The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 16 23 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.05% 5.79% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 6.03% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £225 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 3
Median hourly rate £42.25 £47.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 365 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 91.53% 96.05% 98.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 209 332
Median daily rate £340 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 16
Median hourly rate £35.50 £30.77 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.47 £55.00 £37.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +6 16 - - 1
Templecombe +3 2 - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (90.48%) C++
3 31 (73.81%) Java
4 26 (61.90%) UML
5 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
5 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
6 16 (38.10%) OO
7 15 (35.71%) C#
7 15 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (33.33%) Aerospace
9 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
10 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (26.19%) Scrum
11 11 (26.19%) Time Management
12 10 (23.81%) STL
12 10 (23.81%) MFC
13 8 (19.05%) SDLC
13 8 (19.05%) Requirements Management
14 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (16.67%) Apache CXF
14 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
14 7 (16.67%) User Experience
14 7 (16.67%) Web Services
14 7 (16.67%) C
14 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
14 7 (16.67%) Information Management
14 7 (16.67%) Spring
14 7 (16.67%) Luciad
15 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
15 6 (14.29%) Finance

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) FrameMaker
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 14 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.90%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) MFC
1 10 (23.81%) STL
2 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 7 (16.67%) Apache CXF
2 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) JSP
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) WPF
4 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) UML
3 16 (38.10%) OO
4 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) Time Management
6 8 (19.05%) Requirements Management
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) Information Management
7 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.52%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.14%) Change Control
10 3 (7.14%) Use Case
10 3 (7.14%) Web Development
11 2 (4.76%) MVC
11 2 (4.76%) MVVM
11 2 (4.76%) TDD
11 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) C++
2 31 (73.81%) Java
3 15 (35.71%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) C
5 5 (11.90%) Ada
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Delphi
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Luciad
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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