The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 51 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.71% 4.39% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 4.69% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £275 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.24% 93.66% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 81 83
Average daily rate £348 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 9
Bridgwater - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Delphi
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35 Per Hour Contract
Posted: 10 days ago
Yeovil
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago