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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 16 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.43% 3.77% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.86% 3.81% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +20.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.63 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +12.58%

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
237 315 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.18% 99.06% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 193 172
Median daily rate £350 £400 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 32
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 0 11 - - 3
Bath - 5 - - 5
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (74.19%) C++
3 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (61.29%) Java
5 18 (58.06%) C#
5 18 (58.06%) UML
6 17 (54.84%) Scrum
7 15 (48.39%) Time Management
7 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
7 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
8 13 (41.94%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
10 6 (19.35%) Change Control
10 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (16.13%) User Experience
11 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
12 4 (12.90%) Apache
12 4 (12.90%) Web Services
12 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
12 4 (12.90%) HTML
12 4 (12.90%) CSS
12 4 (12.90%) JSP
12 4 (12.90%) Spring
12 4 (12.90%) RIA
13 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
13 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
13 3 (9.68%) Web Development

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 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Big Data
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
1 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Buildr
4 1 (3.23%) jMock
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) WATIR
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.68%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) JSP
1 4 (12.90%) Spring
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) JSON-LD
3 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
3 2 (6.45%) React
3 2 (6.45%) SAML
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) EJB
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) RIA
3 2 (6.45%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) OpenWrt
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) UML
4 17 (54.84%) Scrum
5 15 (48.39%) Time Management
6 13 (41.94%) OO
7 6 (19.35%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) API Development
8 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
8 3 (9.68%) Secure Coding
8 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) High Availability
9 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C++
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded C++
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Ada
6 3 (9.68%) Lua
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.23%) BusyBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenAM
1 2 (6.45%) OpenSSO
1 2 (6.45%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock
1 2 (6.45%) Sun
2 1 (3.23%) ATG
2 1 (3.23%) BEA
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Luciad
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Yeovil, Somerset
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Rate: £34.00 - £40.00 per hour
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