The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.24% 5.85% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 8.87% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.62% 65.96% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 72 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.16 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +2 10 £275 -
Street - 2 £298 - 1
Bath - 1 £513 - 7
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Frome - - - - 1
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Taunton - - - - 1
Templecombe - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 11 (44.00%) UML
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (36.00%) Change Control
5 9 (36.00%) OOP
5 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) C++
6 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Web Development
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 4 (16.00%) JSP
9 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (16.00%) SAP
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (16.00%) Apache
9 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) QA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.00%) Moq
5 1 (4.00%) MSTest
5 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Avionics
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) JSP
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) Sass
4 3 (12.00%) LESS
4 3 (12.00%) Ext JS
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 11 (44.00%) UML
3 10 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Change Control
4 9 (36.00%) OOP
4 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (28.00%) Web Development
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Time Management
7 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.00%) ERP
8 2 (8.00%) ETL
8 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
9 1 (4.00%) Market Research
9 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ABAP
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Delphi
6 1 (4.00%) Ada
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) ESRI
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