The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 7 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 37 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.86% 5.93% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.97% 7.84% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £306 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £331 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 3
Average hourly rate £42.25 £38.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.45% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.58 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £48.60 £35.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
195 268 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.31% 75.71% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 169 260
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 8
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 27 - -
Templecombe +2 3 - - 3
Bath - 3 £325 - 4
Taunton - 1 £375 - 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 59 (80.82%) C++
2 51 (69.86%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) UML
4 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
5 35 (47.95%) C#
6 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (41.10%) SC Cleared
8 27 (36.99%) Scrum
9 22 (30.14%) Time Management
10 19 (26.03%) OO
10 19 (26.03%) User Experience
11 18 (24.66%) Aerospace
12 17 (23.29%) Visual Studio
13 15 (20.55%) .NET
14 14 (19.18%) SQL
15 13 (17.81%) Rational DOORS
16 12 (16.44%) Apache Camel
16 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
17 11 (15.07%) Web Services
17 11 (15.07%) Information Management
17 11 (15.07%) Spring
17 11 (15.07%) Luciad
17 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (15.07%) Apache CXF
18 10 (13.70%) HTML
18 10 (13.70%) STL
18 10 (13.70%) MFC
18 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
19 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (6.85%) IIS
1 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.37%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) IaaS
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SSDT
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.81%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.48%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.11%) Selenium
6 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 18 (24.66%) Aerospace
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Software Engineer
2 33 (45.21%) Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.66%) Java Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.22%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.22%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (4.11%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) Apache Camel
3 11 (15.07%) Apache CXF
3 11 (15.07%) Spring
3 11 (15.07%) Web Services
4 10 (13.70%) HTML
4 10 (13.70%) MFC
4 10 (13.70%) STL
5 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.48%) CSS
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.11%) XML
8 2 (2.74%) JSP
8 2 (2.74%) WPF
9 1 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.37%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.37%) REST
9 1 (1.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) User Experience
2 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) UML
2 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.99%) Scrum
4 22 (30.14%) Time Management
5 19 (26.03%) OO
6 11 (15.07%) Information Management
6 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (10.96%) SDLC
8 7 (9.59%) Requirements Management
9 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 5 (6.85%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.48%) MVC
11 4 (5.48%) Static Code Analysis
12 3 (4.11%) ITIL
12 3 (4.11%) Migration
12 3 (4.11%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (80.82%) C++
2 51 (69.86%) Java
3 35 (47.95%) C#
4 14 (19.18%) SQL
5 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) C
7 3 (4.11%) Ada
7 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.74%) Delphi
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Security Cleared
2 30 (41.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Luciad
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
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