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 22 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.31% 1.96% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 2.55% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
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£340 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.31 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.06 - £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.56 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
258 157 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.38% 76.96% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 115 77
Average daily rate £330 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.40 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.56% -45.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £19.52 £22.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.63 £21.28 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Street - 5 £305 -
Yeovil - 3 £275 - 1
Bath - 1 £375 - 14
Bridgwater - - - - 2
Frome - - - -
Taunton - - - - 3
Wells - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (84.62%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 11 (42.31%) UML
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) C++
4 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 7 (26.92%) OOP
7 7 (26.92%) J2EE
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Change Control
8 6 (23.08%) JSP
8 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
9 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
9 5 (19.23%) .NET
9 5 (19.23%) SAP
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) Apache
9 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) Web Development
9 5 (19.23%) Time Management
10 4 (15.38%) Marketing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
1 1 (3.85%) HBase
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Voldemort
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (7.69%) ClearQuest
3 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Military
4 1 (3.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) J2EE
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) JSP
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Spring Batch
5 3 (11.54%) Spring Integration
6 2 (7.69%) GWT
7 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) DTV
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) OO
2 11 (42.31%) UML
3 9 (34.62%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Change Control
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
6 5 (19.23%) Time Management
7 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) Information Management
9 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
10 1 (3.85%) ERP
10 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Delphi
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Ada
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) ESRI
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