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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Somerset
Rank 9 11 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 40 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.39% 11.95% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.41% 14.46% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Median daily rate £369 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £41.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.53% +10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
196 242 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 80.33% 82.59% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 145
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.88 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 February 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 -1 16 £425 - 2
Taunton 0 8 £280 -25.33% 1
Bath - 8 £444 - 7
Street - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (67.69%) Scrum
3 41 (63.08%) C#
4 33 (50.77%) C++
5 32 (49.23%) Java
5 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
6 29 (44.62%) SC Cleared
7 27 (41.54%) UML
8 24 (36.92%) Time Management
9 23 (35.38%) OO
10 16 (24.62%) Automated Testing
10 16 (24.62%) .NET
10 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
11 13 (20.00%) User Experience
12 12 (18.46%) Kanban
12 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
13 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
13 11 (16.92%) QA
14 10 (15.38%) TDD
14 10 (15.38%) SQL
14 10 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (13.85%) Line Management
15 9 (13.85%) Rational DOORS
15 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
15 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
15 9 (13.85%) MVC
15 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.31%) Pair Programming
16 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
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 6 (9.23%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.54%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Drupal
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.62%) Big Data
4 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) QGIS
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
3 9 (13.85%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (7.69%) JIRA
5 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) jMock
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.54%) NUnit
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.54%) WATIR
7 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Military
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Software Engineer
2 21 (32.31%) Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Java Engineer
4 17 (26.15%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.15%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C++ Applications Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C++ Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
2 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
3 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (12.31%) WPF
4 6 (9.23%) CSS
4 6 (9.23%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) JSP
5 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 3 (4.62%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.62%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.62%) Spring
7 2 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.08%) PostGIS
7 2 (3.08%) RESTful
7 2 (3.08%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) DOM
8 1 (1.54%) SOAP
8 1 (1.54%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) RIA
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.54%) OpenWrt
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (67.69%) Scrum
3 27 (41.54%) UML
4 24 (36.92%) Time Management
5 23 (35.38%) OO
6 16 (24.62%) Automated Testing
7 12 (18.46%) Kanban
7 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (15.38%) TDD
9 9 (13.85%) Line Management
9 9 (13.85%) MVC
10 8 (12.31%) Pair Programming
11 6 (9.23%) Change Control
11 6 (9.23%) Web Development
12 5 (7.69%) BDD
13 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Manual Testing
14 3 (4.62%) Open Source
14 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) C#
2 33 (50.77%) C++
3 32 (49.23%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Ada
6 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) Lua
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 29 (44.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) BusyBox
1 1 (1.54%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Oozie
2 1 (1.54%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.54%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.54%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) ATG
2 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.54%) BEA
3 1 (1.54%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) Luciad
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Sun