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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 44 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.79% 2.96% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.42% 3.56% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
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£338 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £494 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 7 0
Average hourly rate £44.88 £33.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
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
268 337 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.91% 83.21% 61.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 251 64
Average daily rate £360 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £492 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 11 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 2015.

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
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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
Templecombe - 17 - -
Yeovil -2 15 £338 +22.72% 1
Bridgwater - 3 £350 - 1
Taunton - 3 £325 - 4
Wells - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 43 (72.88%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) UML
3 33 (55.93%) C++
3 33 (55.93%) Security Cleared
4 28 (47.46%) SC Cleared
5 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (40.68%) SQL
6 24 (40.68%) Requirements Analysis
7 23 (38.98%) HTML
8 22 (37.29%) OO
8 22 (37.29%) Scrum
9 21 (35.59%) JSP
9 21 (35.59%) Web Services
9 21 (35.59%) C#
10 19 (32.20%) CSS
10 19 (32.20%) Spring
11 18 (30.51%) Information Management
11 18 (30.51%) Management Information System
11 18 (30.51%) Apache
11 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
12 16 (27.12%) Web Development
13 15 (25.42%) Luciad
13 15 (25.42%) Apache Camel
14 14 (23.73%) Time Management
15 12 (20.34%) Apache CXF
15 12 (20.34%) .NET
16 11 (18.64%) Eclipse
16 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
17 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
18 9 (15.25%) Rational DOORS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (30.51%) Apache
1 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Eclipse
2 9 (15.25%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.08%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (84.75%) Software Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Trainee Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Trainee
5 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) HTML
2 21 (35.59%) JSP
2 21 (35.59%) Web Services
3 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 19 (32.20%) Spring
4 15 (25.42%) Apache Camel
5 12 (20.34%) Apache CXF
5 12 (20.34%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.78%) jQuery
7 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.08%) GWT
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.69%) Java EE
9 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.69%) WCF
9 1 (1.69%) J2EE
9 1 (1.69%) Swing
9 1 (1.69%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) iPad
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) UML
2 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) Requirements Analysis
4 22 (37.29%) Scrum
4 22 (37.29%) OO
5 18 (30.51%) Information Management
6 16 (27.12%) Web Development
7 14 (23.73%) Time Management
8 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.47%) Requirements Management
10 4 (6.78%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Requirements Engineering
11 3 (5.08%) MVC
12 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
12 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) Java
2 33 (55.93%) C++
3 24 (40.68%) SQL
4 21 (35.59%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) Ada
7 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.39%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) C
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (55.93%) Security Cleared
2 28 (47.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Luciad
2 3 (5.08%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
Taunton, Somerset
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
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Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £395 - £400 per day
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
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