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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Somerset
Rank 10 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 39 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.79% 10.00% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.10% 12.09% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
Median daily rate £388 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.94 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +23.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
194 273 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.54% 82.73% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 171 145
Median daily rate £355 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £28.85 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 0 15 £425 +6.25% 4
Taunton +7 9 £340 -15.00% 1
Bath - 7 £388 - 9
Street - 2 £550 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Scrum
3 36 (60.00%) C#
4 29 (48.33%) Java
5 26 (43.33%) C++
5 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
7 21 (35.00%) UML
8 18 (30.00%) Time Management
9 17 (28.33%) OO
9 17 (28.33%) .NET
9 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
9 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
10 13 (21.67%) Kanban
10 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (20.00%) TDD
11 12 (20.00%) QA
12 11 (18.33%) SQL
13 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 9 (15.00%) MVC
14 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
15 8 (13.33%) Linux
15 8 (13.33%) Pair Programming
15 8 (13.33%) User Experience
15 8 (13.33%) Line Management
15 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
15 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
15 8 (13.33%) 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 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.67%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.67%) Drupal
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.33%) Big Data
5 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) HBase
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) MySQL
6 2 (3.33%) QGIS
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.67%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.67%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.67%) Ant
6 1 (1.67%) jMock
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.67%) WATIR
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Military
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) International Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 20 (33.33%) Developer
3 17 (28.33%) Java Engineer
4 16 (26.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.33%) DOORS Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (13.33%) WPF
5 6 (10.00%) CSS
5 6 (10.00%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) JSP
7 4 (6.67%) Spring
8 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.00%) RESTful
9 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.33%) JSON-LD
9 2 (3.33%) OAuth2
9 2 (3.33%) PostGIS
9 2 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) RIA
3 2 (3.33%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.67%) OpenWrt
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Scrum
3 21 (35.00%) UML
4 18 (30.00%) Time Management
5 17 (28.33%) Automated Testing
5 17 (28.33%) OO
6 13 (21.67%) Kanban
6 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (20.00%) TDD
8 9 (15.00%) MVC
9 8 (13.33%) Line Management
9 8 (13.33%) Pair Programming
10 6 (10.00%) Change Control
11 5 (8.33%) BDD
11 5 (8.33%) Open Source
11 5 (8.33%) Web Development
12 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
13 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) C#
2 29 (48.33%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) C++
4 11 (18.33%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) Ada
6 3 (5.00%) Lua
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
1 2 (3.33%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.67%) BusyBox
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Oozie
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) OpenAM
2 2 (3.33%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.33%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) ATG
2 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
2 2 (3.33%) ForgeRock
2 2 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (1.67%) BEA
3 1 (1.67%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Luciad
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £34.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago