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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 16 12 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.00% 15.41% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 19.17% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £249 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £399 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 33 8
Median hourly rate £40.38 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £30.51 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.43 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
169 266 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 69.55% 80.36% 86.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 140 234
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 12
Median hourly rate £34.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bath - 7 £375 - 11
Yeovil -1 5 - -
Taunton +8 2 £396 +13.21% 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 40 (74.07%) Java
2 36 (66.67%) C++
3 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (46.30%) UML
5 21 (38.89%) C#
6 20 (37.04%) Scrum
7 19 (35.19%) OO
8 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
10 15 (27.78%) Time Management
11 13 (24.07%) User Experience
12 11 (20.37%) Aerospace
12 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
13 10 (18.52%) MFC
13 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.52%) STL
13 10 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (16.67%) SDLC
14 9 (16.67%) Spring
15 8 (14.81%) Web Services
15 8 (14.81%) .NET
16 7 (12.96%) Open Source
17 6 (11.11%) Web Development
17 6 (11.11%) TDD
17 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 6 (11.11%) Linux
18 5 (9.26%) MVC
18 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
18 5 (9.26%) SQL
18 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce

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 2 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.85%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.70%) HBase
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) SSDT
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.37%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Software Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Java Engineer
3 15 (27.78%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) MFC
1 10 (18.52%) STL
2 9 (16.67%) Spring
3 8 (14.81%) .NET
3 8 (14.81%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) JSON-LD
4 5 (9.26%) OAuth2
4 5 (9.26%) RESTful
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Camel
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) Apache CXF
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.56%) SAML
6 3 (5.56%) XML
7 2 (3.70%) J2EE
7 2 (3.70%) WPF
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Semantic Web
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) UML
3 20 (37.04%) Scrum
4 19 (35.19%) OO
5 15 (27.78%) Time Management
6 9 (16.67%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Open Source
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Web Development
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.26%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) MVC
9 5 (9.26%) Open Source Development
9 5 (9.26%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.56%) Information Management
11 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) Java
2 36 (66.67%) C++
3 21 (38.89%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) C
7 3 (5.56%) Ada
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.70%) Delphi
9 1 (1.85%) Groovy
9 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ansible
1 3 (5.56%) OpenAM
2 2 (3.70%) Oozie
2 2 (3.70%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.70%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.85%) Mesos
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) ForgeRock
2 3 (5.56%) Luciad
3 2 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) VMware