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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 30 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.66% 10.88% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.85% 13.13% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 5
Median daily rate £350 £400 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +20.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
178 320 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.11% 82.90% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 199 190
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £304 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £31.60 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Yeovil -3 16 £425 +6.25% 2
Taunton +5 6 £350 -12.50% 2
Bath +9 4 - - 10
Street +11 1 £550 +57.14%
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Scrum
3 26 (57.78%) C#
4 22 (48.89%) Java
5 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
6 17 (37.78%) C++
7 15 (33.33%) .NET
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (28.89%) UML
9 13 (28.89%) Time Management
10 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
11 11 (24.44%) OO
12 9 (20.00%) SQL
12 9 (20.00%) Kanban
13 8 (17.78%) QA
13 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
14 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.56%) TDD
14 7 (15.56%) Pair Programming
15 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
15 6 (13.33%) Web Services
15 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
15 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
15 6 (13.33%) Line Management
15 6 (13.33%) User Experience
16 5 (11.11%) Change Control
16 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012

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 3 (6.67%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) HBase
5 2 (4.44%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) SSDT
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) International Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Software Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Java Server Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) JSON
4 4 (8.89%) JSON-LD
4 4 (8.89%) OAuth2
4 4 (8.89%) RESTful
4 4 (8.89%) SAML
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.67%) WPF
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 2 (4.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.44%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Scrum
3 13 (28.89%) Time Management
3 13 (28.89%) UML
4 12 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 11 (24.44%) OO
6 9 (20.00%) Kanban
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (15.56%) Pair Programming
8 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Line Management
10 5 (11.11%) Change Control
10 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.11%) Open Source
11 4 (8.89%) BDD
11 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (8.89%) MVC
11 4 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) C++
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Ada
6 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.22%) Lua
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Shibboleth
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) OpenAM
1 4 (8.89%) OpenSSO
1 4 (8.89%) Sun Identity Manager
2 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) ForgeRock
2 4 (8.89%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) ATG
3 1 (2.22%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) Luciad
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