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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 15 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 23 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.54% 8.99% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.57% 11.48% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £355 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £55.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +62.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £32.29 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
183 270 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.93% 78.26% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 155 286
Median daily rate £376 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.77 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +6 14 - - 1
Bath - 7 £375 - 5
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 50 (75.76%) C++
1 50 (75.76%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) UML
3 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 25 (37.88%) C#
6 23 (34.85%) SC Cleared
7 22 (33.33%) Scrum
8 21 (31.82%) OO
9 19 (28.79%) Aerospace
9 19 (28.79%) Time Management
10 16 (24.24%) User Experience
11 15 (22.73%) Spring
11 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
12 14 (21.21%) Web Services
12 14 (21.21%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (16.67%) Apache Camel
14 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
14 10 (15.15%) STL
14 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.15%) MFC
14 10 (15.15%) Luciad
14 10 (15.15%) Information Management
14 10 (15.15%) Apache CXF
14 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (12.12%) .NET
15 8 (12.12%) SDLC
16 7 (10.61%) C
16 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.61%) Web Development

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 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) GIS
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.52%) QGIS
5 1 (1.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (21.21%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (6.06%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.52%) Gradle
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (28.79%) Aerospace
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 23 (34.85%) Developer
3 19 (28.79%) Java Engineer
3 19 (28.79%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.61%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Spring
2 14 (21.21%) Web Services
3 11 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 10 (15.15%) Apache CXF
4 10 (15.15%) MFC
4 10 (15.15%) STL
5 8 (12.12%) .NET
6 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) HTML
7 4 (6.06%) JSON
7 4 (6.06%) JSON-LD
7 4 (6.06%) OAuth2
7 4 (6.06%) RESTful
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.55%) XML
9 2 (3.03%) J2EE
9 2 (3.03%) JSP
9 2 (3.03%) SAML
9 2 (3.03%) WPF
10 1 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) User Experience
2 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) UML
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Scrum
4 21 (31.82%) OO
5 19 (28.79%) Time Management
6 10 (15.15%) Information Management
6 10 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (12.12%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) Requirements Management
8 7 (10.61%) Web Development
9 6 (9.09%) Open Source
9 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.58%) MVC
10 5 (7.58%) TDD
10 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.06%) Microservices
11 4 (6.06%) Open Source Development
11 4 (6.06%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.06%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) C++
1 50 (75.76%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) C
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Ada
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) Delphi
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Mesos
2 1 (1.52%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Luciad
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.52%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) Sun
4 1 (1.52%) VMware