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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 40 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.70% 2.97% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% 3.90% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 8
Average daily rate £390 £460 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £460 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.88 £36.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.46%
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
260 231 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.54% 76.24% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 147 104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £24.20 £21.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Yeovil -1 18 £400 - 6
Templecombe -1 9 - -
Taunton - 8 £400 - 3
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (77.78%) C++
2 50 (61.73%) UML
2 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (55.56%) C#
4 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
5 42 (51.85%) Scrum
6 40 (49.38%) Java
7 36 (44.44%) SQL
8 32 (39.51%) HTML
8 32 (39.51%) SC Cleared
9 28 (34.57%) .NET
10 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
10 25 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (27.16%) Oracle
11 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
11 22 (27.16%) Time Management
11 22 (27.16%) Automated Testing
12 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET
12 21 (25.93%) Windows
13 20 (24.69%) IIS
13 20 (24.69%) OO
13 20 (24.69%) SharePoint
13 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
14 19 (23.46%) Visual Studio
14 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (23.46%) Unit Testing
15 17 (20.99%) Refactoring
15 17 (20.99%) Service Delivery
15 17 (20.99%) ITIL
16 16 (19.75%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (24.69%) IIS
1 20 (24.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) FrameMaker
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) SSDT
3 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.47%) GIS
3 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.47%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (23.46%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.58%) Selenium
4 10 (12.35%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (9.88%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.94%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 11 (13.58%) Aerospace
2 9 (11.11%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.94%) Military
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Avionics
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Developer
2 36 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 21 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 15 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 14 (17.28%) Java Engineer
5 14 (17.28%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 10 (12.35%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) HTML
2 28 (34.57%) .NET
3 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 16 (19.75%) .NET Framework
5 11 (13.58%) Apache Camel
5 11 (13.58%) CSS
5 11 (13.58%) JSP
6 10 (12.35%) Web Services
7 9 (11.11%) Apache CXF
7 9 (11.11%) Spring
8 3 (3.70%) MFC
9 2 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (2.47%) PostGIS
9 2 (2.47%) REST
9 2 (2.47%) STL
10 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.23%) J2EE
10 1 (1.23%) SOAP
10 1 (1.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) User Experience
2 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (61.73%) UML
2 42 (51.85%) Scrum
3 22 (27.16%) Automated Testing
3 22 (27.16%) Time Management
4 20 (24.69%) OO
5 19 (23.46%) Unit Testing
6 17 (20.99%) ITIL
6 17 (20.99%) Refactoring
6 17 (20.99%) Service Delivery
7 11 (13.58%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (13.58%) Web Development
8 9 (11.11%) Information Management
9 7 (8.64%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.64%) Requirements Management
10 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.17%) Line Management
10 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.94%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (77.78%) C++
2 45 (55.56%) C#
3 40 (49.38%) Java
4 36 (44.44%) SQL
5 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.64%) C
7 5 (6.17%) Ada
8 1 (1.23%) Ada 83
8 1 (1.23%) Ada 95
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
2 32 (39.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Luciad
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
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