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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 13 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 49 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.11% 15.96% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.92% 19.29% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 9
Median daily rate £359 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
151 254 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 68.02% 82.74% 86.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 136 224
Median daily rate £350 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 26 September 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
Taunton +6 7 £312 -19.22% 3
Yeovil -5 5 - - 2
Bath - 4 £365 - 2
Bridgwater - 1 £410 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) Scrum
4 19 (46.34%) C#
5 18 (43.90%) C++
6 14 (34.15%) UML
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) OO
8 11 (26.83%) Time Management
9 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
11 8 (19.51%) Spring
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
11 8 (19.51%) User Experience
12 7 (17.07%) OAuth2
12 7 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (17.07%) JSON-LD
12 7 (17.07%) Web Services
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.07%) JSON
12 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
12 7 (17.07%) Semantic Web
12 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (17.07%) RESTful

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 (7.32%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data
4 4 (9.76%) Neo4j
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.88%) HBase
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) SSDT
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Military
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Software Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Java Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Server Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Spring
3 7 (17.07%) JSON
3 7 (17.07%) JSON-LD
3 7 (17.07%) OAuth2
3 7 (17.07%) RESTful
3 7 (17.07%) Web Services
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.20%) SAML
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.76%) CSS
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) J2EE
6 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.32%) MFC
6 3 (7.32%) STL
6 3 (7.32%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) JSP
7 2 (4.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 7 (17.07%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 14 (34.15%) UML
4 11 (26.83%) OO
4 11 (26.83%) Time Management
5 8 (19.51%) Open Source
5 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
5 8 (19.51%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.63%) Web Development
8 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.20%) High Availability
8 5 (12.20%) Microservices
8 5 (12.20%) Open Source Development
8 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) Line Management
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 18 (43.90%) C++
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Ada
6 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) Delphi
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Shibboleth
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) OpenAM
2 4 (9.76%) OpenSSO
2 4 (9.76%) Sun Identity Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) Oozie
5 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.44%) Mesos
5 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) ForgeRock
3 4 (9.76%) Sun
4 1 (2.44%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) VMware