The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
215 285 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.13% 97.94% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 139 232
Median daily rate £353 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Software Programmer in the job title.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Programmer across the Somerset region.

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Software Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Software Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python

Software Programmer Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python