The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 42 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.28% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £513 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -38.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
Software Programmer
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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
341 426 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.52% 97.26% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 315 78
Average daily rate £360 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 11 19
Average hourly rate £35.75 £33.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +135.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £21.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared