The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title 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
Developer
Rank 1 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 50.00% 27.78% 17.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.91% 27.78% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 13
Average daily rate £400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
Developer
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 90 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 98.21% 100.00% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 53
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £673 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Taunton region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (62.69%) C#
4 37 (55.22%) HTML
5 34 (50.75%) SQL
6 33 (49.25%) Scrum
7 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
8 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
8 31 (46.27%) Unit Testing
9 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET
10 29 (43.28%) IIS
11 28 (41.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (38.81%) Automated Testing
13 25 (37.31%) Security Cleared
14 24 (35.82%) Windows
15 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
16 19 (28.36%) CSS
16 19 (28.36%) SpecFlow
17 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
17 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
18 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
18 17 (25.37%) WCF
18 17 (25.37%) C++
18 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
19 16 (23.88%) Oracle
19 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (23.88%) MVC
20 14 (20.90%) Web Services
21 13 (19.40%) UML
21 13 (19.40%) Selenium

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (43.28%) IIS
2 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.94%) CMS
4 5 (7.46%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (4.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) GIS
3 5 (7.46%) QGIS
4 4 (5.97%) Big Data
5 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) QlikView
6 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (28.36%) SpecFlow
3 13 (19.40%) Selenium
4 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (13.43%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) GitLab
7 1 (1.49%) Gradle
7 1 (1.49%) JBehave
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 8 (11.94%) Back Office
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (71.64%) .NET
2 37 (55.22%) HTML
3 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET
4 19 (28.36%) CSS
5 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
5 17 (25.37%) WCF
6 14 (20.90%) Web Services
7 12 (17.91%) HTML5
8 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (13.43%) WPF
11 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
12 6 (8.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 5 (7.46%) PostGIS
14 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
14 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.48%) Apache Camel
15 2 (2.99%) CSS3
16 1 (1.49%) Ajax
16 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows Server
3 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.45%) Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Scrum
3 31 (46.27%) Unit Testing
4 26 (38.81%) Automated Testing
5 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
6 16 (23.88%) MVC
7 13 (19.40%) UML
8 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
9 11 (16.42%) BDD
9 11 (16.42%) ITIL
9 11 (16.42%) Refactoring
10 10 (14.93%) Release Management
11 9 (13.43%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (11.94%) Open Source
13 6 (8.96%) Change Management
13 6 (8.96%) ETL
13 6 (8.96%) MVVM
13 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (7.46%) OOD
14 5 (7.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (62.69%) C#
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.37%) C++
5 10 (14.93%) Java
6 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (37.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.99%) WCAG
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) EPiServer
4 6 (8.96%) Telerik
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Sitecore