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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.75% 24.04% 20.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 24.63% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 9
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £291 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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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 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
90 203 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 93.75% 97.60% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 160 17
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £486 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £11.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +32.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 3 July 2015, 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 56 (78.87%) .NET
2 46 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (59.15%) Unit Testing
4 39 (54.93%) SQL
5 38 (53.52%) C#
6 37 (52.11%) Security Cleared
7 36 (50.70%) ASP.NET
8 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
9 28 (39.44%) Scrum
10 24 (33.80%) MVC
11 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
12 18 (25.35%) Entity Framework
13 16 (22.54%) WPF
13 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
14 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
14 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (21.13%) K2 blackpearl
15 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
16 12 (16.90%) HTML
16 12 (16.90%) Back Office
16 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
16 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
17 10 (14.08%) BDD
17 10 (14.08%) CSS
17 10 (14.08%) ETL
18 9 (12.68%) Oracle
18 9 (12.68%) DV Cleared
19 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (11.27%) WF
19 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (21.13%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
2 12 (16.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.90%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (78.87%) .NET
2 36 (50.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
4 18 (25.35%) Entity Framework
5 16 (22.54%) WPF
6 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (16.90%) HTML
8 10 (14.08%) CSS
9 8 (11.27%) Web Services
9 8 (11.27%) WF
10 4 (5.63%) XML
11 3 (4.23%) XHTML
11 3 (4.23%) Ajax
12 2 (2.82%) WCF
12 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.41%) REST
13 1 (1.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.41%) User Experience
2 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (59.15%) Unit Testing
3 28 (39.44%) Scrum
4 24 (33.80%) MVC
5 10 (14.08%) ETL
5 10 (14.08%) BDD
6 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Workflow
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) TDD
9 2 (2.82%) Web Development
9 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.82%) Code Coverage
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.82%) System Testing
9 2 (2.82%) OO
10 1 (1.41%) Line Management
10 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.41%) Migration
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) SQL
2 38 (53.52%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (52.11%) Security Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) ESRI
3 1 (1.41%) Telerik
3 1 (1.41%) Tableau
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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