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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.38% 17.33% 27.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.38% 18.06% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 7
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£375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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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
96 72 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 96.00% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 54 18
Average daily rate £373 £372 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £414 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 51 (82.26%) .NET
2 48 (77.42%) SQL
3 46 (74.19%) C#
4 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
4 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (51.61%) Unit Testing
6 31 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 30 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 29 (46.77%) Scrum
9 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
9 24 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
11 21 (33.87%) Code Coverage
12 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (32.26%) Automated Testing
13 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
14 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
15 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
16 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
16 10 (16.13%) Back Office
17 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
19 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
19 6 (9.68%) MVC
19 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
20 5 (8.06%) Finance
20 5 (8.06%) Oracle
20 5 (8.06%) Web Accessibility
20 5 (8.06%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (1.61%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.45%) DB2
4 4 (6.45%) Big Data
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (24.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.13%) Back Office
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (82.26%) .NET
2 33 (53.23%) ASP.NET
3 30 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (46.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.23%) HTML
6 2 (3.23%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) WinForms
7 1 (1.61%) WCF
7 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) NHS
1 2 (3.23%) GIS
2 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Unit Testing
3 29 (46.77%) Scrum
4 21 (33.87%) Code Coverage
5 20 (32.26%) Automated Testing
5 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
8 5 (8.06%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (4.84%) SOA
10 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.23%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.61%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.61%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (1.61%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (77.42%) SQL
2 46 (74.19%) C#
3 31 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.45%) VB
4 4 (6.45%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Netezza
3 4 (6.45%) Greenplum
4 2 (3.23%) Tableau