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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.21% 29.45% 30.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.14% 30.57% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 13
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£350 £384 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +13.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £314 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
74 157 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 97.37% 96.32% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 122 29
Average daily rate £350 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.60 £15.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% +41.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 (76.71%) .NET
2 43 (58.90%) SQL
3 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (53.42%) C#
5 36 (49.32%) Unit Testing
6 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET
7 30 (41.10%) Security Cleared
8 28 (38.36%) HTML
8 28 (38.36%) .NET Framework
9 26 (35.62%) Scrum
10 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
10 24 (32.88%) MVC
10 24 (32.88%) SC Cleared
11 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
12 16 (21.92%) CSS
12 16 (21.92%) Windows
12 16 (21.92%) WPF
12 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
13 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
14 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
14 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
14 12 (16.44%) IIS
14 12 (16.44%) Web Services
14 12 (16.44%) Oracle
15 11 (15.07%) C++
15 11 (15.07%) BDD
15 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (13.70%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (16.44%) IIS
2 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.59%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (6.85%) CMS
5 4 (5.48%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.11%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
2 12 (16.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.96%) Back Office
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (76.71%) .NET
2 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET
3 28 (38.36%) .NET Framework
3 28 (38.36%) HTML
4 16 (21.92%) WPF
4 16 (21.92%) Entity Framework
4 16 (21.92%) CSS
5 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (16.44%) Web Services
7 8 (10.96%) WF
8 6 (8.22%) WCF
9 4 (5.48%) XML
10 3 (4.11%) XHTML
10 3 (4.11%) Ajax
11 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.37%) HTML5
12 1 (1.37%) SOAP
12 1 (1.37%) jQuery
12 1 (1.37%) REST
12 1 (1.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) Unit Testing
3 26 (35.62%) Scrum
4 24 (32.88%) MVC
5 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
6 11 (15.07%) BDD
7 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.70%) ETL
8 9 (12.33%) UML
9 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.96%) Refactoring
10 7 (9.59%) ITIL
11 4 (5.48%) Change Management
11 4 (5.48%) Workflow
11 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Web Development
12 3 (4.11%) Web Design
12 3 (4.11%) TDD
12 3 (4.11%) OO
12 3 (4.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) SQL
2 39 (53.42%) C#
3 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.07%) C++
5 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) ESRI
3 5 (6.85%) EPiServer
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Adobe
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.37%) Telerik
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