The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Taunton region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 22.22% 46.08% 35.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.33% 46.53% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 45 35
Median daily rate £375 £385 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +9.45%
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
60 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.24% 99.02% 98.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 90 85
Median daily rate £225 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.55% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £436 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.05 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Taunton region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 8 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) .NET
3 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
6 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
6 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
6 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
7 12 (41.38%) TDD
7 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
8 11 (37.93%) Kanban
9 9 (31.03%) QA
9 9 (31.03%) Line Management
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (24.14%) NServiceBus
10 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.69%) Workflow
11 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.69%) WPF
11 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
12 5 (17.24%) WF

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) NServiceBus
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) HBase
3 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.45%) LSMW
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.69%) WPF
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (17.24%) WF
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
2 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Automated Testing
3 12 (41.38%) TDD
4 11 (37.93%) Kanban
4 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (31.03%) Line Management
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Workflow
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
11 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) ABAP
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) SAP
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