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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 4 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 32.00% 39.22% 29.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.21% 39.22% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 24
Median daily rate £313 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £365 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
43 51 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 86.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 73
Median daily rate £235 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £510 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) .NET
3 27 (81.82%) C#
4 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (51.52%) Scrum
5 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
5 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (45.45%) TDD
7 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
8 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
8 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
9 12 (36.36%) WPF
9 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 12 (36.36%) BDD
10 11 (33.33%) MVC
10 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
11 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
11 10 (30.30%) Pair Programming
11 10 (30.30%) QA
11 10 (30.30%) Kanban
11 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
12 8 (24.24%) Line Management
12 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
12 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
12 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
12 8 (24.24%) Selenium
12 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (18.18%) Web Development

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 6 (18.18%) NServiceBus
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) QGIS
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) Sahi
3 2 (6.06%) WATIR
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Framework
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 12 (36.36%) WPF
4 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (24.24%) Gherkin
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.06%) PostGIS
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) TDD
4 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
5 12 (36.36%) BDD
6 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 11 (33.33%) MVC
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (30.30%) Kanban
7 10 (30.30%) Pair Programming
7 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (24.24%) Line Management
8 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
8 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
9 6 (18.18%) Web Development
10 4 (12.12%) Open Source
11 2 (6.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 1 (3.03%) Reverse Engineering
12 1 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oozie
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Cloudera