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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 51 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 38.06% 11.02% 28.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.06% 11.48% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 11 12
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£330 £345 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £360 £319
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
134 122 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 96.06% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 98 20
Average daily rate £375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £475 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 73 (82.95%) .NET
2 57 (64.77%) SQL
2 57 (64.77%) C#
3 47 (53.41%) Unit Testing
4 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (48.86%) ASP.NET
6 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
7 36 (40.91%) Scrum
8 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
9 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
10 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 19 (21.59%) MVC
13 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
14 16 (18.18%) Automated Testing
14 16 (18.18%) K2 blackpearl
14 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (17.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (17.05%) Back Office
15 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
15 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (13.64%) VB.NET
18 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (12.50%) WPF
18 11 (12.50%) Code Coverage
19 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
20 9 (10.23%) ETL
20 9 (10.23%) Oracle
20 9 (10.23%) JavaScript

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (18.18%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.23%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) DB2
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (17.05%) Back Office
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (82.95%) .NET
2 43 (48.86%) ASP.NET
3 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 16 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (17.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (12.50%) WPF
8 7 (7.95%) WF
8 7 (7.95%) Web Services
9 5 (5.68%) CSS
9 5 (5.68%) HTML
10 3 (3.41%) Ajax
10 3 (3.41%) XML
10 3 (3.41%) XHTML
11 1 (1.14%) WinForms
11 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (53.41%) Unit Testing
2 46 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.91%) Scrum
4 19 (21.59%) MVC
5 16 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.50%) Code Coverage
7 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.23%) ETL
9 7 (7.95%) BDD
10 5 (5.68%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.41%) TDD
11 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.27%) OO
12 2 (2.27%) SOA
12 2 (2.27%) Web Development
12 2 (2.27%) Waterfall
13 1 (1.14%) Automation Testing
13 1 (1.14%) Dependency Injection
13 1 (1.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) C#
1 57 (64.77%) SQL
2 18 (20.45%) T-SQL
3 12 (13.64%) VB.NET
4 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.55%) Java
5 4 (4.55%) Scala
5 4 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) ESRI
4 2 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (1.14%) Netezza
5 1 (1.14%) Greenplum
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