The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Taunton region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 62 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.58% 26.92% 23.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.24% 26.92% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 4
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£330 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £352 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
158 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.76% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 18 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £10.58 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 52 (71.23%) Security Cleared
2 50 (68.49%) SC Cleared
2 50 (68.49%) C#
3 47 (64.38%) .NET
4 46 (63.01%) SQL
5 43 (58.90%) Scrum
6 42 (57.53%) Unit Testing
7 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET
8 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (23.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (23.29%) .NET Framework
10 16 (21.92%) TDD
10 16 (21.92%) MVC
10 16 (21.92%) SOA
10 16 (21.92%) SAP
10 16 (21.92%) ABAP
11 15 (20.55%) K2 blackpearl
12 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
13 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
13 13 (17.81%) Back Office
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.70%) Code Coverage
15 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
16 7 (9.59%) WCF
17 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
17 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
17 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (20.55%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Summit
2 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) Ingres
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) DTS
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) Selenium
General
1 13 (17.81%) Back Office
2 2 (2.74%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (64.38%) .NET
2 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET
3 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (23.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (23.29%) .NET Framework
5 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (9.59%) WCF
7 6 (8.22%) HTML
7 6 (8.22%) CSS
8 5 (6.85%) XML
8 5 (6.85%) WPF
8 5 (6.85%) WF
8 5 (6.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (6.85%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (5.48%) LINQ
9 4 (5.48%) jQuery
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.74%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.37%) Android
1 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.37%) OS/400
1 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Scrum
2 42 (57.53%) Unit Testing
3 16 (21.92%) TDD
3 16 (21.92%) MVC
3 16 (21.92%) SOA
4 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.70%) Code Coverage
5 6 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.74%) Time Management
8 1 (1.37%) Android Development
8 1 (1.37%) Release Management
8 1 (1.37%) ERP
8 1 (1.37%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) C#
2 46 (63.01%) SQL
3 16 (21.92%) ABAP
4 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) Java
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) RPG
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (71.23%) Security Cleared
2 50 (68.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) SAP
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Greenplum
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Netezza