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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 10 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 62 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.10% 37.58% 25.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.48% 38.99% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 51 9
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£375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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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
83 159 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 93.26% 96.36% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 129 18
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.60 - £11.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 31 July 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 64 (82.05%) .NET
2 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 46 (58.97%) SQL
5 45 (57.69%) C#
6 43 (55.13%) ASP.NET
7 39 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 33 (42.31%) SC Cleared
9 30 (38.46%) Scrum
10 27 (34.62%) .NET Framework
11 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
12 24 (30.77%) MVC
13 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
14 22 (28.21%) HTML
15 18 (23.08%) Oracle
15 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
16 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
17 16 (20.51%) WPF
18 15 (19.23%) K2 blackpearl
19 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
20 12 (15.38%) IIS
20 12 (15.38%) Windows
20 12 (15.38%) Back Office
20 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
20 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
21 11 (14.10%) C++
22 10 (12.82%) CSS
22 10 (12.82%) ETL
22 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (19.23%) K2 blackpearl
2 12 (15.38%) IIS
3 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (82.05%) .NET
2 43 (55.13%) ASP.NET
3 27 (34.62%) .NET Framework
4 22 (28.21%) HTML
5 18 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 16 (20.51%) WPF
7 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 8 (10.26%) Web Services
9 8 (10.26%) WF
10 4 (5.13%) XML
11 3 (3.85%) XHTML
11 3 (3.85%) Ajax
12 2 (2.56%) WCF
13 1 (1.28%) REST
13 1 (1.28%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 30 (38.46%) Scrum
4 24 (30.77%) MVC
5 17 (21.79%) Automated Testing
6 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.82%) ETL
6 10 (12.82%) BDD
7 9 (11.54%) UML
8 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.26%) Refactoring
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 4 (5.13%) Workflow
11 3 (3.85%) TDD
11 3 (3.85%) Line Management
12 2 (2.56%) Web Development
12 2 (2.56%) System Testing
12 2 (2.56%) OO
13 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 45 (57.69%) C#
3 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 11 (14.10%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) ESRI
3 1 (1.28%) Telerik
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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