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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 29.27% 29.31% 30.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.57% 29.82% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 3
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£384 £339 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.05% +19.10%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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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
157 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.73% 98.28% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 31 17
Average daily rate £400 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.58 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% -5.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 60 (69.77%) C#
2 59 (68.60%) Security Cleared
3 57 (66.28%) SC Cleared
3 57 (66.28%) SQL
3 57 (66.28%) .NET
4 53 (61.63%) Scrum
5 52 (60.47%) Unit Testing
6 41 (47.67%) ASP.NET
7 34 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
8 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 18 (20.93%) TDD
9 18 (20.93%) MVC
10 17 (19.77%) Code Coverage
10 17 (19.77%) SOA
10 17 (19.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
11 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (18.60%) SAP
11 16 (18.60%) ABAP
11 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
12 15 (17.44%) Back Office
12 15 (17.44%) K2 blackpearl
13 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
14 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
16 7 (8.14%) WCF
16 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (8.14%) HTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (17.44%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) DB2
3 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) DTS
5 1 (1.16%) Ingres
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.49%) Selenium
General
1 15 (17.44%) Back Office
2 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (66.28%) .NET
2 41 (47.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (19.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 17 (19.77%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.14%) WCF
6 7 (8.14%) CSS
6 7 (8.14%) HTML
7 5 (5.81%) jQuery
7 5 (5.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (5.81%) Task Parallel Library
7 5 (5.81%) XML
7 5 (5.81%) WPF
7 5 (5.81%) WF
8 4 (4.65%) LINQ
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.33%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) UNIX
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.16%) Android
2 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (61.63%) Scrum
2 52 (60.47%) Unit Testing
3 18 (20.93%) TDD
3 18 (20.93%) MVC
4 17 (19.77%) SOA
4 17 (19.77%) Code Coverage
5 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.33%) Time Management
9 1 (1.16%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (1.16%) Android Development
9 1 (1.16%) Release Management
9 1 (1.16%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.16%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.16%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.16%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) C#
2 57 (66.28%) SQL
3 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
4 16 (18.60%) ABAP
5 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.98%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) VB6
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (68.60%) Security Cleared
2 57 (66.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) SAP
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Netezza
3 3 (3.49%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
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