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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.38% 15.18% 11.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.24% 15.53% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 7
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£335 £319 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £105 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £374 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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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
111 219 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 95.69% 97.77% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 181 18
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.24% +82.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 70 (81.40%) .NET
2 47 (54.65%) SQL
2 47 (54.65%) C#
3 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.35%) Unit Testing
5 34 (39.53%) Security Cleared
6 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET
7 30 (34.88%) SQL Server
8 28 (32.56%) SC Cleared
9 25 (29.07%) .NET Framework
9 25 (29.07%) Scrum
10 23 (26.74%) MVC
11 18 (20.93%) Entity Framework
12 16 (18.60%) WPF
13 15 (17.44%) Back Office
13 15 (17.44%) VB.NET
13 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
13 15 (17.44%) K2 blackpearl
14 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
15 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
15 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
16 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
16 10 (11.63%) HTML
16 10 (11.63%) CSS
17 9 (10.47%) ETL
17 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
17 9 (10.47%) BDD
18 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Software

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.44%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
2 11 (12.79%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (17.44%) Back Office
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (81.40%) .NET
2 33 (38.37%) ASP.NET
3 25 (29.07%) .NET Framework
4 18 (20.93%) Entity Framework
5 16 (18.60%) WPF
6 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (11.63%) HTML
7 10 (11.63%) CSS
8 8 (9.30%) WF
9 6 (6.98%) Web Services
10 3 (3.49%) XML
10 3 (3.49%) XHTML
10 3 (3.49%) WCF
10 3 (3.49%) Ajax
11 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.16%) WinForms
12 1 (1.16%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (45.35%) Unit Testing
3 25 (29.07%) Scrum
4 23 (26.74%) MVC
5 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 9 (10.47%) ETL
6 9 (10.47%) BDD
7 5 (5.81%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (5.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.65%) Workflow
9 3 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.33%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.33%) Web Development
10 2 (2.33%) TDD
10 2 (2.33%) System Testing
10 2 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.33%) OO
10 2 (2.33%) Code Coverage
11 1 (1.16%) Migration
11 1 (1.16%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) SQL
1 47 (54.65%) C#
2 15 (17.44%) VB.NET
3 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.65%) Scala
5 4 (4.65%) VB
5 4 (4.65%) Java
6 3 (3.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) ESRI
4 2 (2.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.16%) Telerik
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