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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 36.54% 19.61% 14.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.00% 20.83% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
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 £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Developer
Somerset

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
100 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 96.15% 94.12% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 31 14
Average daily rate £330 £375 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £410 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 58 (76.32%) .NET
2 53 (69.74%) SQL
3 52 (68.42%) C#
4 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (51.32%) Unit Testing
5 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 35 (46.05%) Scrum
7 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (40.79%) Security Cleared
9 30 (39.47%) SC Cleared
9 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 30 (39.47%) T-SQL
10 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 24 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (28.95%) Code Coverage
12 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (27.63%) Automated Testing
13 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
14 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.79%) Test Scripting
16 10 (13.16%) TDD
17 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
17 9 (11.84%) Back Office
17 9 (11.84%) SAP
17 9 (11.84%) ABAP
17 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (10.53%) SOA
19 7 (9.21%) MVC
20 6 (7.89%) K2 blackpearl
21 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (7.89%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Summit
1 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) DB2
3 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.84%) Back Office
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (76.32%) .NET
2 38 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 3 (3.95%) HTML
7 2 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.32%) WinForms
8 1 (1.32%) WCF
8 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) GIS
1 2 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (51.32%) Unit Testing
2 35 (46.05%) Scrum
3 22 (28.95%) Code Coverage
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (27.63%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 10 (13.16%) TDD
7 8 (10.53%) SOA
8 7 (9.21%) MVC
9 5 (6.58%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.95%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.63%) Rapid Prototyping
11 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
12 1 (1.32%) Automation Testing
12 1 (1.32%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.32%) MVVM
12 1 (1.32%) Release Management
12 1 (1.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) SQL
2 52 (68.42%) C#
3 30 (39.47%) T-SQL
4 9 (11.84%) ABAP
5 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.26%) VB
5 4 (5.26%) Java
5 4 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) Security Cleared
2 30 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Netezza
4 4 (5.26%) Greenplum
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Taunton
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 - £400 per day all inclusive
Posted: 22 days ago
Taunton
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 - £50 per day all inclusive
Posted: 22 days ago