The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Taunton region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.16% 45.31% 42.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 46.03% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 35
Median daily rate £365 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £456 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%

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
57 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 90.48% 98.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 71
Median daily rate £225 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.55% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Taunton region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (83.78%) C#
3 30 (81.08%) .NET
4 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
5 18 (48.65%) TDD
5 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
5 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
5 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
7 15 (40.54%) Automated Testing
7 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
7 15 (40.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (37.84%) Kanban
9 13 (35.14%) Pair Programming
10 12 (32.43%) QA
11 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
11 11 (29.73%) Line Management
12 10 (27.03%) NServiceBus
12 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
12 10 (27.03%) WPF
13 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (24.32%) MVC
14 8 (21.62%) BDD
14 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
16 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.03%) NServiceBus
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (5.41%) HBase
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) WPF
4 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (16.22%) Gherkin
7 5 (13.51%) WF
8 3 (8.11%) CSS
8 3 (8.11%) HTML
9 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (5.41%) Apache Camel
9 2 (5.41%) PostGIS
10 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Scrum
3 18 (48.65%) TDD
3 18 (48.65%) Unit Testing
4 15 (40.54%) Automated Testing
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (37.84%) Kanban
6 13 (35.14%) Pair Programming
7 11 (29.73%) Line Management
7 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
9 8 (21.62%) BDD
10 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
11 5 (13.51%) Web Development
11 5 (13.51%) Workflow
12 3 (8.11%) Open Source
13 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Oozie
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Cloudera