The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Taunton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 26 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.19% 22.37% 41.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 24.64% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Average daily rate £350 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £284 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £323 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 96.70% 90.79% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 17 22
Average daily rate £350 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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 13 (52.00%) C#
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Workflow
6 7 (28.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) Information Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) DTS
5 1 (4.00%) Ingres
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (28.00%) XML
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (16.00%) XSLT
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) XSD
6 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.00%) XHTML
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) Swing
8 1 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) OS/400
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (28.00%) Scrum
1 7 (28.00%) Workflow
2 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Information Management
3 5 (20.00%) Code Coverage
4 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) BPEL
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) EAI
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) RPG
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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