The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 3.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
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 £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.88% 71.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 22 10
Average daily rate £400 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £226 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Software Engineering
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Market Research
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) ABAP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) Market Research
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy