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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.00% 12.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.93% 14.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Median daily rate £340 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
43 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 71.67% 88.89% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 46
Median daily rate £319 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Taunton region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 16 (94.12%) Scrum
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Automated Testing
3 13 (76.47%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (64.71%) Kanban
6 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
6 10 (58.82%) QA
6 10 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (47.06%) Line Management
7 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
8 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
8 7 (41.18%) Pair Programming
8 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
8 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
9 6 (35.29%) MVC
9 6 (35.29%) WPF
9 6 (35.29%) TDD
9 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (35.29%) NServiceBus
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
11 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
11 4 (23.53%) BDD
11 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
11 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
11 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio

Software Engineering
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 6 (35.29%) NServiceBus
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (35.29%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
5 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
5 2 (11.76%) PostGIS
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) Automated Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Kanban
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Line Management
6 7 (41.18%) Pair Programming
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (11.76%) Open Source
10 2 (11.76%) System Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
11 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cloudera