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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.20% 19.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.16% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +1.75%
Software Engineering
Somerset

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
38 98 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 62.30% 89.91% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 90 67
Median daily rate £350 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.80 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) QA
6 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Line Management
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (25.00%) WPF
8 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 3 (25.00%) Gherkin

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 2 (16.67%) NServiceBus
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Line Management
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
8 1 (8.33%) Open Source
8 1 (8.33%) Release Management
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft