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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 14 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.89% - 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% - 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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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
60 130 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 83.33% 81.76% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 109 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 28 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) IIS
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (60.00%) Refactoring
5 6 (60.00%) UML
5 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) Line Management
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (10.00%) Back Office
9 1 (10.00%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle