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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 38 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.13% 0.48% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 0.56% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
84 178 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 87.50% 85.58% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 144 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle