The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South West / Somerset
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 73 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.94% 27.55% 30.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.83% 27.86% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 73
Median daily rate £350 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 3
Median hourly rate £39.75 £42.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +322.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 205 262 331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.70% 98.87% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 138 206
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 23
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +141.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £45.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Somerset

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 21 £375 +15.38% 35
Taunton +1 14 £313 -21.87% 5
Yeovil -2 6 £450 -10.00%
Street 0 2 £475 +11.76% 2
Clevedon - 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 66 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (51.28%) C#
3 56 (47.86%) .NET
4 45 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 39 (33.33%) SQL
6 36 (30.77%) Scrum
7 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
8 27 (23.08%) Java
9 26 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 26 (22.22%) MVC
9 26 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 25 (21.37%) HTML
11 23 (19.66%) .NET Framework
12 22 (18.80%) TDD
12 22 (18.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
13 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
14 19 (16.24%) CSS
14 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (16.24%) HTML5
14 19 (16.24%) BDD
15 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
16 17 (14.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (14.53%) Test Automation
16 17 (14.53%) Selenium
17 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (13.68%) Web Development
18 14 (11.97%) Finance

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (4.27%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.85%) nginx
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.13%) Big Data
9 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.42%) MySQL
9 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.56%) Power BI
10 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.71%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
1 22 (18.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (14.53%) Selenium
3 14 (11.97%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.13%) JIRA
4 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.27%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
5 5 (4.27%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (4.27%) Sahi
5 5 (4.27%) WATIR
6 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.71%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.85%) NuGet
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Subversion
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.42%) Electronics
3 4 (3.42%) Marketing
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.86%) .NET
2 26 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 25 (21.37%) HTML
4 23 (19.66%) .NET Framework
5 19 (16.24%) CSS
5 19 (16.24%) HTML5
6 14 (11.97%) Gherkin
7 13 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (11.11%) WPF
8 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
9 10 (8.55%) Web Services
10 8 (6.84%) jQuery
10 8 (6.84%) Node.js
10 8 (6.84%) XML
11 7 (5.98%) Entity Framework
12 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (5.13%) LINQ
13 5 (4.27%) React
13 5 (4.27%) Sass
14 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) User Experience
2 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Animation
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) HTC Vive
4 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.85%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.77%) Scrum
3 26 (22.22%) MVC
4 22 (18.80%) TDD
5 19 (16.24%) BDD
5 19 (16.24%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.53%) Test Automation
7 16 (13.68%) Web Development
8 14 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.97%) Test Planning
9 11 (9.40%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.55%) OO
11 9 (7.69%) Kanban
11 9 (7.69%) Microservices
11 9 (7.69%) Pair Programming
11 9 (7.69%) UML
12 8 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.28%) C#
2 39 (33.33%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) Java
4 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.69%) C++
5 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.98%) Ruby
7 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.56%) Ada
8 3 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Oozie
2 2 (1.71%) Ansible
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.71%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.71%) Google
4 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) ATG
5 1 (0.85%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) hybris
5 1 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (0.85%) Luciad
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £280 - £370 per day
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