The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Developer
South West > Somerset
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 69 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.48% 28.51% 27.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.00% 31.51% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 68
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
10th Percentile £325 £263 £284
90th Percentile £475 £438 £406
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £39.38 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +6.41%  
10th Percentile £51.25 £32.13 £31.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £88.25 £44.20
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.50% +14.18%  

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 200 219 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.24% 90.50% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 526 693
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
10th Percentile £150 £227 £200
90th Percentile £575 £925 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 154
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
10th Percentile £28.25 £12.00 £12.24
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.45 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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
Taunton - 25 £400 - 4
Bath -1 24 £375 +7.14% 19
Street +2 1 £400 +37.93%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £255 -
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.25%) Java
3 41 (36.28%) .NET
3 41 (36.28%) C#
4 38 (33.63%) SQL
5 37 (32.74%) Scrum
6 29 (25.66%) Security Cleared
7 25 (22.12%) Test Automation
8 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
8 24 (21.24%) SC Cleared
9 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
10 21 (18.58%) BDD
11 20 (17.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (16.81%) TDD
13 17 (15.04%) MVC
13 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET
14 16 (14.16%) HTML
15 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
15 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (13.27%) Hadoop
16 14 (12.39%) Open Source
16 14 (12.39%) CSS
16 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
17 13 (11.50%) Web Services
17 13 (11.50%) AngularJS
17 13 (11.50%) JPA
18 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
18 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (7.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.31%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.54%) CMS
4 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Tornado
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.27%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.96%) Big Data
5 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (7.08%) Apache Hive
7 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (5.31%) Apache Accumulo
8 6 (5.31%) HBase
8 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.54%) MySQL
10 4 (3.54%) Power BI
10 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.85%) Selenium
3 10 (8.85%) SpecFlow
4 9 (7.96%) JIRA
5 8 (7.08%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.19%) Vagrant
7 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.42%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.42%) Sahi
7 5 (4.42%) WATIR
8 4 (3.54%) gulp
8 4 (3.54%) Maven
8 4 (3.54%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.65%) Bower
9 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.65%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.65%) Protractor
General
1 7 (6.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.65%) Electronics
4 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.28%) .NET
2 17 (15.04%) ASP.NET
3 16 (14.16%) HTML
4 14 (12.39%) CSS
5 13 (11.50%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.50%) JPA
5 13 (11.50%) Web Services
6 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.73%) XML
7 10 (8.85%) Gherkin
7 10 (8.85%) Spring
8 8 (7.08%) Apache Camel
8 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.08%) Hibernate
8 8 (7.08%) jQuery
8 8 (7.08%) Node.js
9 7 (6.19%) HTML5
9 7 (6.19%) RESTful
9 7 (6.19%) WPF
10 6 (5.31%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (5.31%) User Experience
2 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.88%) Animation
3 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.88%) HTC Vive
3 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.88%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (0.88%) Social Media
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.74%) Scrum
3 25 (22.12%) Test Automation
4 21 (18.58%) BDD
5 20 (17.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (16.81%) TDD
7 17 (15.04%) MVC
8 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.39%) Open Source
10 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.85%) SDLC
11 10 (8.85%) Test Planning
11 10 (8.85%) UML
11 10 (8.85%) Web Development
12 9 (7.96%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.08%) Analytics
14 7 (6.19%) OO
15 6 (5.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.25%) Java
2 41 (36.28%) C#
3 38 (33.63%) SQL
4 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.73%) C++
6 7 (6.19%) Python
7 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.42%) Ruby
9 4 (3.54%) PHP
9 4 (3.54%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.65%) Ada
11 2 (1.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.88%) VB
12 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (25.66%) Security Cleared
2 24 (21.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Ansible
2 7 (6.19%) Oozie
3 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Cloudera
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Luciad
3 4 (3.54%) SAP
4 3 (2.65%) hybris
5 2 (1.77%) Sencha
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.77%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) ATG
6 1 (0.88%) Cognos
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.88%) Telerik
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