Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Microsoft Developer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 42 65
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.44% 2.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 2.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Somerset median daily rate £550 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% - +10.39%
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £338
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 435 478 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.03% 94.28% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 244 374
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.01%
10th Percentile £163 £208 £263
90th Percentile £525 £488 £519
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 71 82
Somerset median hourly rate £46.25 £35.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.28% -3.40% +70.93%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Somerset

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft