The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Developer
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% 0.83% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.91% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

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 200 219 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.24% 90.87% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 548 653
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £181 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £925 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 80 150
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £12.00 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Somerset

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Somerset

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bath +4 1 £425 - 8
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Sahi
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

Senior 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 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Sahi
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
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