The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £266 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 29 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.

Senior Developer
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.49% 0.76% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.77% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £266 £488 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.53% +51.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 195 260 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.53% 98.86% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 139 212
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £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 £41.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +138.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £57.00 £45.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Somerset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Somerset

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly 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 29 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 1 £525 +5.00% 4
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
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%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing

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 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 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 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
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