Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Second Line Support
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 +31 -1
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 0.83% 6.00% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 6.12% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Taunton median daily rate £140 £168 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.42% - -
Somerset median daily rate £168 £155 £190
% change year-on-year +8.06% -18.42% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Taunton median hourly rate - £10.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57% -6.67%
Somerset median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -11.43% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Taunton
Contract vacancies in Taunton with a recognized job title 119 98 185
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.35% 98.00% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 61 153
Taunton median daily rate £325 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.80% +5.29%
10th Percentile £105 £150 £298
90th Percentile £425 £475 £464
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Taunton median hourly rate £21.00 £12.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -22.22% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.00 £13.15
90th Percentile £24.30 £14.13 £21.80
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.31% -33.76% +96.25%

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Taunton

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Taunton

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Taunton