The median contractor rate for a Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 7 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 35.90% 20.59% 36.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.89% 21.21% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 45
Median daily rate £313 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +21.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £456 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 33 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.31% 97.06% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 106
Median daily rate £290 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Taunton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Taunton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Taunton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Taunton

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Taunton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Taunton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 24 (82.76%) .NET
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) TDD
4 14 (48.28%) BDD
5 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
5 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
7 11 (37.93%) Selenium
7 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
7 11 (37.93%) Gherkin
7 11 (37.93%) Test Planning
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) QA
10 8 (27.59%) WPF
10 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (24.14%) Kanban
12 6 (20.69%) Java
12 6 (20.69%) MVC
12 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
13 5 (17.24%) Open Source
13 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 4 (13.79%) NServiceBus
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Hive
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) QGIS
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (3.45%) HBase
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
1 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
2 3 (10.34%) Sahi
2 3 (10.34%) WATIR
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 11 (37.93%) Gherkin
4 8 (27.59%) WPF
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) HTML
8 2 (6.90%) PostGIS
9 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) WF
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) BDD
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
5 11 (37.93%) Test Planning
6 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) MVC
8 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
9 5 (17.24%) Line Management
9 5 (17.24%) Open Source
10 4 (13.79%) Web Development
11 2 (6.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 2 (6.90%) SDLC
12 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Oozie
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
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