The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 22 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.

Developer
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 48.08% - 25.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 52.08% - 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 23
Median daily rate £400 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  

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 48 36 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.31% 87.80% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 79
Median daily rate £388 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £765 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Taunton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) .NET
3 24 (61.54%) Scrum
4 23 (58.97%) Test Automation
5 22 (56.41%) Java
6 20 (51.28%) C#
7 19 (48.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (46.15%) BDD
9 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (38.46%) TDD
11 14 (35.90%) Hadoop
11 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
12 13 (33.33%) Open Source
13 11 (28.21%) MVC
13 11 (28.21%) SQL
14 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
14 9 (23.08%) Apache Hive
14 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
14 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (23.08%) WPF
14 9 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
15 8 (20.51%) Oozie
15 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
15 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (20.51%) Big Data
15 8 (20.51%) Cloudera
15 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
16 7 (17.95%) Selenium
16 7 (17.95%) Vagrant

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (20.51%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.38%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.13%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) Hadoop
2 9 (23.08%) Apache Hive
3 8 (20.51%) Big Data
4 6 (15.38%) Apache Accumulo
4 6 (15.38%) HBase
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.13%) QGIS
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) SpecFlow
2 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
5 3 (7.69%) Sahi
5 3 (7.69%) WATIR
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 9 (23.08%) WPF
3 7 (17.95%) Gherkin
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.13%) PostGIS
6 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 23 (58.97%) Test Automation
4 19 (48.72%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (46.15%) BDD
6 15 (38.46%) TDD
7 13 (33.33%) Open Source
8 11 (28.21%) MVC
9 9 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
12 5 (12.82%) Analytics
12 5 (12.82%) Data Analytics
12 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
12 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
13 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
13 4 (10.26%) Web Development
14 2 (5.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 2 (5.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Oozie
2 7 (17.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.56%) Tableau