Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Engineering
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 7.44% 11.43% 16.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 14.29% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 30
Taunton median daily rate £350 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.23% -
10th Percentile £301 £236 £309
90th Percentile £461 £438 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £48.25 £41.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +16.27% -2.92% +22.14%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86 84 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 71.07% 80.00% 89.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 57 148
Taunton median daily rate £350 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.02% +5.29%
10th Percentile £144 £192 £304
90th Percentile £430 £488 £470
Somerset median daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year +6.38% -2.76% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Taunton median hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -3.85% -14.75%
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Taunton

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Taunton

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Taunton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Grunt
6 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development

Software Engineering
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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (11.11%) NumPy
4 1 (11.11%) Pandas
4 1 (11.11%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Image Processing
7 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera