The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 10 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 54 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.08% 5.30% 9.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.56% 5.50% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £380 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 400 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.93% 96.39% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 284 85
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £33.34 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Somerset region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +25 44 £320 -8.57% 7
Bath +3 4 £356 +5.55% 5
Street -4 2 - -
.NET Developer
South West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (73.03%) C#
3 55 (61.80%) ASP.NET
4 54 (60.67%) SQL
5 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (53.93%) Unit Testing
7 40 (44.94%) MVC
8 38 (42.70%) Security Cleared
9 35 (39.33%) Scrum
10 31 (34.83%) SQL Server
11 29 (32.58%) SC Cleared
12 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (23.60%) VB.NET
14 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
15 17 (19.10%) K2 blackpearl
15 17 (19.10%) Entity Framework
16 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (17.98%) WCF
17 14 (15.73%) WPF
17 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
18 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
18 13 (14.61%) Back Office
19 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
19 11 (12.36%) Automated Testing
19 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
20 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
21 9 (10.11%) HTML
22 8 (8.99%) Oracle
22 8 (8.99%) XML

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (19.10%) K2 blackpearl
2 8 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) DTS
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (12.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.61%) Back Office
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (61.80%) ASP.NET
3 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
5 17 (19.10%) Entity Framework
6 16 (17.98%) WCF
7 14 (15.73%) WPF
8 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 9 (10.11%) HTML
10 8 (8.99%) XML
10 8 (8.99%) CSS
10 8 (8.99%) WF
11 3 (3.37%) jQuery
12 1 (1.12%) Ajax
12 1 (1.12%) SOAP
12 1 (1.12%) Web Services
12 1 (1.12%) Sass
12 1 (1.12%) LESS
12 1 (1.12%) HTML5
12 1 (1.12%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) Unit Testing
3 40 (44.94%) MVC
4 35 (39.33%) Scrum
5 11 (12.36%) Automated Testing
6 8 (8.99%) Code Coverage
6 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.87%) BDD
8 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.49%) Workflow
10 3 (3.37%) Web Development
11 2 (2.25%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.25%) OO
11 2 (2.25%) TDD
12 1 (1.12%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.12%) Migration
12 1 (1.12%) CRM
12 1 (1.12%) SOA
12 1 (1.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) C#
2 54 (60.67%) SQL
3 21 (23.60%) VB.NET
4 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.74%) VB
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
8 2 (2.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (42.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (32.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) ESRI
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
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