The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 17 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.07% 6.25% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.18% 15.12% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.NET Framework
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.37% 41.35% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 58 44
Average daily rate £320 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.71 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% -20.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 -12 8 £463 +23.33%
Bath -1 3 £310 +12.72%
Wells - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
4 15 (78.95%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
6 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 6 (31.58%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
10 5 (26.32%) WCF
10 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
10 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (26.32%) MVC
10 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 4 (21.05%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) CSS
11 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 3 (15.79%) HTML5
12 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (15.79%) Scrum
12 3 (15.79%) Web Services
13 2 (10.53%) Windows
13 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 2 (10.53%) Java
13 2 (10.53%) T-SQL

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Database Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (26.32%) WCF
4 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.26%) Sass
8 1 (5.26%) LESS
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery
8 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Code Coverage
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft