The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 49 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.18% 10.40% 10.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 28.38% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Average daily rate £331 £315 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £320 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.76% 36.63% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 40
Average daily rate £338 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
South West

.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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 5 £331 +39.47% 1
Taunton - - - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (95.83%) jQuery
2 23 (95.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (79.17%) CSS
4 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (54.17%) SharePoint
5 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (50.00%) XSLT
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (45.83%) MVC
8 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
8 10 (41.67%) HTML5
8 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
8 10 (41.67%) Ext JS
9 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 9 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (29.17%) Sass
10 7 (29.17%) LESS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (54.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server
1 23 (95.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.67%) PhoneGap
General
1 6 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) jQuery
3 19 (79.17%) CSS
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (50.00%) XSLT
6 10 (41.67%) Ext JS
6 10 (41.67%) HTML5
7 9 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (29.17%) Sass
8 7 (29.17%) LESS
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (25.00%) Ajax
10 4 (16.67%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) XHTML
11 3 (12.50%) LINQ
12 1 (4.17%) DHTML
12 1 (4.17%) WCF
12 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) iPhone
2 4 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Android
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (25.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Information Management
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (12.50%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Development
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft