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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 28 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 19 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.78% 6.85% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.08% 13.89% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £330 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
126 180 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.30% 49.32% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 147 51
Average daily rate £363 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% +86.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 2015.

.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 30 July 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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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 +9 13 £400 +25.49%
Bath +2 5 £350 -31.70% 1
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) C#
3 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
6 22 (44.90%) UML
6 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
7 21 (42.86%) SQL
8 19 (38.78%) ITIL
8 19 (38.78%) Scrum
9 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
9 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
9 18 (36.73%) Entity Framework
10 16 (32.65%) MVC
11 15 (30.61%) Web Services
12 14 (28.57%) Windows
12 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
13 13 (26.53%) Change Control
13 13 (26.53%) SOA
13 13 (26.53%) Workflow
13 13 (26.53%) Manufacturing
13 13 (26.53%) SAP
14 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
14 12 (24.49%) CRM
14 12 (24.49%) ISO 9000
14 12 (24.49%) CMS
14 12 (24.49%) Information Security
14 12 (24.49%) ISEB
14 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
14 12 (24.49%) GIS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (24.49%) CMS
2 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.33%) IIS
3 8 (16.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Summit
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) MorphX
3 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (26.53%) Manufacturing
2 11 (22.45%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) .NET Developer
3 15 (30.61%) SQL Developer
3 15 (30.61%) Architect
4 14 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.73%) Entity Framework
4 15 (30.61%) Web Services
5 12 (24.49%) WPF
6 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (18.37%) WF
8 8 (16.33%) HTML
9 5 (10.20%) WCF
10 3 (6.12%) XML
11 2 (4.08%) SOAP
11 2 (4.08%) WinForms
12 1 (2.04%) Ajax
12 1 (2.04%) JSON
12 1 (2.04%) XHTML
12 1 (2.04%) UDDI
12 1 (2.04%) WSDL
12 1 (2.04%) CSS
12 1 (2.04%) JSP
12 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) GIS
1 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 22 (44.90%) UML
4 19 (38.78%) ITIL
4 19 (38.78%) Scrum
5 16 (32.65%) MVC
6 13 (26.53%) Workflow
6 13 (26.53%) SOA
6 13 (26.53%) Change Control
7 12 (24.49%) Content Management
7 12 (24.49%) CRM
7 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
7 12 (24.49%) Information Security
8 10 (20.41%) BDD
9 7 (14.29%) Refactoring
9 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.24%) ArchiMate
11 3 (6.12%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (22.45%) VB
4 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) ISEB
4 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) ISO 9000
1 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) SAP
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) ESRI
4 1 (2.04%) Veeam
4 1 (2.04%) Zerto