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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 32 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.49% 6.17% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.02% 15.43% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £306 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
.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
133 162 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.66% 40.00% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 127 41
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 7 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 7 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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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 +7 7 £375 +17.64%
Bath +5 5 £350 -31.70% 2
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
6 22 (43.14%) UML
6 22 (43.14%) Unit Testing
7 21 (41.18%) ITIL
8 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
8 20 (39.22%) Web Services
8 20 (39.22%) ISO 9000
8 20 (39.22%) ISEB
8 20 (39.22%) Manufacturing
8 20 (39.22%) Workflow
8 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
8 20 (39.22%) Change Control
9 19 (37.25%) Entity Framework
9 19 (37.25%) Information Security
9 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (37.25%) GIS
9 19 (37.25%) SOA
9 19 (37.25%) CRM
9 19 (37.25%) SAP
10 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
10 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
10 18 (35.29%) CMS
10 18 (35.29%) Retail
10 18 (35.29%) Content Management
11 17 (33.33%) Scrum
11 17 (33.33%) VB

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 18 (35.29%) CMS
2 8 (15.69%) K2 blackpearl
3 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Summit
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.96%) MorphX
General
1 20 (39.22%) Manufacturing
2 18 (35.29%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Back Office
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Architect
3 22 (43.14%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (43.14%) .NET Developer
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.92%) WPF Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) Web Services
3 19 (37.25%) Entity Framework
4 18 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (21.57%) WPF
5 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (17.65%) WF
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
8 2 (3.92%) HTML
8 2 (3.92%) XML
8 2 (3.92%) JSP
9 1 (1.96%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) CSS
9 1 (1.96%) WinForms
9 1 (1.96%) jQuery
9 1 (1.96%) Ext JS
9 1 (1.96%) REST
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.96%) Sass
9 1 (1.96%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) GIS
2 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Unit Testing
2 22 (43.14%) UML
3 21 (41.18%) ITIL
4 20 (39.22%) PRINCE2
4 20 (39.22%) Workflow
4 20 (39.22%) Change Control
5 19 (37.25%) Information Security
5 19 (37.25%) CRM
5 19 (37.25%) SOA
6 18 (35.29%) Content Management
7 17 (33.33%) Scrum
8 16 (31.37%) MVC
9 10 (19.61%) BDD
10 4 (7.84%) ArchiMate
10 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (5.88%) TDD
11 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.88%) Web Development
11 3 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) C#
2 17 (33.33%) VB
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) X++
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
2 20 (39.22%) ISEB
2 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) ISO 9000
2 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (37.25%) SAP
3 6 (11.76%) ESRI
4 1 (1.96%) Veeam
4 1 (1.96%) Zerto
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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