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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 48 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.57% 5.56% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 13.64% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 14
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£350 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +6.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
145 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.43% 40.74% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 55
Average daily rate £330 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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
Bath 0 1 £350 +14.75% 2
Taunton -19 1 - -
Yeovil - - - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 23 (88.46%) Scrum
4 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
5 20 (76.92%) SQL
6 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
7 18 (69.23%) MVC
8 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
9 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (57.69%) Unit Testing
11 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
12 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (34.62%) Back Office
13 7 (26.92%) WCF
14 5 (19.23%) WPF
14 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (19.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 5 (19.23%) C++
15 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
15 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 4 (15.38%) Code Coverage
15 4 (15.38%) Task Parallel Library
15 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (15.38%) WF
15 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
15 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (15.38%) LINQ
15 4 (15.38%) jQuery
16 3 (11.54%) Selenium

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (3.85%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 9 (34.62%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 5 (19.23%) WPF
6 5 (19.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (15.38%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (15.38%) WF
7 4 (15.38%) LINQ
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
10 1 (3.85%) HTML
10 1 (3.85%) CSS
10 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
1 1 (3.85%) RIA
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Scrum
2 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 15 (57.69%) Unit Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) UML
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) ESRI
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