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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
South West / Somerset
Rank 22 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 16 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.56% 1.02% 8.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.49% 3.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 19
Median daily rate £280 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £475 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £475 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.31% -3.75%

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
97 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.75% 34.13% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 72
Median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +2 8 £265 -44.21% 2
Bath - 4 £363 - 1
Street - 1 - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) MVC
4 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
4 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
4 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Kanban
5 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 12 (52.17%) QA
5 12 (52.17%) Scrum
6 11 (47.83%) WPF
6 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (43.48%) Automated Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
8 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
9 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
9 7 (30.43%) NServiceBus
9 7 (30.43%) Line Management
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) HTML
11 5 (21.74%) CSS
11 5 (21.74%) Selenium
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (21.74%) BDD
11 5 (21.74%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
4 3 (13.04%) Sahi
4 3 (13.04%) WATIR
5 1 (4.35%) NuGet
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Developer in Test
6 3 (13.04%) WPF Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (47.83%) WPF
4 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
5 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
8 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (4.35%) Compass CSS Framework
9 1 (4.35%) LESS
9 1 (4.35%) LINQ
9 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) MVC
3 12 (52.17%) Kanban
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Automated Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
5 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Line Management
7 5 (21.74%) BDD
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
9 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 3 (13.04%) SDLC
10 2 (8.70%) OO
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA