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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 18 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 27 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.57% 8.15% 14.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.93% 19.19% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 16
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£550 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.24% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £513 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
.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
129 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.95% 42.49% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 47
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.21% -23.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 January 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 +2 16 £638 +77.08% 1
Bath +2 4 £315 +14.54% 1
Yeovil - - - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) C#
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) SQL
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 12 (40.00%) Web Services
8 11 (36.67%) ITIL
8 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
8 11 (36.67%) ISO 9000
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (33.33%) Retail
9 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
9 10 (33.33%) Information Security
9 10 (33.33%) CRM
9 10 (33.33%) ISEB
9 10 (33.33%) GIS
9 10 (33.33%) VB
9 10 (33.33%) UML
9 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 10 (33.33%) Change Control
10 9 (30.00%) SAP
10 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
10 9 (30.00%) SOA
10 9 (30.00%) Workflow
10 9 (30.00%) CMS
10 9 (30.00%) Content Management

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (30.00%) CMS
2 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (16.67%) WCF
4 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 4 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) WinForms
6 2 (6.67%) Sass
6 2 (6.67%) LESS
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (6.67%) Ext JS
7 1 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) GIS
2 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
3 10 (33.33%) Information Security
3 10 (33.33%) CRM
3 10 (33.33%) UML
3 10 (33.33%) Change Control
4 9 (30.00%) SOA
4 9 (30.00%) Workflow
4 9 (30.00%) Content Management
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) ISO 9000
2 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) SAP
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