The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 25 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 25 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.85% 5.61% 12.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.04% 14.29% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 11
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £272 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £360 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
178 77 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.77% 39.29% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 49 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
.NET Framework
South West

.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 25 July 2014.

.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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 17 £319 -10.21%
Bath -3 1 £513 +156.25% 1
Shepton Mallet - - - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 22 (73.33%) MVC
3 22 (73.33%) Scrum
4 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (66.67%) SQL
5 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) Back Office
9 9 (30.00%) jQuery
10 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (23.33%) WCF
10 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (16.67%) HTML5
12 5 (16.67%) Ext JS
12 5 (16.67%) WPF
12 5 (16.67%) LINQ
12 5 (16.67%) C++
12 5 (16.67%) CSS
12 5 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Trello
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
General
1 9 (30.00%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 7 (23.33%) WCF
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) LINQ
8 5 (16.67%) Ext JS
8 5 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) WPF
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (13.33%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (13.33%) Sass
9 4 (13.33%) LESS
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (13.33%) WF
10 3 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) MVC
1 22 (73.33%) Scrum
2 15 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Code Coverage
3 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) SOA
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) TDD
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) ESRI