The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 75 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.31% 23.50% 38.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.19% 56.04% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 47
Average daily rate
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£333 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
.NET
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
141 91 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.06% 41.94% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 71 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £415
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Somerset region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Somerset region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

.NET
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 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
Taunton -3 27 £350 +3.10% 2
Bath +11 14 £325 +4.00% 19
Street - 9 £305 -
Glastonbury 0 5 £450 +23.28% 2
Yeovil -1 4 £450 +40.62% 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET 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.

1 131 (85.06%) C#
2 91 (59.09%) SQL
3 86 (55.84%) Scrum
4 85 (55.19%) ASP.NET
5 79 (51.30%) SQL Server
6 73 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (46.10%) Security Cleared
8 66 (42.86%) Unit Testing
9 65 (42.21%) SC Cleared
10 53 (34.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (27.27%) MVC
12 37 (24.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (23.38%) TDD
14 33 (21.43%) T-SQL
15 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 31 (20.13%) Back Office
17 29 (18.83%) HTML
18 27 (17.53%) XML
18 27 (17.53%) SOA
18 27 (17.53%) .NET Framework
19 25 (16.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (16.23%) CSS
19 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
20 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
21 21 (13.64%) Code Coverage
21 21 (13.64%) WCF
21 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (12.99%) K2 blackpearl
23 17 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 15 (9.74%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.99%) K2 blackpearl
2 13 (8.44%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.19%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.90%) CMS
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.30%) IIS
9 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.30%) Escenic
9 2 (1.30%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) Apache
10 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.65%) GIMP
3 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.30%) Summit
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (51.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.79%) MySQL
5 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.30%) Big Data
10 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.30%) DTS
11 1 (0.65%) MS Access
11 1 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 37 (24.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) MSTest
4 1 (0.65%) Moq
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (20.13%) Back Office
2 10 (6.49%) Finance
3 7 (4.55%) Marketing
4 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.25%) Electronics
6 3 (1.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (81.17%) Developer
2 87 (56.49%) .NET Developer
3 40 (25.97%) SQL Developer
4 9 (5.84%) C# Developer
4 9 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (3.90%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (3.90%) Web Developer
5 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
5 6 (3.90%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.25%) Analyst
6 5 (3.25%) Software Developer
6 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Consultant
7 4 (2.60%) Programmer
8 3 (1.95%) Software Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Architect
8 3 (1.95%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (55.19%) ASP.NET
2 53 (34.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 29 (18.83%) HTML
5 27 (17.53%) XML
5 27 (17.53%) .NET Framework
6 25 (16.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 25 (16.23%) CSS
7 21 (13.64%) WCF
8 15 (9.74%) jQuery
9 12 (7.79%) XSLT
10 11 (7.14%) HTML5
11 10 (6.49%) XHTML
11 10 (6.49%) Web Services
12 7 (4.55%) WPF
12 7 (4.55%) CSS3
13 6 (3.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (3.90%) WF
13 6 (3.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.25%) DTV
2 4 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.65%) RIA
4 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.84%) Scrum
2 73 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 42 (27.27%) MVC
5 36 (23.38%) TDD
6 27 (17.53%) SOA
7 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
8 21 (13.64%) Code Coverage
8 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.49%) Release Management
10 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.55%) Web Design
11 7 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (3.25%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.25%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.60%) UML
13 4 (2.60%) ETL
14 3 (1.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (85.06%) C#
2 91 (59.09%) SQL
3 33 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 22 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.49%) Java
7 7 (4.55%) C++
8 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) ABAP
10 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (46.10%) Security Cleared
2 65 (42.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.79%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.84%) Oracle
4 8 (5.19%) SAP
5 4 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) ESRI
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