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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 75 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.52% 23.56% 16.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 56.98% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £383 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £33.84 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.44% -15.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
150 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.05% 41.35% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 58 44
Average daily rate £318 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.71 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% -20.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +9 40 £330 -12.00% 6
Street -1 10 £325 -13.33%
Bath +3 9 £315 -9.35% 4
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 1
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 120 (77.92%) C#
2 103 (66.88%) SQL
3 79 (51.30%) ASP.NET
4 70 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 67 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (38.96%) Scrum
7 59 (38.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 55 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 49 (31.82%) SC Cleared
10 48 (31.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (31.17%) T-SQL
11 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 42 (27.27%) Automated Testing
13 36 (23.38%) Microsoft
14 32 (20.78%) Visual Studio
15 30 (19.48%) MVC
15 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (18.83%) Code Coverage
17 24 (15.58%) Back Office
18 20 (12.99%) HTML
18 20 (12.99%) JavaScript
19 19 (12.34%) CSS
19 19 (12.34%) .NET Framework
19 19 (12.34%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (11.69%) Java
21 17 (11.04%) Web Services
22 16 (10.39%) TDD
23 15 (9.74%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.25%) CMS
5 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.95%) DTS
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (31.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (20.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.30%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 24 (15.58%) Back Office
2 10 (6.49%) Finance
3 6 (3.90%) Marketing
4 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (82.47%) Developer
2 79 (51.30%) .NET Developer
3 35 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 16 (10.39%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Database Developer
7 7 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 4 (2.60%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Software Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Architect
11 3 (1.95%) Web Developer
11 3 (1.95%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (51.30%) ASP.NET
2 59 (38.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 20 (12.99%) HTML
5 19 (12.34%) CSS
5 19 (12.34%) .NET Framework
6 17 (11.04%) Web Services
7 15 (9.74%) WCF
8 10 (6.49%) HTML5
9 9 (5.84%) jQuery
10 8 (5.19%) XML
11 7 (4.55%) CSS3
12 5 (3.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.60%) J2EE
13 4 (2.60%) Google Maps API
14 3 (1.95%) WinForms
14 3 (1.95%) SOAP
15 2 (1.30%) WF
15 2 (1.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.60%) DTV
2 4 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.30%) Replication
3 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (38.96%) Scrum
3 55 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 42 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 30 (19.48%) MVC
5 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.83%) Code Coverage
7 16 (10.39%) TDD
8 12 (7.79%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.14%) SOA
10 10 (6.49%) Release Management
11 8 (5.19%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.90%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.60%) Programme Management
14 4 (2.60%) Software Engineering
14 4 (2.60%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (2.60%) ETL
14 4 (2.60%) Migration
15 3 (1.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 120 (77.92%) C#
2 103 (66.88%) SQL
3 48 (31.17%) T-SQL
4 20 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.69%) Java
6 12 (7.79%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.25%) VB
7 5 (3.25%) Scala
8 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.30%) X++
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 49 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 36 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.19%) SAP
3 7 (4.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.90%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.60%) Google
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