The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South West / Somerset
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.43% 19.09% 26.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.81% 50.81% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 58
Median daily rate £325 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
86 124 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.82% 37.58% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 89 92
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +56.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £55.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 January 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 +1 21 £285 -26.45% 2
Bath -1 16 £338 -20.58% 9
Yeovil - 6 £338 - 3
Street - 2 £380 -
Bridgwater 0 1 £403 +11.03%
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 71 (83.53%) C#
2 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (62.35%) SQL Server
4 46 (54.12%) Scrum
5 38 (44.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 27 (31.76%) Automated Testing
7 27 (31.76%) .NET Framework
8 26 (30.59%) MVC
9 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
9 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
10 23 (27.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (25.88%) Unit Testing
11 22 (25.88%) Kanban
11 22 (25.88%) SQL
12 21 (24.71%) BDD
13 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 20 (23.53%) QA
14 18 (21.18%) TDD
14 18 (21.18%) HTML
15 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
16 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (17.65%) WPF
17 15 (17.65%) Pair Programming
17 15 (17.65%) Web Development
18 13 (15.29%) HTML5
19 12 (14.12%) CSS
19 12 (14.12%) NServiceBus
19 12 (14.12%) Line Management

.NET
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 12 (14.12%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) JBoss
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (62.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) MySQL
7 2 (2.35%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (2.35%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.18%) Big Data
8 1 (1.18%) DTS
8 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.12%) SpecFlow
4 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.24%) Selenium
6 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) NuGet
7 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (71.76%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 26 (30.59%) C# Developer
4 14 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.06%) HTML Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Tester
11 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) WPF Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 27 (31.76%) .NET Framework
3 18 (21.18%) HTML
4 16 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (17.65%) WPF
6 13 (15.29%) HTML5
7 12 (14.12%) CSS
8 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (11.76%) Gherkin
10 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
11 7 (8.24%) LINQ
12 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (7.06%) XML
13 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.88%) jQuery
13 5 (5.88%) WF
14 3 (3.53%) Angular 2
14 3 (3.53%) Ext JS
14 3 (3.53%) Web Services
15 2 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Clustering
2 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) Scrum
3 27 (31.76%) Automated Testing
4 26 (30.59%) MVC
5 22 (25.88%) Kanban
5 22 (25.88%) Unit Testing
6 21 (24.71%) BDD
7 18 (21.18%) TDD
8 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 15 (17.65%) Web Development
10 12 (14.12%) Line Management
11 11 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
12 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.41%) Test Planning
13 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (8.24%) Manual Testing
14 7 (8.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (83.53%) C#
2 22 (25.88%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) AppDynamics