The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 102 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.95% 24.75% 22.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.67% 61.25% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 32 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.32% 40.40% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 51 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 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
.NET
South West

.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 28 July 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 28 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 -2 48 £325 - 4
Bath +3 18 £308 +2.50% 5
Glastonbury 0 5 £450 +23.28% 2
Yeovil - 5 £450 -
Street - 5 £305 - 5
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 119 (85.00%) C#
2 80 (57.14%) SQL
3 78 (55.71%) SQL Server
3 78 (55.71%) ASP.NET
4 74 (52.86%) Scrum
5 65 (46.43%) Security Cleared
6 59 (42.14%) SC Cleared
7 57 (40.71%) Unit Testing
8 45 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (31.43%) MVC
10 33 (23.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (22.86%) TDD
12 30 (21.43%) Back Office
12 30 (21.43%) .NET Framework
13 29 (20.71%) HTML
14 28 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 26 (18.57%) T-SQL
15 26 (18.57%) XML
16 25 (17.86%) SOA
17 24 (17.14%) CSS
17 24 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
19 20 (14.29%) Visual Studio
19 20 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
20 19 (13.57%) WCF
21 18 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
23 15 (10.71%) jQuery
24 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
24 14 (10.00%) Code Coverage

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
2 13 (9.29%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.00%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.29%) CMS
6 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.43%) Escenic
7 2 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.43%) IIS
7 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.43%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.71%) Apache
8 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.71%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.71%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.71%) GIMP
3 1 (0.71%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Summit
1 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) GitHub
1 2 (1.43%) Trello
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (55.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (8.57%) MySQL
5 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.43%) Big Data
10 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.43%) DTS
11 1 (0.71%) MS Access
11 1 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 33 (23.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (1.43%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.71%) MSTest
5 1 (0.71%) Moq
5 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 30 (21.43%) Back Office
2 6 (4.29%) Finance
3 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (80.71%) Developer
2 79 (56.43%) .NET Developer
3 37 (26.43%) SQL Developer
4 9 (6.43%) C# Developer
4 9 (6.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 7 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Senior BizTalk Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.14%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Consultant
9 3 (2.14%) Programmer
9 3 (2.14%) Architect
9 3 (2.14%) Deployment Specialist
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (55.71%) ASP.NET
2 45 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 29 (20.71%) HTML
5 28 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 26 (18.57%) XML
7 24 (17.14%) CSS
7 24 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 19 (13.57%) WCF
9 15 (10.71%) jQuery
10 12 (8.57%) XSLT
11 11 (7.86%) HTML5
12 10 (7.14%) XHTML
13 7 (5.00%) WPF
14 6 (4.29%) Web Services
14 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (4.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (4.29%) LINQ
15 5 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
15 5 (3.57%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.14%) DTV
2 3 (2.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.43%) iPhone
3 2 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (1.43%) iPad
3 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) RIA
4 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.43%) Android
2 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.71%) UNIX
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.86%) Scrum
2 57 (40.71%) Unit Testing
3 44 (31.43%) MVC
4 32 (22.86%) TDD
5 25 (17.86%) SOA
6 14 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.71%) Release Management
9 7 (5.00%) Web Design
9 7 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.57%) Web Development
11 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.57%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.14%) UML
12 3 (2.14%) Project Management
12 3 (2.14%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (2.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (85.00%) C#
2 80 (57.14%) SQL
3 26 (18.57%) T-SQL
4 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 7 (5.00%) C++
6 7 (5.00%) Java
7 4 (2.86%) VB
8 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.43%) Scala
9 2 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.71%) ABAP
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 59 (42.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.14%) ISO 14001
1 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (7.86%) Sitecore
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) SAP
5 4 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (1.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) Remedy
7 1 (0.71%) ESRI
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day + +
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glastonbury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago