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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 91 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.45% 14.20% 32.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 67.41% 57.69% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 22 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £379 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
.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
135 78 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.24% 24.61% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 50 53
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £383 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £46.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 31 March 2015.

.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 31 March 2015. 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 +12 55 £340 -2.85% 16
Bath +4 11 £350 +7.69% 10
Street -2 7 £340 - 1
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 8
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 116 (71.17%) C#
2 94 (57.67%) SQL
3 75 (46.01%) ASP.NET
4 69 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
6 56 (34.36%) Microsoft
7 55 (33.74%) Security Cleared
8 54 (33.13%) .NET Framework
9 52 (31.90%) Unit Testing
10 45 (27.61%) MVC
11 43 (26.38%) Scrum
12 40 (24.54%) SC Cleared
13 37 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (17.79%) T-SQL
14 29 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (17.18%) Visual Studio
16 27 (16.56%) Web Services
16 27 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (14.72%) VB.NET
18 22 (13.50%) WCF
19 21 (12.88%) VB
20 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
20 20 (12.27%) SOA
20 20 (12.27%) BizTalk Server
20 20 (12.27%) Automated Testing
20 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 19 (11.66%) Entity Framework
22 18 (11.04%) K2 blackpearl
22 18 (11.04%) Retail
22 18 (11.04%) Back Office

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (12.27%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (11.04%) K2 blackpearl
3 15 (9.20%) CMS
4 4 (2.45%) IIS
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Node.js
5 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.23%) Summit
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (38.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) DTS
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (17.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.61%) Hudson
5 1 (0.61%) MorphX
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (11.04%) Back Office
1 18 (11.04%) Retail
2 17 (10.43%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.91%) Finance
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (76.69%) Developer
2 86 (52.76%) .NET Developer
3 37 (22.70%) SQL Developer
4 22 (13.50%) Architect
5 20 (12.27%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.75%) Database Developer
6 11 (6.75%) C# Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.52%) AWS Developer
9 8 (4.91%) BizTalk Developer
9 8 (4.91%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.68%) Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.45%) Trainee Software Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Trainee
12 4 (2.45%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.45%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.01%) ASP.NET
2 54 (33.13%) .NET Framework
3 37 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (16.56%) Web Services
5 22 (13.50%) WCF
6 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (11.66%) Entity Framework
8 16 (9.82%) HTML
9 13 (7.98%) WPF
10 10 (6.13%) jQuery
10 10 (6.13%) CSS
10 10 (6.13%) XML
11 7 (4.29%) WF
11 7 (4.29%) HTML5
12 5 (3.07%) WinForms
13 3 (1.84%) ADO.NET
13 3 (1.84%) SOAP
13 3 (1.84%) Sass
14 2 (1.23%) LESS
14 2 (1.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) GIS
2 14 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.84%) Replication
5 3 (1.84%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.90%) Unit Testing
3 45 (27.61%) MVC
4 43 (26.38%) Scrum
5 20 (12.27%) Automated Testing
5 20 (12.27%) SOA
6 17 (10.43%) UML
7 16 (9.82%) ITIL
7 16 (9.82%) PRINCE2
7 16 (9.82%) CRM
7 16 (9.82%) Change Control
8 15 (9.20%) Workflow
8 15 (9.20%) Information Security
9 14 (8.59%) Content Management
10 13 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.36%) Test Scripting
11 12 (7.36%) Code Coverage
12 10 (6.13%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.52%) BDD
14 8 (4.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 116 (71.17%) C#
2 94 (57.67%) SQL
3 29 (17.79%) T-SQL
4 24 (14.72%) VB.NET
5 21 (12.88%) VB
6 20 (12.27%) JavaScript
7 16 (9.82%) Java
8 5 (3.07%) Scala
9 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.84%) X++
11 2 (1.23%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (33.74%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.54%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.04%) ISEB
4 14 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) ISO 9000
2 15 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (34.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.43%) SAP
3 15 (9.20%) Oracle
4 7 (4.29%) ESRI
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.61%) Veeam
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