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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.84% 21.46% 24.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.63% 50.51% 63.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 27 28
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
128 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.89% 42.49% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 45
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.21% -23.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 January 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 28 January 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 +9 41 £432 +21.54% 5
Bath +8 14 £313 -5.66% 8
Street -1 13 £328 -12.66%
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 2
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 113 (78.47%) C#
2 91 (63.19%) SQL
3 70 (48.61%) ASP.NET
4 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 53 (36.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 49 (34.03%) Microsoft
7 49 (34.03%) Scrum
8 48 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 47 (32.64%) Unit Testing
10 46 (31.94%) T-SQL
11 44 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 44 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 40 (27.78%) SC Cleared
13 34 (23.61%) Automated Testing
14 32 (22.22%) MVC
15 29 (20.14%) .NET Framework
16 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (18.75%) Code Coverage
18 25 (17.36%) Visual Studio
19 23 (15.97%) Web Services
19 23 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (14.58%) WCF
21 19 (13.19%) Back Office
22 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 17 (11.81%) BizTalk Server
24 16 (11.11%) HTML
25 15 (10.42%) Java
25 15 (10.42%) JavaScript
25 15 (10.42%) VB

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (11.81%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (6.94%) CMS
3 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.08%) IIS
4 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.69%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.08%) DTS
8 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (17.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 19 (13.19%) Back Office
2 13 (9.03%) Retail
3 12 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.94%) Finance
5 4 (2.78%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (81.94%) Developer
2 71 (49.31%) .NET Developer
3 33 (22.92%) SQL Developer
4 14 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Architect
6 12 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Database Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Applications Developer
13 3 (2.08%) SharePoint Developer
13 3 (2.08%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.08%) Software Engineer
14 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
14 2 (1.39%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (48.61%) ASP.NET
2 53 (36.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 44 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 29 (20.14%) .NET Framework
5 23 (15.97%) Web Services
6 21 (14.58%) WCF
7 16 (11.11%) HTML
8 15 (10.42%) CSS
9 12 (8.33%) HTML5
10 11 (7.64%) XML
11 10 (6.94%) jQuery
12 7 (4.86%) CSS3
13 5 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (2.78%) WinForms
15 3 (2.08%) SOAP
15 3 (2.08%) ADO.NET
15 3 (2.08%) Sass
16 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2 (1.39%) LESS
16 2 (1.39%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) GIS
1 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.39%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) DTV
4 2 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.03%) Scrum
3 47 (32.64%) Unit Testing
4 34 (23.61%) Automated Testing
5 32 (22.22%) MVC
6 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (18.75%) Code Coverage
8 14 (9.72%) SOA
9 12 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 11 (7.64%) Workflow
10 11 (7.64%) CRM
11 10 (6.94%) ITIL
11 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.94%) UML
12 9 (6.25%) Change Control
12 9 (6.25%) TDD
12 9 (6.25%) Information Security
12 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.56%) Content Management
14 6 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 113 (78.47%) C#
2 91 (63.19%) SQL
3 46 (31.94%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.42%) Java
4 15 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.42%) VB
5 10 (6.94%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.47%) Scala
7 2 (1.39%) X++
7 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) VB6
8 1 (0.69%) XAML
8 1 (0.69%) C++
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) ISEB
4 7 (4.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) ISO 9000
2 9 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.86%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (34.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) SAP
3 9 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (1.39%) Sitecore
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