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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.93% 21.26% 27.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.86% 52.86% 61.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 65 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
117 140 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.64% 40.23% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 110 75
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Bath +4 28 £350 +7.69% 6
Taunton +4 23 £375 +7.14% 21
Yeovil -10 1 - - 1
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 97 (68.79%) C#
2 75 (53.19%) SQL
3 71 (50.35%) ASP.NET
4 67 (47.52%) SQL Server
5 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (39.01%) .NET Framework
7 52 (36.88%) Microsoft
8 51 (36.17%) MVC
9 38 (26.95%) JavaScript
9 38 (26.95%) HTML
9 38 (26.95%) Unit Testing
10 35 (24.82%) Scrum
11 31 (21.99%) WCF
12 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
13 29 (20.57%) Windows
14 28 (19.86%) Web Services
15 27 (19.15%) WPF
16 26 (18.44%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (17.02%) CSS
19 22 (15.60%) UML
20 20 (14.18%) SOA
20 20 (14.18%) Entity Framework
20 20 (14.18%) SC Cleared
21 19 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (13.48%) VB.NET
22 17 (12.06%) IIS
22 17 (12.06%) ITIL
22 17 (12.06%) Software Engineering
23 15 (10.64%) VB

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (18.44%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (12.06%) IIS
3 14 (9.93%) CMS
4 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.67%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (2.84%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (1.42%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.71%) JBoss
8 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Summit
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) Skype
2 1 (0.71%) LAN
2 1 (0.71%) WAN
2 1 (0.71%) SSL
2 1 (0.71%) SAN
2 1 (0.71%) NAS
2 1 (0.71%) FCoE
2 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (47.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.13%) Big Data
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.13%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) MorphX
General
1 12 (8.51%) Back Office
2 11 (7.80%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.38%) Retail
4 7 (4.96%) Finance
5 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (71.63%) Developer
2 71 (50.35%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.02%) SQL Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Architect
5 16 (11.35%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.51%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Consultant
8 5 (3.55%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.55%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.84%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Integration Architect
9 4 (2.84%) Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (2.84%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.84%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (50.35%) ASP.NET
2 55 (39.01%) .NET Framework
3 38 (26.95%) HTML
4 31 (21.99%) WCF
5 28 (19.86%) Web Services
6 27 (19.15%) WPF
7 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (17.02%) CSS
9 20 (14.18%) Entity Framework
10 9 (6.38%) WF
11 7 (4.96%) SOAP
11 7 (4.96%) XML
12 6 (4.26%) jQuery
13 5 (3.55%) HTML5
13 5 (3.55%) WinForms
14 4 (2.84%) JSON
15 3 (2.13%) XHTML
15 3 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.09%) GIS
2 10 (7.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.57%) Windows
2 12 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.17%) MVC
3 38 (26.95%) Unit Testing
4 35 (24.82%) Scrum
5 22 (15.60%) UML
6 20 (14.18%) SOA
7 17 (12.06%) ITIL
7 17 (12.06%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.93%) Workflow
9 12 (8.51%) Content Management
9 12 (8.51%) Automated Testing
10 11 (7.80%) BDD
10 11 (7.80%) Change Control
11 10 (7.09%) Web Development
11 10 (7.09%) Information Security
11 10 (7.09%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.09%) CRM
12 9 (6.38%) TDD
13 8 (5.67%) Refactoring
13 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (68.79%) C#
2 75 (53.19%) SQL
3 38 (26.95%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.48%) VB.NET
5 15 (10.64%) VB
6 12 (8.51%) C++
7 6 (4.26%) Java
7 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.55%) VB6
9 3 (2.13%) Perl
9 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.71%) X++
10 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.09%) ISEB
4 9 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) ISO 9000
1 10 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) NFS
1 1 (0.71%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (36.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle
3 11 (7.80%) SAP
4 8 (5.67%) ESRI
5 4 (2.84%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Veeam
6 1 (0.71%) Zerto
6 1 (0.71%) Telerik
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) EMC
6 1 (0.71%) Intel
6 1 (0.71%) NetApp
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago