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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 57 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.10% 19.75% 23.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.30% 51.61% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 27
Average daily rate
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£340 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.01% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
138 155 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.98% 38.27% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 122 39
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +7 23 £325 - 12
Bath -3 19 £350 +13.82% 13
Yeovil -8 2 £363 -19.44%
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 101 (67.33%) C#
2 78 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 71 (47.33%) SQL
5 57 (38.00%) SQL Server
6 53 (35.33%) Microsoft
7 50 (33.33%) MVC
7 50 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 47 (31.33%) Unit Testing
8 47 (31.33%) Security Cleared
9 40 (26.67%) Scrum
10 35 (23.33%) SC Cleared
11 31 (20.67%) Web Services
12 30 (20.00%) VB.NET
13 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
13 28 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (16.67%) SOA
15 24 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
15 24 (16.00%) WCF
16 23 (15.33%) WPF
16 23 (15.33%) VB
16 23 (15.33%) Workflow
17 22 (14.67%) UML
18 21 (14.00%) ITIL
18 21 (14.00%) HTML
19 20 (13.33%) PRINCE2
19 20 (13.33%) ISEB
19 20 (13.33%) ISO 9000
19 20 (13.33%) Manufacturing
19 20 (13.33%) Retail

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (12.00%) CMS
3 17 (11.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 9 (6.00%) IIS
5 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.33%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) Skype
2 1 (0.67%) LAN
2 1 (0.67%) WAN
2 1 (0.67%) SAN
2 1 (0.67%) NAS
2 1 (0.67%) FCoE
2 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) DTS
9 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.33%) Subversion
3 2 (1.33%) MorphX
3 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 20 (13.33%) Retail
2 12 (8.00%) Back Office
3 5 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 100 (66.67%) Developer
2 77 (51.33%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.67%) Architect
4 27 (18.00%) SQL Developer
5 26 (17.33%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.33%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Trainee Software Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Trainee
10 4 (2.67%) Lead Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Integration Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 50 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 31 (20.67%) Web Services
4 28 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (16.00%) WCF
6 23 (15.33%) WPF
7 21 (14.00%) HTML
8 20 (13.33%) Entity Framework
9 15 (10.00%) CSS
10 9 (6.00%) WF
10 9 (6.00%) jQuery
11 7 (4.67%) XML
12 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (2.67%) HTML5
13 4 (2.67%) ADO.NET
13 4 (2.67%) WinForms
14 3 (2.00%) SOAP
14 3 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (2.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) GIS
2 18 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) Solaris
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.33%) MVC
3 47 (31.33%) Unit Testing
4 40 (26.67%) Scrum
5 25 (16.67%) SOA
6 23 (15.33%) Workflow
7 22 (14.67%) UML
8 21 (14.00%) ITIL
9 20 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.33%) Change Control
10 19 (12.67%) CRM
10 19 (12.67%) Information Security
11 18 (12.00%) Content Management
12 12 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (7.33%) BDD
14 9 (6.00%) Automated Testing
15 8 (5.33%) OO
16 6 (4.00%) TDD
17 5 (3.33%) Asset Management
17 5 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (67.33%) C#
2 71 (47.33%) SQL
3 30 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 23 (15.33%) VB
6 15 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.00%) Java
8 5 (3.33%) VB6
9 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.00%) Perl
10 3 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) X++
12 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.33%) ISEB
4 14 (9.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) Degree
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) ISO 9000
2 19 (12.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) SRDF
2 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (35.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.67%) SAP
3 15 (10.00%) Oracle
4 7 (4.67%) ESRI
5 1 (0.67%) Telerik
5 1 (0.67%) Veeam
5 1 (0.67%) Zerto
5 1 (0.67%) EMC
5 1 (0.67%) Intel
5 1 (0.67%) NetApp
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco
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