The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South West / Somerset
Rank 7 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 46 30 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.17% 10.68% 28.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.55% 32.26% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 66
Median daily rate £331 £390 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £460 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
91 93 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 37.92% 33.10% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 83
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £493 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.75 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +3 19 £350 -6.66% 3
Taunton 0 16 £280 -30.00% 7
Yeovil - 6 £338 - 1
Street - 1 - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for .NET.

1 70 (80.46%) C#
1 70 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
3 46 (52.87%) Scrum
4 41 (47.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET
6 28 (32.18%) MVC
7 26 (29.89%) BDD
8 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 24 (27.59%) .NET Framework
8 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 23 (26.44%) SQL
10 22 (25.29%) Automated Testing
11 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared
12 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (19.54%) Kanban
13 17 (19.54%) WPF
13 17 (19.54%) TDD
13 17 (19.54%) QA
13 17 (19.54%) HTML
14 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
14 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
15 15 (17.24%) Web Development
15 15 (17.24%) Finance
15 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
16 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
17 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
17 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
17 13 (14.94%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.05%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.30%) MySQL
7 2 (2.30%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (2.30%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.15%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (47.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
3 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
4 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.49%) Selenium
6 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.45%) Sahi
7 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.45%) WATIR
8 2 (2.30%) NUnit
9 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.15%) MSTest
9 1 (1.15%) NuGet
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (67.82%) Developer
2 32 (36.78%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.74%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Developer in Test
7 6 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Tester
9 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) ASP.NET
2 24 (27.59%) .NET Framework
3 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (19.54%) HTML
3 17 (19.54%) WPF
4 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
4 13 (14.94%) HTML5
5 11 (12.64%) CSS
6 8 (9.20%) XML
7 7 (8.05%) Entity Framework
7 7 (8.05%) LINQ
8 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.75%) jQuery
9 5 (5.75%) Web Services
10 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.45%) .NET Core
11 3 (3.45%) Angular 2
11 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (3.45%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) Scrum
3 28 (32.18%) MVC
4 26 (29.89%) BDD
5 22 (25.29%) Automated Testing
6 17 (19.54%) Kanban
6 17 (19.54%) TDD
7 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
7 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
8 15 (17.24%) Web Development
9 12 (13.79%) Pair Programming
9 12 (13.79%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.64%) Test Planning
11 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.34%) Line Management
12 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
13 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (8.05%) Manual Testing
15 6 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 70 (80.46%) C#
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.90%) Ruby
5 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.45%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Sybase
2 3 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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