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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 87 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 28.62% 17.07% 36.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.50% 58.33% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £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 £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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
127 72 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.78% 29.27% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 60
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £455 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 2 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 2 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 +13 47 £413 +18.00% 6
Bath +6 13 £323 +17.27% 18
Street -1 10 £330 -12.00%
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 107 (75.35%) C#
2 79 (55.63%) SQL
3 70 (49.30%) ASP.NET
4 63 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (42.96%) SQL Server
6 49 (34.51%) Microsoft
7 48 (33.80%) Security Cleared
8 43 (30.28%) Unit Testing
9 40 (28.17%) SC Cleared
9 40 (28.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (28.17%) Scrum
10 34 (23.94%) .NET Framework
10 34 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (23.24%) T-SQL
12 32 (22.54%) MVC
13 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
15 26 (18.31%) Visual Studio
16 24 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
17 22 (15.49%) Web Services
17 22 (15.49%) WCF
18 18 (12.68%) Back Office
18 18 (12.68%) JavaScript
18 18 (12.68%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (11.97%) VB
19 17 (11.97%) VB.NET
19 17 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (11.27%) Code Coverage
20 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 15 (10.56%) Retail

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (12.68%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (8.45%) CMS
3 10 (7.04%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.11%) IIS
6 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Summit
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (42.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.82%) DTS
7 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (18.31%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.41%) Subversion
4 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) MorphX
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (12.68%) Back Office
2 15 (10.56%) Retail
3 12 (8.45%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.93%) Finance
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (78.87%) Developer
2 73 (51.41%) .NET Developer
3 33 (23.24%) SQL Developer
4 15 (10.56%) C# Developer
4 15 (10.56%) Architect
5 14 (9.86%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Database Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (4.93%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Consultant
12 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Agile .NET Developer
13 2 (1.41%) Designer
13 2 (1.41%) .NET Applications Developer
13 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (49.30%) ASP.NET
2 40 (28.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (23.94%) .NET Framework
4 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 22 (15.49%) WCF
5 22 (15.49%) Web Services
6 14 (9.86%) HTML
7 13 (9.15%) CSS
8 11 (7.75%) XML
8 11 (7.75%) HTML5
9 9 (6.34%) jQuery
10 7 (4.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (4.23%) CSS3
12 4 (2.82%) WinForms
13 3 (2.11%) Sass
13 3 (2.11%) ADO.NET
14 2 (1.41%) SOAP
14 2 (1.41%) XSL
14 2 (1.41%) Ext JS
14 2 (1.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) GIS
2 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.11%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.41%) Replication
5 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.28%) Unit Testing
3 40 (28.17%) Scrum
4 32 (22.54%) MVC
5 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
6 17 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.27%) Code Coverage
8 14 (9.86%) SOA
9 12 (8.45%) ITIL
9 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.45%) UML
9 12 (8.45%) CRM
9 12 (8.45%) Test Scripting
10 11 (7.75%) Change Control
10 11 (7.75%) Information Security
10 11 (7.75%) Workflow
11 10 (7.04%) Content Management
12 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (75.35%) C#
2 79 (55.63%) SQL
3 33 (23.24%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 17 (11.97%) VB
5 17 (11.97%) VB.NET
6 13 (9.15%) Java
7 5 (3.52%) Scala
8 3 (2.11%) X++
9 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) XAML
9 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 48 (33.80%) Security Cleared
2 40 (28.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.15%) ISEB
4 7 (4.93%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) Degree
5 2 (1.41%) VCP4
5 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) ISO 9000
2 11 (7.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.52%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.86%) Oracle
3 12 (8.45%) SAP
4 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
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