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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 28 75 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.24% 24.51% 20.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.87% 66.96% 53.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 53 24
Average daily rate £400 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £693 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
97 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.01% 36.60% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 75 53
Average daily rate £365 £355 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 10
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 12 February 2016.

.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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 10 £400 -15.78% 6
Bath -8 9 £400 +25.00% 13
Bridgwater - 1 £375 - 1
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 92 (70.23%) C#
2 77 (58.78%) SQL Server
3 74 (56.49%) ASP.NET
4 68 (51.91%) HTML
5 65 (49.62%) JavaScript
6 63 (48.09%) SQL
7 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (36.64%) .NET Framework
9 47 (35.88%) MVC
10 46 (35.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 44 (33.59%) IIS
12 41 (31.30%) CSS
13 37 (28.24%) Windows
13 37 (28.24%) Automated Testing
13 37 (28.24%) Unit Testing
14 36 (27.48%) Scrum
15 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
16 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
17 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
17 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
17 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (21.37%) Software Engineering
18 28 (21.37%) WCF
19 27 (20.61%) Windows Server
20 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (18.32%) HTML5
22 23 (17.56%) Oracle
22 23 (17.56%) C++
23 22 (16.79%) Selenium
24 20 (15.27%) UML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 44 (33.59%) IIS
2 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.21%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.82%) CMS
4 5 (3.82%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) DNS
1 1 (0.76%) Firewall
1 1 (0.76%) SSL
1 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (58.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.82%) Big Data
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.29%) SSDT
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) MS Access
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (35.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (16.79%) Selenium
3 20 (15.27%) SpecFlow
4 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.40%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.40%) TeamCity
6 8 (6.11%) MorphX
7 5 (3.82%) ReSharper
8 4 (3.05%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (13.74%) Back Office
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (81.68%) Developer
2 66 (50.38%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.79%) SQL Developer
4 18 (13.74%) C# Developer
5 17 (12.98%) Web Developer
6 16 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.11%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.82%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (56.49%) ASP.NET
2 68 (51.91%) HTML
3 48 (36.64%) .NET Framework
4 41 (31.30%) CSS
5 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (21.37%) WCF
7 24 (18.32%) HTML5
8 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (10.69%) Web Services
9 13 (9.92%) Entity Framework
10 11 (8.40%) WPF
11 3 (2.29%) SOAP
12 2 (1.53%) jQuery
12 2 (1.53%) XML
13 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 1 (0.76%) CSS3
13 1 (0.76%) REST
13 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.40%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.58%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.24%) Windows
2 27 (20.61%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.88%) MVC
3 37 (28.24%) Automated Testing
3 37 (28.24%) Unit Testing
4 36 (27.48%) Scrum
5 28 (21.37%) Software Engineering
6 20 (15.27%) UML
7 19 (14.50%) ITIL
8 18 (13.74%) Refactoring
8 18 (13.74%) Release Management
9 17 (12.98%) Service Delivery
9 17 (12.98%) Web Development
10 11 (8.40%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.11%) BDD
12 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.34%) Web Design
14 6 (4.58%) CRM
14 6 (4.58%) ETL
14 6 (4.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (70.23%) C#
2 65 (49.62%) JavaScript
3 63 (48.09%) SQL
4 23 (17.56%) C++
5 11 (8.40%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.53%) Java
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) Python
7 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.76%) VBA
7 1 (0.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.56%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) EPiServer
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