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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 75 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.19% 28.57% 25.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.72% 64.65% 73.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 47 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.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
145 99 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.90% 44.20% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 72 31
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 August 2014.

.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 22 August 2014. 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 -4 33 £350 +5.35% 13
Bath +2 10 £308 +2.50% 9
Street - 8 £298 - 2
Glastonbury 0 5 £450 +23.28%
Yeovil -1 5 £450 +40.62% 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 131 (85.62%) C#
2 96 (62.75%) SQL
3 87 (56.86%) Scrum
3 87 (56.86%) ASP.NET
4 77 (50.33%) SQL Server
5 74 (48.37%) Security Cleared
6 71 (46.41%) Unit Testing
7 68 (44.44%) SC Cleared
8 55 (35.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (25.49%) MVC
10 38 (24.84%) T-SQL
10 38 (24.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 35 (22.88%) Back Office
12 35 (22.88%) TDD
13 27 (17.65%) SOA
13 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 26 (16.99%) XML
15 25 (16.34%) HTML
15 25 (16.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (15.03%) Code Coverage
17 22 (14.38%) Automated Testing
18 21 (13.73%) CSS
19 20 (13.07%) WCF
19 20 (13.07%) K2 blackpearl
20 19 (12.42%) JavaScript
21 17 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 14 (9.15%) Visual Studio
23 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (13.07%) K2 blackpearl
2 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.19%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.58%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.27%) CMS
4 5 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.31%) Escenic
6 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.31%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.31%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) GIMP
3 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.96%) Summit
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (50.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.84%) MySQL
5 9 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.58%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.31%) Big Data
10 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.31%) DTS
11 1 (0.65%) MS Access
11 1 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 38 (24.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) MSTest
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 35 (22.88%) Back Office
2 9 (5.88%) Finance
3 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.92%) Marketing
4 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (83.01%) Developer
2 89 (58.17%) .NET Developer
3 44 (28.76%) SQL Developer
4 10 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (6.54%) C# Developer
5 6 (3.92%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (3.92%) Java Developer
5 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.27%) Analyst
6 5 (3.27%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.27%) Software Developer
6 5 (3.27%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (2.61%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (2.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (2.61%) Programmer
8 3 (1.96%) Software Engineer
8 3 (1.96%) Architect
8 3 (1.96%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 3 (1.96%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (56.86%) ASP.NET
2 55 (35.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 26 (16.99%) XML
6 25 (16.34%) HTML
6 25 (16.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 21 (13.73%) CSS
8 20 (13.07%) WCF
9 13 (8.50%) jQuery
10 12 (7.84%) XSLT
11 10 (6.54%) XHTML
11 10 (6.54%) Web Services
12 9 (5.88%) HTML5
13 7 (4.58%) WPF
14 6 (3.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (3.92%) WF
14 6 (3.92%) J2EE
15 5 (3.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.27%) DTV
2 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.65%) RIA
3 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) UNIX
2 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (56.86%) Scrum
2 71 (46.41%) Unit Testing
3 39 (25.49%) MVC
4 35 (22.88%) TDD
5 27 (17.65%) SOA
6 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (15.03%) Code Coverage
7 22 (14.38%) Automated Testing
8 8 (5.23%) Release Management
8 8 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.23%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.58%) Web Design
9 7 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (3.27%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.27%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.27%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (2.61%) ETL
12 3 (1.96%) Project Management
12 3 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 131 (85.62%) C#
2 96 (62.75%) SQL
3 38 (24.84%) T-SQL
4 19 (12.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.88%) Java
7 7 (4.58%) C++
8 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.31%) Scala
9 2 (1.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) ABAP
10 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (48.37%) Security Cleared
2 68 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (7.19%) Microsoft
1 11 (7.19%) Sitecore
2 9 (5.88%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) SAP
4 4 (2.61%) Google
5 2 (1.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) ESRI
6 1 (0.65%) Remedy
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