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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 52 86 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.71% 25.67% 24.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.28% 53.42% 59.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 75 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £290 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
.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
123 161 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 37.16% 48.06% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 131 49
Average daily rate £368 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -1 23 £375 +15.38% 15
Bath -1 20 £363 +17.88% 8
Yeovil -8 1 - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 99 (68.28%) C#
2 79 (54.48%) ASP.NET
3 77 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (51.72%) SQL
5 64 (44.14%) SQL Server
6 51 (35.17%) Unit Testing
7 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 48 (33.10%) .NET Framework
9 46 (31.72%) MVC
10 42 (28.97%) Security Cleared
11 41 (28.28%) Scrum
12 36 (24.83%) JavaScript
13 31 (21.38%) SC Cleared
14 29 (20.00%) HTML
14 29 (20.00%) VB.NET
15 26 (17.93%) BizTalk Server
15 26 (17.93%) WCF
16 25 (17.24%) WPF
16 25 (17.24%) Web Services
16 25 (17.24%) Windows
17 23 (15.86%) UML
18 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (13.79%) Oracle
20 19 (13.10%) Entity Framework
21 18 (12.41%) Automated Testing
21 18 (12.41%) Software Engineering
21 18 (12.41%) ITIL
22 17 (11.72%) IIS
22 17 (11.72%) SOA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (17.93%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (11.72%) K2 blackpearl
2 17 (11.72%) IIS
3 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.38%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Summit
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) SAN
2 1 (0.69%) NAS
2 1 (0.69%) FCoE
2 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (44.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.07%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.69%) MorphX
4 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 12 (8.28%) Back Office
1 12 (8.28%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (2.07%) Finance
4 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (72.41%) Developer
2 81 (55.86%) .NET Developer
3 31 (21.38%) SQL Developer
4 22 (15.17%) Architect
5 17 (11.72%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.59%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Integration Architect
11 4 (2.76%) Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Lead Architect
11 4 (2.76%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Trainee Software Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Trainee
11 4 (2.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.07%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (2.07%) AWS Developer
12 3 (2.07%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (54.48%) ASP.NET
2 48 (33.10%) .NET Framework
3 29 (20.00%) HTML
4 26 (17.93%) WCF
5 25 (17.24%) WPF
5 25 (17.24%) Web Services
6 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (13.10%) Entity Framework
8 14 (9.66%) CSS
9 9 (6.21%) WF
10 7 (4.83%) jQuery
11 6 (4.14%) SOAP
11 6 (4.14%) XML
12 4 (2.76%) WinForms
13 3 (2.07%) JSON
13 3 (2.07%) XHTML
13 3 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (1.38%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (1.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) GIS
1 11 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.69%) Replication
4 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Windows
2 12 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.17%) Unit Testing
3 46 (31.72%) MVC
4 41 (28.28%) Scrum
5 23 (15.86%) UML
6 18 (12.41%) ITIL
6 18 (12.41%) Automated Testing
6 18 (12.41%) Software Engineering
7 17 (11.72%) SOA
8 15 (10.34%) Workflow
9 12 (8.28%) Change Control
10 11 (7.59%) BDD
10 11 (7.59%) Content Management
10 11 (7.59%) Information Security
10 11 (7.59%) CRM
10 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.21%) TDD
12 8 (5.52%) Refactoring
12 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
13 7 (4.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 99 (68.28%) C#
2 75 (51.72%) SQL
3 36 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 16 (11.03%) VB
6 12 (8.28%) C++
7 7 (4.83%) Java
7 7 (4.83%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.45%) VB6
9 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.07%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (28.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (21.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) ISEB
4 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) ISO 9000
1 11 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) NFS
1 1 (0.69%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Oracle
3 12 (8.28%) SAP
4 8 (5.52%) ESRI
5 1 (0.69%) Telerik
5 1 (0.69%) Veeam
5 1 (0.69%) Zerto
5 1 (0.69%) EMC
5 1 (0.69%) Intel
5 1 (0.69%) NetApp
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
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