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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 101 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.79% 10.14% 28.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.58% 51.19% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 18 35
Average daily rate
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£330 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £376 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
154 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.85% 19.81% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 51 46
Average daily rate £340 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £413 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +26 62 £328 -6.28% 21
Bath 0 11 £356 +7.54% 7
Street -5 3 £350 -
Yeovil -1 2 £363 +13.28% 2
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 125 (69.44%) C#
2 102 (56.67%) SQL
3 82 (45.56%) ASP.NET
4 81 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (39.44%) SQL Server
6 61 (33.89%) Microsoft
7 56 (31.11%) .NET Framework
7 56 (31.11%) Unit Testing
7 56 (31.11%) Security Cleared
8 52 (28.89%) MVC
9 48 (26.67%) Scrum
10 41 (22.78%) SC Cleared
11 39 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (18.89%) VB.NET
13 33 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (17.22%) Web Services
15 30 (16.67%) T-SQL
16 29 (16.11%) Visual Studio
17 28 (15.56%) WCF
18 25 (13.89%) VB
19 23 (12.78%) SOA
19 23 (12.78%) JavaScript
20 22 (12.22%) BizTalk Server
21 20 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 20 (11.11%) Entity Framework
22 19 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 19 (10.56%) Automated Testing
22 19 (10.56%) Back Office
22 19 (10.56%) HTML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (12.22%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 15 (8.33%) CMS
4 7 (3.89%) IIS
5 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.11%) Summit
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.22%) DTS
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (16.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.11%) Subversion
4 2 (1.11%) MorphX
4 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.56%) Hudson
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (10.56%) Back Office
2 17 (9.44%) Manufacturing
2 17 (9.44%) Retail
3 7 (3.89%) Finance
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (75.56%) Developer
2 94 (52.22%) .NET Developer
3 36 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 25 (13.89%) Architect
5 23 (12.78%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.11%) Database Developer
8 10 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.00%) AWS Developer
10 8 (4.44%) BizTalk Developer
10 8 (4.44%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.44%) Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Senior BizTalk Developer
13 4 (2.22%) Trainee Software Engineer
13 4 (2.22%) Trainee
13 4 (2.22%) .NET Team Leader
13 4 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (45.56%) ASP.NET
2 56 (31.11%) .NET Framework
3 39 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (17.22%) Web Services
5 28 (15.56%) WCF
6 20 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 19 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (10.56%) HTML
8 15 (8.33%) WPF
9 13 (7.22%) CSS
10 11 (6.11%) jQuery
11 10 (5.56%) XML
12 8 (4.44%) WF
13 7 (3.89%) HTML5
14 6 (3.33%) WinForms
15 4 (2.22%) LESS
16 3 (1.67%) ADO.NET
16 3 (1.67%) SOAP
17 2 (1.11%) XSL
17 2 (1.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) GIS
2 14 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.67%) Replication
4 3 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (31.11%) Unit Testing
3 52 (28.89%) MVC
4 48 (26.67%) Scrum
5 23 (12.78%) SOA
6 19 (10.56%) Automated Testing
7 17 (9.44%) Workflow
7 17 (9.44%) UML
8 16 (8.89%) ITIL
8 16 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.89%) CRM
8 16 (8.89%) Change Control
9 15 (8.33%) Information Security
10 14 (7.78%) Content Management
11 12 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 12 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.11%) Code Coverage
13 10 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 9 (5.00%) BDD
15 7 (3.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 125 (69.44%) C#
2 102 (56.67%) SQL
3 34 (18.89%) VB.NET
4 30 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.89%) VB
6 23 (12.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (8.89%) Java
8 5 (2.78%) VB6
8 5 (2.78%) Scala
9 4 (2.22%) X++
9 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.11%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 56 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 41 (22.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.00%) ISEB
4 14 (7.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) Degree
5 2 (1.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) ISO 9000
2 15 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (33.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.44%) SAP
3 15 (8.33%) Oracle
4 7 (3.89%) ESRI
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.56%) Veeam
5 1 (0.56%) Zerto
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