The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.53% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 177 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.33% 94.65% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 90 83
Average daily rate £325 £318 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.50 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft