The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 8 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 21 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.39% - 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.21% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +6.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 96.12% 95.65% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 30 16
Average daily rate £330 £375 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £410 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited .NET 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 .NET Developer in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (90.91%) C#
3 39 (88.64%) SQL
4 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (77.27%) Scrum
5 34 (77.27%) Unit Testing
6 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 29 (65.91%) T-SQL
9 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
10 24 (54.55%) SC Cleared
11 23 (52.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (50.00%) Code Coverage
13 21 (47.73%) Automated Testing
13 21 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
15 9 (20.45%) TDD
16 7 (15.91%) Back Office
16 7 (15.91%) MVC
16 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
17 6 (13.64%) K2 blackpearl
17 6 (13.64%) SOA
18 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
19 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
19 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
20 3 (6.82%) VB
20 3 (6.82%) Finance
20 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
21 2 (4.55%) Waterfall

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region that cited .NET 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 .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (77.27%) Scrum
2 34 (77.27%) Unit Testing
3 22 (50.00%) Code Coverage
4 21 (47.73%) Automated Testing
4 21 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 6 (13.64%) SOA
8 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.27%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) C#
2 39 (88.64%) SQL
3 29 (65.91%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft