The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Taunton region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 12 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 4 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.00% 11.76% 18.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 11.76% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Median daily rate £280 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £465 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
43 51 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 86.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 73
Median daily rate £235 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £510 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Taunton region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) NServiceBus
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) Sahi
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA