The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 17 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.29% 7.69% 11.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.42% 25.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -30.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
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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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 64 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 39.58% 30.77% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 9
Average daily rate £333 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (73.17%) C#
4 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
5 21 (51.22%) Unit Testing
6 20 (48.78%) ISEB
6 20 (48.78%) ITIL
6 20 (48.78%) UML
6 20 (48.78%) Manufacturing
6 20 (48.78%) Change Control
7 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
7 19 (46.34%) Workflow
7 19 (46.34%) GIS
7 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
7 19 (46.34%) CRM
7 19 (46.34%) SOA
7 19 (46.34%) ISO 9000
7 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
7 19 (46.34%) Web Services
8 18 (43.90%) SAP
8 18 (43.90%) Management Information System
8 18 (43.90%) CMS
8 18 (43.90%) Retail
8 18 (43.90%) Content Management
8 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (43.90%) Information Security
9 17 (41.46%) Scrum
9 17 (41.46%) VB
9 17 (41.46%) Entity Framework
10 13 (31.71%) SQL

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (43.90%) CMS
2 8 (19.51%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (48.78%) Manufacturing
2 18 (43.90%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Solutions Architect
2 20 (48.78%) .NET Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Architect
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
4 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (46.34%) Web Services
3 17 (41.46%) Entity Framework
4 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (24.39%) WPF
6 8 (19.51%) WF
6 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) JSP
8 1 (2.44%) SOAP
8 1 (2.44%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) WCF
8 1 (2.44%) REST
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) GIS
2 18 (43.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Unit Testing
3 20 (48.78%) Change Control
3 20 (48.78%) ITIL
3 20 (48.78%) UML
4 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
4 19 (46.34%) SOA
4 19 (46.34%) CRM
4 19 (46.34%) Workflow
5 18 (43.90%) Information Security
5 18 (43.90%) Content Management
6 17 (41.46%) Scrum
7 11 (26.83%) MVC
8 9 (21.95%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) ArchiMate
9 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) Web Development
11 2 (4.88%) TDD
11 2 (4.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) C#
2 17 (41.46%) VB
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) ISEB
3 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) ISO 9000
2 18 (43.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) SAP
3 6 (14.63%) ESRI
4 1 (2.44%) Veeam
4 1 (2.44%) Zerto
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle