The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Taunton 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 20 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 17 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.77% 8.62% 20.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.37% 26.32% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Average daily rate
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£319 £355 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.21% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £351 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £359 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.68% 32.76% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 12 6
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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.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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) MVC
5 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
7 6 (35.29%) WCF
7 6 (35.29%) Back Office
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) WPF
8 4 (23.53%) WF
8 4 (23.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (23.53%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (17.65%) LINQ
9 3 (17.65%) jQuery
9 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (11.76%) Selenium
10 2 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 1 (5.88%) SaaS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) WPF
5 4 (23.53%) WF
5 4 (23.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (17.65%) LINQ
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001