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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 9 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.03% 19.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 34.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 0
Average daily rate £475 £364 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
.NET Framework
Somerset

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
5 75 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.15% 56.39% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 69 9
Average daily rate £425 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.57% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £542 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 28 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Application Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft