The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 32 9
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -23
Contract jobs citing .NET 57 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.85% 3.79% 18.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 73.08% 40.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 3 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £388 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
78 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 60.00% 9.48% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 12 10
Average daily rate £330 £353 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET 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.

1 64 (68.82%) C#
2 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (49.46%) SQL
4 41 (44.09%) .NET Framework
4 41 (44.09%) Unit Testing
4 41 (44.09%) Security Cleared
5 35 (37.63%) ASP.NET
6 31 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
8 29 (31.18%) Scrum
9 23 (24.73%) MVC
10 18 (19.35%) Workflow
10 18 (19.35%) Entity Framework
11 16 (17.20%) Change Control
11 16 (17.20%) K2 blackpearl
11 16 (17.20%) WPF
11 16 (17.20%) Manufacturing
11 16 (17.20%) VB
11 16 (17.20%) ISEB
11 16 (17.20%) SOA
12 15 (16.13%) ISO 9000
12 15 (16.13%) CRM
12 15 (16.13%) VB.NET
12 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
12 15 (16.13%) ITIL
12 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
12 15 (16.13%) UML
12 15 (16.13%) GIS
12 15 (16.13%) Retail

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.20%) K2 blackpearl
2 14 (15.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) DTS
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (17.20%) Manufacturing
2 15 (16.13%) Retail
3 14 (15.05%) Back Office
4 4 (4.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Developer
2 56 (60.22%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 16 (17.20%) Architect
4 16 (17.20%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.83%) Database Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.23%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.23%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.15%) Analyst
8 2 (2.15%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.15%) WPF Developer
8 2 (2.15%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.08%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (1.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.08%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.09%) .NET Framework
2 35 (37.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (19.35%) Entity Framework
4 16 (17.20%) WPF
5 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (15.05%) Web Services
7 8 (8.60%) WF
8 7 (7.53%) HTML
8 7 (7.53%) CSS
9 6 (6.45%) WCF
10 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (2.15%) JSP
12 1 (1.08%) Silverlight
12 1 (1.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 1 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) GIS
2 14 (15.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Unit Testing
3 29 (31.18%) Scrum
4 23 (24.73%) MVC
5 18 (19.35%) Workflow
6 16 (17.20%) Change Control
6 16 (17.20%) SOA
7 15 (16.13%) CRM
7 15 (16.13%) ITIL
7 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 15 (16.13%) UML
8 14 (15.05%) Content Management
8 14 (15.05%) Information Security
9 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.68%) BDD
11 6 (6.45%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.38%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (4.30%) Code Coverage
13 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.82%) C#
2 46 (49.46%) SQL
3 16 (17.20%) VB
4 15 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.45%) Java
8 4 (4.30%) Scala
9 3 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (44.09%) Security Cleared
2 31 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) ISEB
4 12 (12.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) ISO 9000
2 14 (15.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) SAP
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 7 (7.53%) ESRI
5 1 (1.08%) Veeam
5 1 (1.08%) Zerto
5 1 (1.08%) Telerik
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