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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 48 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 25.84% 29.09% 27.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 69.70% 62.34% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
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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
33 77 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.08% 46.67% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 67 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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 31 July 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 31 July 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 66 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (74.07%) C#
3 48 (59.26%) Unit Testing
4 44 (54.32%) SQL
4 44 (54.32%) ASP.NET
5 39 (48.15%) .NET Framework
6 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
7 33 (40.74%) Scrum
8 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
9 24 (29.63%) MVC
9 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
11 21 (25.93%) UML
12 19 (23.46%) HTML
13 18 (22.22%) Oracle
13 18 (22.22%) ITIL
13 18 (22.22%) Entity Framework
14 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
15 16 (19.75%) WPF
15 16 (19.75%) K2 blackpearl
16 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
16 14 (17.28%) Workflow
17 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
17 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (14.81%) Change Control
18 12 (14.81%) IIS
18 12 (14.81%) SOA
18 12 (14.81%) Web Services
18 12 (14.81%) Manufacturing
18 12 (14.81%) Back Office

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (19.75%) K2 blackpearl
2 12 (14.81%) IIS
3 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.58%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 12 (14.81%) Back Office
1 12 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 10 (12.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (79.01%) Developer
2 60 (74.07%) .NET Developer
3 29 (35.80%) SQL Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (14.81%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (3.70%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (2.47%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.47%) WPF Developer
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Analyst
9 1 (1.23%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (54.32%) ASP.NET
2 39 (48.15%) .NET Framework
3 19 (23.46%) HTML
4 18 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 16 (19.75%) WPF
6 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (14.81%) Web Services
8 8 (9.88%) WF
9 7 (8.64%) CSS
10 5 (6.17%) WCF
11 1 (1.23%) XML
11 1 (1.23%) JSP
11 1 (1.23%) SOAP
11 1 (1.23%) REST
11 1 (1.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) GIS
1 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (59.26%) Unit Testing
3 33 (40.74%) Scrum
4 24 (29.63%) MVC
5 21 (25.93%) UML
6 18 (22.22%) ITIL
7 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
8 14 (17.28%) Workflow
9 12 (14.81%) SOA
9 12 (14.81%) Change Control
10 11 (13.58%) Content Management
10 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
10 11 (13.58%) CRM
10 11 (13.58%) Information Security
11 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.35%) BDD
12 8 (9.88%) Refactoring
12 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
13 5 (6.17%) ArchiMate
14 4 (4.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (74.07%) C#
2 44 (54.32%) SQL
3 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.58%) C++
6 10 (12.35%) VB
7 3 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) ISEB
4 9 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) ISO 9000
1 11 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Oracle
2 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) SAP
4 7 (8.64%) ESRI
5 1 (1.23%) Telerik
5 1 (1.23%) Veeam
5 1 (1.23%) Zerto