The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.29% 44.83% 21.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% 88.64% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
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
18 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.29% 50.57% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 31
Median daily rate £350 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

.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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) Scrum
4 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (44.44%) Pair Programming
8 8 (44.44%) Kanban
9 7 (38.89%) QA
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
9 7 (38.89%) Line Management
9 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (33.33%) MVC
10 6 (33.33%) TDD
10 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (33.33%) NServiceBus
10 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (27.78%) SQL
12 4 (22.22%) Workflow
12 4 (22.22%) Windows
12 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (22.22%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 4 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (22.22%) WF
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Kanban
5 8 (44.44%) Pair Programming
6 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (38.89%) Line Management
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Workflow
9 2 (11.11%) BDD
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Web Development
10 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Release Management
10 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft