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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 36.00% 18.79% 29.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 93.10% 60.78% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 12
Average daily rate
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£372 £350 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £315 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
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 £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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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
29 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 38.67% 30.91% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 15
Average daily rate £369 £335 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 2 September 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 2 September 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 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (71.83%) C#
3 42 (59.15%) SQL
4 38 (53.52%) .NET Framework
5 36 (50.70%) Unit Testing
6 32 (45.07%) ASP.NET
7 28 (39.44%) Scrum
7 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
8 24 (33.80%) HTML
9 23 (32.39%) MVC
10 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
10 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
11 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
12 19 (26.76%) UML
13 16 (22.54%) ITIL
13 16 (22.54%) Windows
13 16 (22.54%) Entity Framework
13 16 (22.54%) WPF
14 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.72%) Web Services
15 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (18.31%) CMS
17 12 (16.90%) Workflow
17 12 (16.90%) Oracle
17 12 (16.90%) CSS
17 12 (16.90%) IIS
17 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
18 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (15.49%) C++
18 11 (15.49%) Content Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (18.31%) CMS
2 12 (16.90%) IIS
3 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
4 8 (11.27%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (5.63%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.08%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
2 8 (11.27%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Developer
2 47 (66.20%) .NET Developer
3 24 (33.80%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) .NET Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.82%) WPF Developer
7 2 (2.82%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (53.52%) .NET Framework
2 32 (45.07%) ASP.NET
3 24 (33.80%) HTML
4 16 (22.54%) WPF
4 16 (22.54%) Entity Framework
5 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (19.72%) Web Services
6 12 (16.90%) CSS
7 9 (12.68%) WCF
8 8 (11.27%) WF
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.41%) jQuery
10 1 (1.41%) REST
10 1 (1.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.41%) XML
10 1 (1.41%) JSP
10 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.68%) GIS
2 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Unit Testing
3 28 (39.44%) Scrum
4 23 (32.39%) MVC
5 19 (26.76%) UML
6 16 (22.54%) ITIL
7 12 (16.90%) Workflow
7 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.49%) Content Management
9 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.08%) BDD
9 10 (14.08%) Change Control
9 10 (14.08%) SOA
10 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.68%) CRM
10 9 (12.68%) Information Security
11 8 (11.27%) Refactoring
11 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.45%) Change Management
13 5 (7.04%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 51 (71.83%) C#
2 42 (59.15%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) C++
5 8 (11.27%) VB
6 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) ISEB
4 8 (11.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) ISO 9000
1 9 (12.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) SAP
4 7 (9.86%) ESRI
5 4 (5.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.41%) Veeam
6 1 (1.41%) Zerto
6 1 (1.41%) Telerik
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago