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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 40 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 38.83% 4.35% 17.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.97% 14.29% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 2 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
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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
58 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 56.31% 30.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 9 5
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 29 December 2014.

.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 29 December 2014, 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 54 (78.26%) SQL
2 52 (75.36%) C#
3 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) ASP.NET
4 36 (52.17%) Unit Testing
5 35 (50.72%) Scrum
6 34 (49.28%) T-SQL
7 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 30 (43.48%) Security Cleared
10 29 (42.03%) SC Cleared
10 29 (42.03%) SQL Server
10 29 (42.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (40.58%) Automated Testing
12 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (31.88%) Code Coverage
13 21 (30.43%) Visual Studio
14 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.94%) TDD
16 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
17 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
17 9 (13.04%) Back Office
18 8 (11.59%) SOA
19 7 (10.14%) MVC
19 7 (10.14%) Java
20 6 (8.70%) K2 blackpearl
20 6 (8.70%) Release Management
21 5 (7.25%) Web Accessibility
21 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (8.70%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.35%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (42.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (30.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 9 (13.04%) Back Office
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 44 (63.77%) .NET Developer
3 22 (31.88%) SQL Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Database Developer
5 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Deployment Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Server Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Development Specialist
9 1 (1.45%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Software Support Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (1.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) WinForms
7 1 (1.45%) WCF
7 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Replication
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.17%) Unit Testing
3 35 (50.72%) Scrum
4 28 (40.58%) Automated Testing
5 22 (31.88%) Code Coverage
5 22 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.94%) TDD
7 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.59%) SOA
9 7 (10.14%) MVC
10 6 (8.70%) Release Management
11 5 (7.25%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (4.35%) Automation Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
13 2 (2.90%) BDD
13 2 (2.90%) Test Automation
13 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Compatibility Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Regression Testing
13 2 (2.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (78.26%) SQL
2 52 (75.36%) C#
3 34 (49.28%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.14%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) Scala
6 3 (4.35%) VB
7 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 29 (42.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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