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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.00% 33.33% 43.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 84.00% 75.00% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 32
Median daily rate £285 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
25 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.67% 44.44% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 41
Median daily rate £313 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 January 2017.

.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 January 2017, 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 46 (97.87%) C#
2 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (70.21%) Scrum
4 31 (65.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
6 21 (44.68%) Automated Testing
7 19 (40.43%) Kanban
7 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
7 19 (40.43%) BDD
8 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
8 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
9 17 (36.17%) TDD
10 16 (34.04%) QA
10 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
11 13 (27.66%) Pair Programming
11 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
11 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
12 12 (25.53%) SpecFlow
12 12 (25.53%) Line Management
13 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
14 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (21.28%) NServiceBus
14 10 (21.28%) MVC
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (21.28%) WPF
15 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (12.77%) Test Planning

.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 10 (21.28%) NServiceBus
2 5 (10.64%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (65.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (25.53%) SpecFlow
3 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) C# Developer
3 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
5 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Developer in Test
6 5 (10.64%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Web Applications Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Tester
9 2 (4.26%) WPF Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Software Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
3 10 (21.28%) WPF
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.64%) WF
6 4 (8.51%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) Scrum
3 21 (44.68%) Automated Testing
4 19 (40.43%) BDD
4 19 (40.43%) Kanban
5 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
6 17 (36.17%) TDD
7 13 (27.66%) Pair Programming
7 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
8 12 (25.53%) Line Management
9 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (21.28%) MVC
11 8 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
12 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
13 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Web Development
13 5 (10.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft