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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.71% 23.08% 48.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.45% 70.59% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £296 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
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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
47 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 34.31% 32.69% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 11
Average daily rate £335 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £356 £360
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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 51 (85.00%) C#
2 48 (80.00%) Scrum
2 48 (80.00%) SQL
3 46 (76.67%) Security Cleared
4 45 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 41 (68.33%) Unit Testing
6 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
10 18 (30.00%) TDD
10 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (28.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
11 17 (28.33%) SOA
11 17 (28.33%) MVC
12 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
13 15 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
14 14 (23.33%) Back Office
15 13 (21.67%) Code Coverage
16 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (11.67%) WCF
18 6 (10.00%) Release Management
18 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
19 5 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
19 5 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
19 5 (8.33%) C++
19 5 (8.33%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) DTS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (23.33%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 48 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (43.33%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Development Specialist
7 1 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.67%) Architect
7 1 (1.67%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (28.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (11.67%) WCF
5 5 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 5 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
5 5 (8.33%) WPF
5 5 (8.33%) WF
6 4 (6.67%) LINQ
6 4 (6.67%) jQuery
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.33%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.67%) REST
8 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.67%) CSS
8 1 (1.67%) SOAP
8 1 (1.67%) XML
8 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) User Experience
1 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Scrum
2 41 (68.33%) Unit Testing
3 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.00%) TDD
5 17 (28.33%) SOA
5 17 (28.33%) MVC
6 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 13 (21.67%) Code Coverage
8 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.00%) Release Management
10 1 (1.67%) Data Privacy
10 1 (1.67%) Market Research
10 1 (1.67%) ERP
10 1 (1.67%) Project Management
10 1 (1.67%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.67%) Data Mapping
10 1 (1.67%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.67%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) C#
2 48 (80.00%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.33%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 46 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 45 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) SAP
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy