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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 55 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.35% 9.45% 24.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 77.46% 63.16% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 7 9
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£340 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £375 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.42%
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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
71 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 53.38% 14.96% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 14 12
Average daily rate £400 £348 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% +12.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £398 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 26 March 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 26 March 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 72 (74.23%) C#
2 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (60.82%) SQL
4 49 (50.52%) Unit Testing
5 46 (47.42%) Security Cleared
5 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
6 41 (42.27%) .NET Framework
7 38 (39.18%) Scrum
8 36 (37.11%) SC Cleared
9 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
10 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
10 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (22.68%) T-SQL
12 20 (20.62%) Automated Testing
13 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 19 (19.59%) MVC
14 18 (18.56%) ISEB
15 17 (17.53%) SOA
15 17 (17.53%) Web Services
15 17 (17.53%) K2 blackpearl
16 16 (16.49%) Change Control
16 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (16.49%) VB
16 16 (16.49%) Manufacturing
17 15 (15.46%) ISO 9000
17 15 (15.46%) Workflow
17 15 (15.46%) Back Office
17 15 (15.46%) GIS
17 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
17 15 (15.46%) ITIL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (17.53%) K2 blackpearl
2 14 (14.43%) CMS
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) DTS
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Hudson
General
1 16 (16.49%) Manufacturing
2 15 (15.46%) Back Office
2 15 (15.46%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 75 (77.32%) Developer
2 61 (62.89%) .NET Developer
3 31 (31.96%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.49%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (16.49%) Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Database Developer
6 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.06%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.03%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.03%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.03%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.03%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (1.03%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (47.42%) ASP.NET
2 41 (42.27%) .NET Framework
3 29 (29.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (17.53%) Web Services
6 15 (15.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (11.34%) WPF
8 7 (7.22%) WF
9 2 (2.06%) HTML
9 2 (2.06%) CSS
9 2 (2.06%) JSP
9 2 (2.06%) SOAP
10 1 (1.03%) WinForms
10 1 (1.03%) WCF
10 1 (1.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) GIS
2 14 (14.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Replication
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (50.52%) Unit Testing
3 38 (39.18%) Scrum
4 20 (20.62%) Automated Testing
5 19 (19.59%) MVC
6 17 (17.53%) SOA
7 16 (16.49%) Change Control
8 15 (15.46%) Workflow
8 15 (15.46%) ITIL
8 15 (15.46%) PRINCE2
8 15 (15.46%) UML
8 15 (15.46%) CRM
9 14 (14.43%) Content Management
9 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.43%) Information Security
10 13 (13.40%) Code Coverage
11 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
12 9 (9.28%) BDD
13 5 (5.15%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (74.23%) C#
2 59 (60.82%) SQL
3 22 (22.68%) T-SQL
4 16 (16.49%) VB
5 12 (12.37%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.22%) Java
7 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (47.42%) Security Cleared
2 36 (37.11%) SC Cleared
3 18 (18.56%) ISEB
4 12 (12.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) ISO 9000
2 14 (14.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.06%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) SAP
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle
4 7 (7.22%) ESRI
5 1 (1.03%) Veeam
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