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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 32.14% 37.78% 10.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 79.07% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 6
Average daily rate £400 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £723 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
Somerset

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
27 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 48.21% 47.78% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 19
Average daily rate £400 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £725 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016, 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 45 (83.33%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) HTML
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
3 36 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 34 (62.96%) ASP.NET
4 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (59.26%) IIS
5 32 (59.26%) JavaScript
5 32 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (55.56%) Automated Testing
7 29 (53.70%) Unit Testing
8 27 (50.00%) Windows
9 22 (40.74%) Scrum
10 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
10 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
11 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
11 20 (37.04%) C++
11 20 (37.04%) SharePoint
12 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (35.19%) Oracle
12 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
13 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
13 17 (31.48%) WCF
14 16 (29.63%) UML
14 16 (29.63%) CSS
14 16 (29.63%) Selenium
14 16 (29.63%) SpecFlow
15 14 (25.93%) ITIL
15 14 (25.93%) Service Delivery
15 14 (25.93%) Refactoring

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (59.26%) IIS
2 20 (37.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.26%) CMS
3 5 (9.26%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 16 (29.63%) SpecFlow
3 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 9 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.81%) Back Office
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 33 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) EPiServer Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Software Design Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Test Automation Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) HTML
2 34 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 20 (37.04%) .NET Framework
4 17 (31.48%) WCF
5 16 (29.63%) CSS
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (20.37%) Web Services
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (18.52%) HTML5
8 3 (5.56%) WPF
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 29 (53.70%) Unit Testing
4 22 (40.74%) Scrum
5 21 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.63%) UML
7 14 (25.93%) ITIL
7 14 (25.93%) MVC
7 14 (25.93%) Refactoring
7 14 (25.93%) Service Delivery
8 11 (20.37%) Release Management
9 9 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 5 (9.26%) ETL
10 5 (9.26%) Line Management
10 5 (9.26%) OO
10 5 (9.26%) OOD
10 5 (9.26%) Web Development
11 4 (7.41%) BDD
11 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
3 32 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 20 (37.04%) C++
5 9 (16.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) EPiServer