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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 2 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 58 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.06% 44.62% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 76.32% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 54 3
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
5 76 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 15.15% 58.46% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 70 9
Median daily rate £425 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.17% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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
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 1 May 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (30.00%) IIS
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
8 5 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) UML
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
10 3 (15.00%) BDD
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL

.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 6 (30.00%) IIS
1 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Architect
7 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft