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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 41 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.41% 11.11% 25.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 82.00% 30.77% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 4
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£432 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.54% +14.51%
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 £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
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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
50 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 50.51% 36.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 7
Average daily rate £413 £360 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 28 January 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 28 January 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 52 (81.25%) C#
2 45 (70.31%) SQL
3 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 31 (48.44%) T-SQL
6 30 (46.88%) Unit Testing
7 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 28 (43.75%) Scrum
9 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
10 24 (37.50%) SC Cleared
11 23 (35.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
11 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
12 22 (34.38%) Automated Testing
13 20 (31.25%) Code Coverage
13 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
15 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
16 11 (17.19%) Web Services
16 11 (17.19%) VB
16 11 (17.19%) ISEB
16 11 (17.19%) SOA
17 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
18 9 (14.06%) Change Control
18 9 (14.06%) Retail
18 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
18 9 (14.06%) Back Office
18 9 (14.06%) ISO 9000
18 9 (14.06%) CRM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) DTS
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Hudson
General
1 9 (14.06%) Retail
1 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
1 9 (14.06%) Back Office
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.13%) SQL Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Database Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Software Support Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 29 (45.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 17 (26.56%) .NET Framework
5 11 (17.19%) Web Services
6 2 (3.13%) SOAP
7 1 (1.56%) JSP
7 1 (1.56%) WinForms
7 1 (1.56%) WCF
7 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) GIS
2 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Unit Testing
3 28 (43.75%) Scrum
4 22 (34.38%) Automated Testing
5 20 (31.25%) Code Coverage
5 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.19%) SOA
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.06%) Change Control
8 9 (14.06%) CRM
8 9 (14.06%) ITIL
8 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.50%) UML
9 8 (12.50%) Workflow
9 8 (12.50%) Information Security
9 8 (12.50%) Content Management
10 6 (9.38%) TDD
10 6 (9.38%) MVC
11 5 (7.81%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (4.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) C#
2 45 (70.31%) SQL
3 31 (48.44%) T-SQL
4 11 (17.19%) VB
5 7 (10.94%) Java
6 4 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 24 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.19%) ISEB
4 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) ISO 9000
2 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) QA
4 1 (1.56%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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