The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Taunton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 29 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.23% 21.79% 37.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.37% 94.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate £350 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £296 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £329 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.92% 23.08% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate £350 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
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.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
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 18 April 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 13 (81.25%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) Workflow
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
7 4 (25.00%) XSLT
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Publishing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 4 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) XHTML
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) Workflow
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
3 4 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Market Research
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) SAP