The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
South West / Somerset
Rank 23 33 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 4 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.25% 1.51% 10.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.81% 4.21% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 33
Median daily rate £266 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.62% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £340 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 73 95 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.10% 35.85% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 94
Median daily rate £365 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £57.00 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% +21.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Somerset

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Somerset

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Somerset over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Somerset

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Somerset

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +1 6 £241 -49.36%
Bath +4 4 £450 +38.46% 3
Clevedon - 1 - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Somerset region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (52.00%) TDD
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) QA
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (44.00%) MVC
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 9 (36.00%) Scrum
9 9 (36.00%) Kanban
9 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (32.00%) BDD
10 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (32.00%) Selenium
10 8 (32.00%) WPF
11 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
11 7 (28.00%) Gherkin
11 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
11 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
12 6 (24.00%) SDLC
12 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
13 5 (20.00%) HP UFT

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 5 (20.00%) Sahi
4 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.00%) WATIR
5 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (12.00%) NUnit
7 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
7 2 (8.00%) MSTest
8 1 (4.00%) NuGet
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (32.00%) WPF
5 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Gherkin
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.00%) Ext JS
8 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (4.00%) Compass CSS Framework
9 1 (4.00%) LESS
9 1 (4.00%) Sass
9 1 (4.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 9 (36.00%) Kanban
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (32.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Line Management
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA