The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 36 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.58% 13.58% 25.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.76% 36.73% 62.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 65
Median daily rate £370 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +6.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £340
% change year-on-year -3.84% +7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% -7.14%  

.NET 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 67 98 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 34.72% 36.98% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 97
Median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 11
Median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing .NET 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 in Somerset

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Somerset

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Somerset over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Somerset

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Somerset

.NET
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Bath 0 15 £400 +14.28% 3
Taunton +4 12 £368 -18.33% 1
Street +2 1 £400 +37.93%
Clevedon - 1 - -
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for .NET.

1 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (68.67%) C#
3 37 (44.58%) Scrum
4 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
5 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
5 31 (37.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (34.94%) SQL
7 26 (31.33%) BDD
8 25 (30.12%) MVC
8 25 (30.12%) .NET Framework
9 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
10 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
10 19 (22.89%) TDD
11 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
12 16 (19.28%) Selenium
13 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
13 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (18.07%) Test Planning
14 14 (16.87%) SpecFlow
14 14 (16.87%) Gherkin
14 14 (16.87%) Finance
14 14 (16.87%) HTML
15 13 (15.66%) WPF
15 13 (15.66%) QA
15 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
16 12 (14.46%) HTML5
16 12 (14.46%) Web Development
16 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing

.NET
Co-occurring 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 (6.02%) CMS
1 5 (6.02%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Jetty
4 1 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.20%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
3 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) DHCP
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) FTP
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) IPsec
1 1 (1.20%) Skype
1 1 (1.20%) SSH
1 1 (1.20%) SSL
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.41%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (2.41%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (1.20%) MS Access
9 1 (1.20%) MySQL
9 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (19.28%) Selenium
3 14 (16.87%) SpecFlow
4 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
5 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.43%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.23%) HP UFT
8 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.02%) Sahi
8 5 (6.02%) WATIR
9 4 (4.82%) JIRA
10 3 (3.61%) NUnit
10 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
11 2 (2.41%) MSTest
11 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.20%) Maven
12 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.20%) Billing
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (69.88%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) .NET Developer
3 25 (30.12%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Developer in Test
5 8 (9.64%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.02%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.82%) WPF Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
2 25 (30.12%) .NET Framework
3 14 (16.87%) Gherkin
3 14 (16.87%) HTML
4 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (15.66%) WPF
5 12 (14.46%) HTML5
6 9 (10.84%) CSS
6 9 (10.84%) XML
7 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.43%) Entity Framework
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (6.02%) jQuery
8 5 (6.02%) LINQ
8 5 (6.02%) Web Services
9 4 (4.82%) .NET Core
9 4 (4.82%) Angular 2
9 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (3.61%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) CMDB
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Linux
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) Scrum
3 26 (31.33%) BDD
4 25 (30.12%) MVC
5 19 (22.89%) TDD
6 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
7 15 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.07%) Test Planning
8 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Web Development
9 11 (13.25%) Open Source
10 10 (12.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.84%) Kanban
11 9 (10.84%) Pair Programming
12 8 (9.64%) DevOps
12 8 (9.64%) SDLC
12 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.43%) Release Management
14 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (68.67%) C#
2 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 12 (14.46%) Java
4 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) Ruby
5 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) Python
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) C
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Docker
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.20%) vSphere
2 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) VMware
3 3 (3.61%) Sybase
4 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago