Period
to 21 May 2019

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 6 months to 21 May 2019 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
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 61 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.96% 13.09% 19.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.12% 38.85% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 62
Somerset median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £316 £220
90th Percentile £447 £500 £436
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.81% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate - - £41.50
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.56% -0.61% +241.67%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 113 157 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 31.48% 33.69% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 118 114
Somerset median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £258
90th Percentile £572 £538 £478
South West median daily rate £450 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +11.46% +0.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Somerset median hourly rate £38.70 £175.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.89% +306.98% +3.21%
10th Percentile £25.41 £162.50 £36.40
90th Percentile £53.99 £187.50 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +11.25% -4.76%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 6 months to 21 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 17 £375 - 11
Taunton -6 4 £350 -12.50% 2
Glastonbury - 1 £413 -
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for .NET.

1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 11 (44.00%) MVC
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (32.00%) .NET Core
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Retail
9 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.00%) User Experience
10 2 (8.00%) Microservices

.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 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) Kentico
2 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Functions
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (8.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) .NET Core
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) Node.js
8 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
8 2 (8.00%) XML
9 1 (4.00%) JSON
9 1 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Microservices
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) B2C
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nessus
1 2 (8.00%) Nmap
1 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (4.00%) Civica