Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 9 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 66 56 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.70% 11.00% 21.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.30% 36.13% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 115
Somerset median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £266 £289
90th Percentile £438 £442 £688
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £35.63 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.18% +180.00%
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +213.46% -62.86% -11.39%

.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 149 155 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 33.18% 30.45% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 94 176
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.11% +11.15%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £275
90th Percentile £475 £442 £598
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 44
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -9.36% +20.42%
10th Percentile £47.50 £31.60 £32.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.44 £39.63
% change year-on-year +8.60% +4.57% +10.07%

.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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Taunton +8 32 £368 -13.53% 1
Bath -3 27 £388 +10.71% 13
Street +2 1 £400 +37.93%
Clevedon - 1 - - 1
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 48 (72.73%) C#
2 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (43.94%) Test Automation
5 28 (42.42%) Scrum
6 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 21 (31.82%) MVC
8 21 (31.82%) BDD
9 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
10 16 (24.24%) Java
11 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
12 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 12 (18.18%) Selenium
12 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (18.18%) DevOps
13 11 (16.67%) Open Source
13 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 10 (15.15%) Release Management
14 10 (15.15%) TDD
14 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
14 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
14 10 (15.15%) SpecFlow
14 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
15 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
15 9 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment

.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 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Jetty
4 1 (1.52%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DHCP
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) IPsec
1 1 (1.52%) SSH
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (18.18%) Selenium
3 10 (15.15%) SpecFlow
3 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
6 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.58%) Sahi
6 5 (7.58%) WATIR
7 4 (6.06%) JIRA
8 3 (4.55%) MSTest
8 3 (4.55%) NUnit
8 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.03%) MSBuild
9 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Developer in Test
6 5 (7.58%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.58%) PowerShell Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Release Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET
2 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
4 7 (10.61%) WPF
5 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 6 (9.09%) Web Services
5 6 (9.09%) XML
6 5 (7.58%) HTML
7 4 (6.06%) WCF
8 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
9 2 (3.03%) Ajax
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.03%) jQuery
10 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.52%) J2EE
10 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) CMDB
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.52%) User Experience
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Test Automation
3 28 (42.42%) Scrum
4 21 (31.82%) BDD
4 21 (31.82%) MVC
5 12 (18.18%) DevOps
6 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.67%) Open Source
7 10 (15.15%) Release Management
7 10 (15.15%) TDD
8 9 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (13.64%) Test Planning
9 8 (12.12%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (12.12%) Web Development
10 7 (10.61%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.61%) SDLC
11 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) C#
2 26 (39.39%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Ruby
7 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.55%) Python
8 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) VMware
3 3 (4.55%) Sybase
4 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Sencha
5 1 (1.52%) Telerik
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