Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 12 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.63% 11.11% 13.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.38% 36.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 60
Somerset median daily rate £406 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £307 £243
90th Percentile £565 £438 £464
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £38.75
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £40.50 £23.78
% change year-on-year +3.32% +70.35% -36.60%

.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 185 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.51% 30.34% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 102 90
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £235
90th Percentile £538 £483 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +9.65%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -11.76%

.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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -1 32 £413 +10.00% 20
Taunton +1 21 £420 +12.00% 5
Street - 7 £250 -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £310 -
Yeovil - 2 £375 - 1
Frome 0 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £325 - 2
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 46 (64.79%) C#
2 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.07%) SQL
4 30 (42.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
7 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
8 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET
9 21 (29.58%) MVC
10 19 (26.76%) Scrum
10 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
11 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
12 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
13 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
16 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
16 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
17 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
17 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (11.27%) BDD
18 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7 (9.86%) NUnit
19 7 (9.86%) Release Management
19 7 (9.86%) CSS
19 7 (9.86%) Windows
19 7 (9.86%) SDLC

.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 3 (4.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) Kentico
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.82%) Google Play
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.82%) SQLite
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (42.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.86%) NUnit
5 6 (8.45%) MSTest
6 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 18 (25.35%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Release Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Scrum Master
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.23%) PowerShell Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET
2 16 (22.54%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (9.86%) CSS
6 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (8.45%) HTML
6 6 (8.45%) REST
7 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.04%) HTML5
7 5 (7.04%) Node.js
8 4 (5.63%) Polymer
8 4 (5.63%) RESTful
8 4 (5.63%) WPF
9 3 (4.23%) .NET Core
9 3 (4.23%) CSS3
9 3 (4.23%) React
9 3 (4.23%) Web Services
10 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.41%) Robotics
2 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.82%) Android
3 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) MVC
3 19 (26.76%) Scrum
4 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
5 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.27%) BDD
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.86%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (9.86%) Release Management
8 7 (9.86%) SDLC
9 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.45%) Test Management
10 5 (7.04%) DevOps
10 5 (7.04%) Microservices
10 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.04%) Web Development
11 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.63%) TDD
11 4 (5.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) C#
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) PowerShell
4 19 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.63%) Java
7 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.82%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.41%) Delphi
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.41%) SEPA
1 1 (1.41%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
3 2 (2.82%) Google