Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 69 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.80% 10.50% 15.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.51% 32.52% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 68
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £321 £303 £229
90th Percentile £588 £443 £451
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Somerset median hourly rate - - £41.50
South West median hourly rate £44.42 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +18.46% -1.32% +0.66%

.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 189 163 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.80% 32.28% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 113 92
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £252 £238
90th Percentile £572 £475 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.83% -4.68%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -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 12 December 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 12 December 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 49 £400 +3.23% 12
Taunton 0 9 £394 +11.86% 15
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £310 - 3
Yeovil - 2 £375 -
Bridgwater - 1 £325 - 3
Street - 1 £588 -
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 39 (56.52%) C#
2 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (46.38%) SQL
4 29 (42.03%) SQL Server
5 28 (40.58%) ASP.NET
6 26 (37.68%) MVC
6 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 18 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (24.64%) Scrum
8 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 14 (20.29%) CSS
10 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (18.84%) .NET Core
11 13 (18.84%) HTML
12 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
12 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
13 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
13 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
14 8 (11.59%) Windows
14 8 (11.59%) HTML5
15 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
15 7 (10.14%) SDLC
15 7 (10.14%) Release Management

.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 (4.35%) CMS
1 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Google Play
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.90%) SQLite
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.14%) NUnit
5 6 (8.70%) MSTest
6 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.45%) Electronics
2 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.45%) Local Government
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Scrum Master
4 7 (10.14%) Release Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Release and Configuration Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 2 (2.90%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (2.90%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) ASP.NET
2 18 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (20.29%) CSS
5 13 (18.84%) .NET Core
5 13 (18.84%) HTML
6 8 (11.59%) HTML5
7 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.70%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (7.25%) Node.js
9 5 (7.25%) React
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (4.35%) jQuery
11 3 (4.35%) LINQ
11 3 (4.35%) REST
11 3 (4.35%) Vue.js
11 3 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) Fintech
2 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.45%) Robotics
2 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) MVC
3 17 (24.64%) Scrum
4 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.14%) Release Management
5 7 (10.14%) SDLC
6 6 (8.70%) BDD
6 6 (8.70%) DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.70%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) Test Management
7 4 (5.80%) Microservices
7 4 (5.80%) User Stories
7 4 (5.80%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) API Development
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.90%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) C#
2 32 (46.38%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Java
6 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.90%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) Delphi
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.45%) SEPA
1 1 (1.45%) TARGET2
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.90%) Apple
3 2 (2.90%) Civica
3 2 (2.90%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) SAP