The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
South West / Somerset
Rank 22 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 14 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.73% 1.90% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.97% 1.92% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 8
Median daily rate £313 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £340 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £460 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 201 261 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.63% 99.24% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 138 202
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +141.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Somerset

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Somerset

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Somerset over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Somerset

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Somerset

C# Developer
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 C# Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Taunton +2 8 £313 -34.21%
Yeovil +7 3 - -
Bath -2 1 - - 5
C# Developer
South West

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (86.67%) .NET
3 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (50.00%) Scrum
5 15 (50.00%) MVC
5 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (40.00%) TDD
6 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) BDD
7 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) Selenium
7 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 10 (33.33%) SpecFlow
7 10 (33.33%) Gherkin
8 9 (30.00%) HTML5
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Web Development
8 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) LINQ
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
1 10 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (10.00%) Sahi
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (20.00%) LINQ
7 5 (16.67%) WPF
8 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
9 3 (10.00%) CSS
9 3 (10.00%) Ext JS
9 3 (10.00%) jQuery
9 3 (10.00%) Web Services
9 3 (10.00%) XML
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.33%) Compass CSS Framework
10 1 (3.33%) LESS
10 1 (3.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) MVC
2 15 (50.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) BDD
3 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 9 (30.00%) Web Development
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Kanban
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.00%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Ada
4 3 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Bath, Avon
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