The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

.NET Developer
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 12 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 22.22% - 19.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.00% - 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 17
Median daily rate £375 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. 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
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 50 36 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.59% 87.80% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 67
Median daily rate £390 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £765 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £21.83 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Taunton

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Taunton

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Taunton

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, .NET 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 Taunton region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (50.00%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) Open Source
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (25.00%) JIRA
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) WPF
8 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) QA
10 2 (12.50%) WATIR
10 2 (12.50%) Selenium
10 2 (12.50%) Ruby
10 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 2 (12.50%) Sahi
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (37.50%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
10 1 (6.25%) Kanban
10 1 (6.25%) Line Management
10 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
10 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA