The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Framework
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.00% 2.86% 19.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% 16.67% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 24
Median daily rate £241 £475 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.36% +30.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

.NET Framework 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 Taunton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13 6 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 32.50% 17.14% 55.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 69
Median daily rate £338 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +29.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £475 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Taunton

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Taunton region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) QA
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) WPF
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
5 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
5 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
5 5 (41.67%) Line Management
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) NServiceBus
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (25.00%) Java

.NET Framework
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 4 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) Sahi
3 3 (25.00%) WATIR
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
3 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA