Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 17 November 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 (dotNet)
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 32 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 13.08% 31.68% 34.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.84% 86.49% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 67
Taunton median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +14.06%
10th Percentile £311 £213 £300
90th Percentile £400 £488 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - £42.00

.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 Taunton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31 37 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 23.85% 36.63% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 83
Taunton median daily rate £375 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.02% +13.38%
10th Percentile £295 £213 £303
90th Percentile £525 £483 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £359 £363
% change year-on-year +4.53% -1.03% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Taunton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Taunton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Taunton over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Taunton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (58.82%) MVC
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) BDD
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) WPF
9 3 (17.65%) Web Development
9 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.76%) Selenium
10 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

.NET
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP