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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 3 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 35.29% 9.38% 41.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 85.71% 50.00% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 52
Median daily rate £313 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £465 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.NET 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 14 6 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 41.18% 18.75% 52.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 67
Median daily rate £313 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £475 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 34 (94.44%) C#
2 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) BDD
4 23 (63.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (63.89%) Scrum
5 16 (44.44%) TDD
5 16 (44.44%) SpecFlow
6 14 (38.89%) Gherkin
6 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
7 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) QA
9 11 (30.56%) Selenium
9 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (30.56%) Kanban
9 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
9 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
9 11 (30.56%) Test Planning
10 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
10 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 8 (22.22%) WPF
11 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
12 6 (16.67%) MVC
12 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
13 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
13 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC

.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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (44.44%) SpecFlow
3 11 (30.56%) Selenium
4 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 3 (8.33%) Sahi
6 3 (8.33%) WATIR
7 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Developer in Test
3 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Gherkin
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (22.22%) WPF
4 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.78%) CSS
8 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.78%) HTML
8 1 (2.78%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) BDD
3 23 (63.89%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) TDD
5 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (30.56%) Kanban
6 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
6 11 (30.56%) Test Planning
7 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.67%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (13.89%) Line Management
10 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Open Source
11 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
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