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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 0 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 34.62% - 28.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 94.74% - 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 28
Median daily rate £375 - £328
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 - £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 19 3 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 36.54% 7.32% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 48
Median daily rate £375 £310 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.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 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 22 June 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 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Test Automation
3 22 (68.75%) C#
4 20 (62.50%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) BDD
4 20 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) Java
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) TDD
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (28.13%) Open Source
9 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) WPF
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) Selenium
10 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
10 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
10 8 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (25.00%) Test Planning
11 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 5 (15.63%) QA
12 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
13 4 (12.50%) JIRA
13 4 (12.50%) Web Development

.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 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Jetty
2 1 (3.13%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.38%) Sahi
4 3 (9.38%) WATIR
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
1 9 (28.13%) WPF
2 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Test Automation
3 20 (62.50%) BDD
3 20 (62.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) MVC
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Open Source
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 4 (12.50%) Web Development
10 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.25%) DevOps
11 2 (6.25%) Kanban
11 2 (6.25%) SDLC
11 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) VMware