The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 15.38% 32.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 46.15% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£362 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.NET
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 5
Average daily rate £356 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Bedford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) CSS
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) LESS
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy
9 1 (7.69%) Automotive
9 1 (7.69%) Advertising
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) NUnit
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (7.69%) SOAP
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) LESS
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) MDX
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin