The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 12 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.28% 30.00% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 100.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £363 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £319 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £408 £327
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 £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 31.15% 30.00% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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 £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 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 Bedford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik