The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.67% 30.23% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.63% 65.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 36.00% 46.51% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 2
Average daily rate £280 £240 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
.NET
Bedfordshire

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (62.50%) Logistics
3 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Process Management
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
5 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) German Language
7 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (12.50%) MQSeries

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
4 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Process Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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