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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.82% 12.50% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 43.75% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £250 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £393 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
.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
6 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.65% 28.57% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 21
Median daily rate £250 £356 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.77% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

.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 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

.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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Android Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft