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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.33% - 9.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.54% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 26.53% 13.95% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £265 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -35.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 27 May 2015.

.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 27 May 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 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Remedy
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
8 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) LESS
5 1 (7.14%) MDX
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter