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 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.36% 13.79% 18.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 50.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £388 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -17.33%
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 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 26.79% 27.59% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £413 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Telerik
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik