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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.77% 20.55% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.56% 57.69% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate
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£255 £234 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -38.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
9 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.79% 35.62% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 1
Average daily rate £338 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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
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 19 December 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 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) UML
3 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (42.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (36.84%) Logistics
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) German Language
8 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) Process Management
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) German Language
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
2 2 (10.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
7 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
1 8 (42.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
5 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) LINQ
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.26%) Sass
6 1 (5.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) UML
2 7 (36.84%) Logistics
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Process Management
7 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (5.26%) OOD
8 1 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
8 1 (5.26%) Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
3 2 (10.53%) SAP