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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.13% 13.04% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 54.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.21% 23.91% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Average daily rate £438 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +22.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 1 May 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Kentico
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Kentico
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore