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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 17.95% - 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£485 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 25.64% 7.32% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £265 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -37.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 March 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 March 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 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (18.18%) LESS
6 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (9.09%) HTTP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
1 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (18.18%) LESS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) OOCSS
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP