The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 36 14 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 17 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 8.82% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 9.45% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
.NET Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 254 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.47% 93.38% 90.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 109 198
Average daily rate £403 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.48% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 8 £413 -
Bedford -6 6 £325 - 4
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
4 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
5 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (62.96%) HTML
7 14 (51.85%) Scrum
8 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
8 13 (48.15%) TDD
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) MVC
10 11 (40.74%) TeamCity
11 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 7 (25.93%) jQuery
12 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
13 6 (22.22%) CSS
13 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (14.81%) Kanban
14 4 (14.81%) SQL
14 4 (14.81%) Extreme Programming
14 4 (14.81%) Agile Testing
14 4 (14.81%) DevOps
15 3 (11.11%) Oracle
15 3 (11.11%) OO
15 3 (11.11%) WF
15 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
15 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
15 3 (11.11%) NUnit

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) TeamCity
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) NUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (7.41%) Moq
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) MSTest
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) WF
6 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.41%) WCF
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
8 1 (3.70%) LINQ
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 13 (48.15%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Testing
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.70%) UML
9 1 (3.70%) Use Case
9 1 (3.70%) MVVM
9 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Facebook