The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 35 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.33% 1.27% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.62% 6.19% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£381 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
.NET Framework
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.87% 20.51% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 26
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Bedford +7 2 £375 -2.59% 2
Luton +10 1 £575 +35.29%
Dunstable - 1 £388 -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Mule
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) AOP
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) AOP
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2