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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.80% 1.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%

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
87 76 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.29% 24.36% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 49
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -6 1 £375 +11.11% 1
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (33.33%) Bower
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik