The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 16 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.44% 4.65% 15.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.54% 36.36% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 60
Median daily rate £438 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £588 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
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
69 44 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 12.79% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 79
Median daily rate £400 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

.NET
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -4 12 £438 -25.53% 12
Bedford -3 6 £340 -4.49% 3
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 30 (81.08%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) SOA
4 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 11 (29.73%) Web Services
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) Supplier Management
8 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (24.32%) Business Development
8 9 (24.32%) TOGAF
8 9 (24.32%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
8 9 (24.32%) REST
8 9 (24.32%) Linked Data
8 9 (24.32%) Presales
8 9 (24.32%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
9 8 (21.62%) SOAP
9 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
11 6 (16.22%) MVC
11 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.51%) Microservices
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.70%) Mule
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Architect
3 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Designer
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) REST
3 8 (21.62%) SOAP
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) Middleware
6 4 (10.81%) WCF
7 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) HTML5
8 2 (5.41%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Linked Data
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) SOA
3 10 (27.03%) Supplier Management
4 9 (24.32%) Business Development
4 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (24.32%) Presales
4 9 (24.32%) TOGAF
5 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) Microservices
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) AOP
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 3 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.81%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.70%) hybris
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2