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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 18 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.68% 4.80% 10.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.64% 36.73% 50.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 41
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £340 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.33%
.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
55 49 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.58% 13.07% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 34 71
Median daily rate £425 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

.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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 6 £438 -23.91% 8
Bedford -4 5 £263 -27.53% 3
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (76.92%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) SOA
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) SOAP
5 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.90%) REST
7 12 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (30.77%) Microservices
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (23.08%) Middleware
9 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.95%) User Stories
11 7 (17.95%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (15.38%) WCF
12 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.38%) Web Services
12 6 (15.38%) MVC
13 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management
13 5 (12.82%) JBoss
13 5 (12.82%) HTML
13 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure

.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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.56%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Designer
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Designer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SOA Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) SOAP
2 14 (35.90%) REST
3 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (23.08%) Middleware
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.38%) WCF
5 6 (15.38%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
7 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.13%) CSS3
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) jQuery
8 2 (5.13%) MSMQ
9 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.26%) Linked Data
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Android
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) SOA
3 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.77%) Microservices
4 12 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 9 (23.08%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) User Stories
7 6 (15.38%) MVC
8 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
8 5 (12.82%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.26%) AOP
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Business Development
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) Presales
9 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) Sitecore
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) WSO2
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