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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.79% 6.77% 8.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.54% 49.09% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 23
Median daily rate £575 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £638 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
61 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.48% 13.78% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 38
Median daily rate £563 £485 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £638 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -3 15 £588 -4.08% 13
Bedford -2 2 £388 -20.10% 5
Dunstable - 1 £608 - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 54 (72.00%) C#
2 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (50.67%) SOA
3 38 (50.67%) Software Engineering
4 26 (34.67%) SOAP
4 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.67%) Microservices
5 25 (33.33%) REST
6 23 (30.67%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (30.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET
7 19 (25.33%) SQL
7 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (24.00%) Low Latency
9 16 (21.33%) Middleware
10 15 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
11 14 (18.67%) WCF
12 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
12 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.00%) Red Hat
13 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
13 12 (16.00%) Windows
13 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (16.00%) User Stories
14 10 (13.33%) Confluence
14 10 (13.33%) Software Architecture
14 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
14 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared

.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 10 (13.33%) Confluence
1 10 (13.33%) JBoss
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Mule
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) DNS
2 2 (2.67%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) NUnit
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (5.33%) Retail
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
2 22 (29.33%) Architect
3 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Technical Architect
5 13 (17.33%) .NET Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) Designer
8 9 (12.00%) Senior Designer
9 6 (8.00%) .NET Designer
9 6 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) SOA Designer
11 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.33%) SOA Developer
12 3 (4.00%) .NET Architect
12 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Integration Architect
12 3 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) SOAP
2 25 (33.33%) REST
3 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (21.33%) Middleware
5 14 (18.67%) WCF
6 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.33%) MSMQ
8 4 (5.33%) RESTful
8 4 (5.33%) WPF
9 2 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (2.67%) CSS
9 2 (2.67%) HTML
10 1 (1.33%) CSS3
10 1 (1.33%) Dojo
10 1 (1.33%) HTML5
10 1 (1.33%) Sass
10 1 (1.33%) Web Services
10 1 (1.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) SOA
1 38 (50.67%) Software Engineering
2 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Microservices
3 23 (30.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 18 (24.00%) Low Latency
5 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 12 (16.00%) User Stories
7 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 10 (13.33%) MVC
7 10 (13.33%) Software Architecture
8 9 (12.00%) TDD
9 8 (10.67%) AOP
10 7 (9.33%) Data Transformation
11 5 (6.67%) DevOps
11 5 (6.67%) Scrum
11 5 (6.67%) UML
12 4 (5.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) C#
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.00%) Ada
4 3 (4.00%) C++
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.67%) C
5 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) HND
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
5 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.67%) hybris
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Apigee
7 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.33%) Mashery
7 1 (1.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) WSO2
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