The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 55 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.81% 13.85% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.46% 50.70% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
101 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.84% 27.31% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 26 37
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Luton -6 25 £425 -5.55% 12
Bedford -5 12 £400 - 10
Dunstable - 1 £225 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 2
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET 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.

1 62 (70.45%) C#
2 60 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 39 (44.32%) E-Commerce
4 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (37.50%) HTML
7 32 (36.36%) TeamCity
8 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
8 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
9 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
10 25 (28.41%) Windows
10 25 (28.41%) Scrum
11 23 (26.14%) MVC
11 23 (26.14%) IIS
12 22 (25.00%) SQL
12 22 (25.00%) Web Services
12 22 (25.00%) TDD
13 21 (23.86%) XML
13 21 (23.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (20.45%) PowerShell
15 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (18.18%) VB
17 15 (17.05%) Confluence
18 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
19 13 (14.77%) IBM
19 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (26.14%) IIS
2 15 (17.05%) Confluence
3 11 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (10.23%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (3.41%) CMS
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.27%) SugarCRM
7 2 (2.27%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.27%) DHCP
2 2 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 31 (35.23%) Git (software)
3 21 (23.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
5 12 (13.64%) JIRA
6 9 (10.23%) Subversion
7 7 (7.95%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (6.82%) Log4Net
9 3 (3.41%) NUnit
9 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (2.27%) Moq
11 1 (1.14%) MSTest
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Legal
2 3 (3.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (57.95%) Developer
2 22 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Senior Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Configuration Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Web Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (68.18%) ASP.NET
2 33 (37.50%) HTML
3 22 (25.00%) Web Services
4 21 (23.86%) XML
5 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (12.50%) XSLT
6 11 (12.50%) WCF
7 10 (11.36%) CSS
7 10 (11.36%) jQuery
8 9 (10.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.82%) MSMQ
11 5 (5.68%) WSDL
12 4 (4.55%) Middleware
12 4 (4.55%) Silverlight
13 3 (3.41%) WF
13 3 (3.41%) XSD
14 2 (2.27%) LINQ
14 2 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
14 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) CMDB
2 2 (2.27%) Social Media
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.14%) AS400
3 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) E-Commerce
2 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 23 (26.14%) MVC
5 22 (25.00%) TDD
6 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
8 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 11 (12.50%) UML
10 10 (11.36%) DevOps
11 8 (9.09%) OO
11 8 (9.09%) Workflow
12 6 (6.82%) Logistics
12 6 (6.82%) Web Development
12 6 (6.82%) B2C
13 5 (5.68%) Process Management
13 5 (5.68%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (5.68%) Agile Testing
13 5 (5.68%) Kanban
13 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 62 (70.45%) C#
2 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.00%) SQL
4 18 (20.45%) PowerShell
5 16 (18.18%) VB
6 11 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (5.68%) C
8 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.14%) MCTS
2 1 (1.14%) MCITP
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.95%) Puppet
3 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) IBM
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) Unica
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Neolane
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
6 1 (1.14%) Akamai
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