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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.21% 10.68% 12.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.76% 56.25% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 15
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£475 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
67 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.18% 18.99% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 25
Average daily rate £500 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 27 February 2015.

.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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -1 19 £575 +52.31% 13
Bedford +4 6 £469 - 3
Dunstable - - - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 2
Shefford - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.93%) E-Commerce
3 47 (43.52%) C#
4 43 (39.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (30.56%) IIS
5 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
6 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (24.07%) Windows
8 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET
9 24 (22.22%) Web Services
10 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
10 23 (21.30%) SOA
11 22 (20.37%) Akamai
12 21 (19.44%) MVC
13 20 (18.52%) SCCM
13 20 (18.52%) SCOM
14 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
15 18 (16.67%) SQL
15 18 (16.67%) DNS
15 18 (16.67%) jQuery
16 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (12.04%) HTML
17 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
17 13 (12.04%) CSS
18 12 (11.11%) DHCP
18 12 (11.11%) CMS
19 11 (10.19%) FTP
19 11 (10.19%) Oracle
20 10 (9.26%) Retail

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 33 (30.56%) IIS
2 12 (11.11%) CMS
3 8 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.63%) SugarCRM
5 4 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Kentico
7 1 (0.93%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) DNS
2 12 (11.11%) DHCP
3 11 (10.19%) FTP
4 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) NUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.93%) NSubstitute
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (9.26%) Retail
2 7 (6.48%) Marketing
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) French Language
4 2 (1.85%) German Language
4 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Developer
2 31 (28.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (23.15%) Architect
4 23 (21.30%) Web Engineer
5 22 (20.37%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (19.44%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (14.81%) .NET Developer
8 13 (12.04%) Web Architect
9 11 (10.19%) C# Developer
10 9 (8.33%) Analyst
11 8 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (6.48%) Test Analyst
13 6 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (3.70%) Senior Architect
14 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
14 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
15 3 (2.78%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.07%) ASP.NET
2 24 (22.22%) Web Services
3 18 (16.67%) jQuery
4 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (12.04%) HTML
5 13 (12.04%) CSS
6 10 (9.26%) WCF
7 8 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.48%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.63%) HTML5
10 5 (4.63%) CSS3
11 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (3.70%) Ajax
12 3 (2.78%) LESS
13 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.85%) OOCSS
13 2 (1.85%) Sass
13 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) DTV
3 1 (0.93%) Statistics
3 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
3 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) E-Commerce
2 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.30%) SOA
4 21 (19.44%) MVC
5 10 (9.26%) DevOps
6 8 (7.41%) ITIL
7 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.56%) Scrum
8 6 (5.56%) TDD
8 6 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.56%) CRM
8 6 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.63%) Campaign Management
9 5 (4.63%) Project Management
9 5 (4.63%) ETL
9 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.78%) Web Development
10 3 (2.78%) Web Design
10 3 (2.78%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) C#
2 18 (16.67%) SQL
3 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.63%) Java
5 2 (1.85%) C
5 2 (1.85%) C++
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) Golang
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (30.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) SCCM
1 20 (18.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.37%) Akamai
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle
4 9 (8.33%) SAP
4 9 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.56%) IBM
6 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.63%) Unica
6 5 (4.63%) Neolane
7 2 (1.85%) Remedy
7 2 (1.85%) Facebook
7 2 (1.85%) Twitter
7 2 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.93%) KANA
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.93%) hybris
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