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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 46 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.90% 8.07% 11.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.42% 50.00% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 24
Average daily rate £385 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £274 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £626 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
83 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.08% 16.15% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 32
Average daily rate £390 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £638 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

.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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +4 32 £391 -10.57% 9
Bedford +4 5 £363 +20.83% 6
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) C#
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 40 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 39 (51.32%) SOA
5 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 26 (34.21%) Low Latency
6 25 (32.89%) SQL
7 24 (31.58%) SOAP
7 24 (31.58%) WCF
7 24 (31.58%) REST
8 23 (30.26%) Microservices
9 21 (27.63%) Reverse Engineering
9 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (19.74%) Confluence
11 15 (19.74%) JIRA
12 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.42%) MVC
12 14 (18.42%) MSMQ
12 14 (18.42%) Data Transformation
13 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
14 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.79%) Windows
15 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
15 11 (14.47%) Atlassian
15 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (13.16%) Software Architecture
16 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (19.74%) Confluence
2 8 (10.53%) Mule
3 7 (9.21%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (6.58%) JBoss
5 4 (5.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) CMS
7 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.32%) Kentico
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 3 (3.95%) SSL
3 2 (2.63%) LAN
3 2 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) JIRA
2 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.58%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.58%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.26%) NUnit
5 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Architect
2 25 (32.89%) Technical Architect
3 22 (28.95%) Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Messaging Architect
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Architect
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Technical Architect
9 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Designer
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Integration Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) ASP.NET
2 24 (31.58%) REST
2 24 (31.58%) SOAP
2 24 (31.58%) WCF
3 14 (18.42%) MSMQ
4 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (10.53%) Middleware
7 7 (9.21%) Apache Camel
8 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.26%) RESTful
10 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.95%) WPF
11 2 (2.63%) CSS
11 2 (2.63%) HTML
11 2 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.32%) LESS
12 1 (1.32%) Sass
12 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 39 (51.32%) SOA
3 26 (34.21%) Low Latency
4 23 (30.26%) Microservices
5 21 (27.63%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.42%) Data Transformation
6 14 (18.42%) MVC
7 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (13.16%) Multithreading
8 10 (13.16%) Software Architecture
9 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.53%) TDD
11 7 (9.21%) AOP
11 7 (9.21%) Open Source
11 7 (9.21%) UML
12 6 (7.89%) DevOps
12 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (75.00%) C#
2 25 (32.89%) SQL
3 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.58%) Ada
4 5 (6.58%) C++
5 3 (3.95%) C
5 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) HND
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Atlassian
3 7 (9.21%) WSO2
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.26%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.63%) hybris
7 2 (2.63%) webMethods
8 1 (1.32%) Apigee
8 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Mashery
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
Bedfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £360 - 420 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
aap3
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago