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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 70 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.52% 15.81% 8.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.22% 58.90% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 11 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
.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
109 73 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.61% 26.84% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 23 38
Average daily rate £385 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £308
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 0 33 £425 - 11
Bedford 0 15 £400 - 9
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 2
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 66 (65.35%) C#
2 58 (57.43%) ASP.NET
3 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (38.61%) E-Commerce
5 37 (36.63%) HTML
6 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
7 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
8 33 (32.67%) TeamCity
9 32 (31.68%) Git (software)
10 31 (30.69%) Microsoft
11 28 (27.72%) MVC
12 27 (26.73%) SQL
12 27 (26.73%) Windows
13 25 (24.75%) IIS
13 25 (24.75%) Scrum
14 24 (23.76%) TDD
15 21 (20.79%) Web Services
15 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
16 20 (19.80%) XML
17 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (15.84%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (15.84%) CSS
19 16 (15.84%) VB
20 15 (14.85%) IBM
20 15 (14.85%) Configuration Management
20 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (14.85%) Confluence
21 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (24.75%) IIS
2 15 (14.85%) Confluence
3 11 (10.89%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
5 8 (7.92%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.96%) CMS
8 3 (2.97%) MQSeries
8 3 (2.97%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.99%) Drupal
10 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) DHCP
2 3 (2.97%) FTP
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) TeamCity
2 32 (31.68%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (11.88%) JIRA
5 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.93%) Subversion
6 7 (6.93%) FinalBuilder
7 6 (5.94%) Log4Net
8 3 (2.97%) NUnit
8 3 (2.97%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.98%) Moq
10 1 (0.99%) MSTest
General
1 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (61.39%) Developer
2 27 (26.73%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.85%) C# Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.87%) Configuration Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Web Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Architect
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Middleware Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) ASP.NET
2 37 (36.63%) HTML
3 21 (20.79%) Web Services
4 20 (19.80%) XML
5 16 (15.84%) CSS
6 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (12.87%) jQuery
8 12 (11.88%) .NET Framework
9 11 (10.89%) WCF
10 10 (9.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 9 (8.91%) XSLT
12 6 (5.94%) MSMQ
13 5 (4.95%) Middleware
14 4 (3.96%) Silverlight
14 4 (3.96%) HTML5
15 3 (2.97%) CSS3
15 3 (2.97%) WF
15 3 (2.97%) WSDL
15 3 (2.97%) XSD
15 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) CMDB
3 2 (1.98%) Social Media
3 2 (1.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.99%) AS400
4 1 (0.99%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (38.61%) E-Commerce
3 28 (27.72%) MVC
4 25 (24.75%) Scrum
5 24 (23.76%) TDD
6 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (14.85%) Configuration Management
8 12 (11.88%) UML
8 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.89%) DevOps
10 10 (9.90%) OO
11 7 (6.93%) Logistics
12 6 (5.94%) Workflow
12 6 (5.94%) Web Development
12 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
13 5 (4.95%) Kanban
13 5 (4.95%) Agile Testing
13 5 (4.95%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (4.95%) Process Management
13 5 (4.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (65.35%) C#
2 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.73%) SQL
4 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
5 16 (15.84%) VB
6 12 (11.88%) Java
7 5 (4.95%) C
8 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) MCTS
2 1 (0.99%) MCITP
2 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (15.84%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.93%) Puppet
3 5 (4.95%) SCCM
3 5 (4.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (30.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) IBM
3 10 (9.90%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Unica
5 3 (2.97%) SAP
5 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.97%) Neolane
6 2 (1.98%) Sybase
6 2 (1.98%) Akamai
7 1 (0.99%) Facebook
7 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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