The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.09% 14.07% 17.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.81% 44.58% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
.NET
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 83 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 35.81% 31.56% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 49 33
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Devon region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Devon

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Devon region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Exeter -16 10 £300 -20.00% 7
Plymouth -5 3 £270 - 1
Torquay - 1 - -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
2 22 (59.46%) C#
3 21 (56.76%) MVC
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) VB
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) Classic ASP
10 5 (13.51%) Ajax
10 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
10 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (10.81%) Web Services
11 4 (10.81%) Windows
11 4 (10.81%) VBScript
12 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
12 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
12 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (8.11%) WCF
12 3 (8.11%) HTML5
12 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.11%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (8.11%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) ASP.NET
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 8 (21.62%) jQuery
5 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (16.22%) Classic ASP
7 5 (13.51%) Ajax
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.11%) WCF
9 3 (8.11%) HTML5
10 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.70%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (2.70%) REST
11 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) DTV
1 1 (2.70%) AS400
1 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
1 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) TDD
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.70%) Kanban
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.70%) BDD
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
5 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) VB
5 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) VB6
9 1 (2.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) SAP