The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 25 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.03% 2.24% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 8.47% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £313 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
.NET Framework
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.01% 26.46% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 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
Bournemouth -1 1 £350 +12.90% 7
Ferndown - 1 £275 -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Windows CE
3 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Compact Framework
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
5 5 (41.67%) OOD
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (8.33%) System Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (25.00%) Developer in Test
7 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Compact Framework
3 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) AutoMapper
6 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) StructureMap
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) OOD
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) SOLID
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft