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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 27 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 1.23% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 5.36% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £13.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
.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
51 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 20.90% 22.95% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 34
Average daily rate £325 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £13.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +212.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 3 September 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
Poole - 2 - - 2
Bournemouth -4 1 - - 8
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Compact Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) System Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Electronics
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) Firmware
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Java

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) OOD
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago