The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 26 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.06% 3.78% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 14.58% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.45% 25.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate £488 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
South West

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 5 £300 -13.04% 4
Poole - - - - 3
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) MVVM
5 2 (28.57%) MSTest
6 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Moq
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Ninject
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (14.29%) Facebook
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Moq
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Ninject
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP