The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South West / Dorset
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.89% 6.80% 15.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.15% 37.84% 64.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 23
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%

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
52 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 51.49% 17.96% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 36
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 3 - - 13
Poole -2 3 £325 -16.66% 7
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Ajax
7 5 (23.81%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (19.05%) HTML5
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (14.29%) OOD
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) XML
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (9.52%) Intranet
10 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle
10 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Kentico
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) Ajax
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) WinForms
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
8 1 (4.76%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) Sass
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) HOOD
5 1 (4.76%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle