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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.42% 17.27% 4.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.29% 71.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 7
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £470 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.65% 24.10% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 25
Median daily rate £350 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 7 £394 +10.06% 20
Dorchester - 1 £375 -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) CSS3
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (22.22%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 3 (16.67%) RequireJS
8 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (16.67%) Bower
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (16.67%) MVC
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) XML

.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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Bower
3 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) CSS3
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) Sass
5 3 (16.67%) RequireJS
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) WinForms
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) LINQ
7 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
1 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (16.67%) B2C
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) API Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com