The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 3 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.32% 15.43% 6.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.62% 58.00% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 9
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £274 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £550 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
21 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.17% 26.60% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 37
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £565 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £165.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(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 -11 6 £275 -21.42% 19
Dorchester - 1 £250 -
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing .NET 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.

1 41 (87.23%) C#
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 20 (42.55%) jQuery
4 19 (40.43%) HTML
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
5 18 (38.30%) CSS
6 17 (36.17%) Visual Studio
6 17 (36.17%) MVC
7 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.40%) HTML5
9 11 (23.40%) CSS3
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
10 10 (21.28%) Java
10 10 (21.28%) C++
11 9 (19.15%) UML
11 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.02%) C
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
13 7 (14.89%) Smartcard
13 7 (14.89%) Subversion
13 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
13 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.13%) DNN
4 1 (2.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
2 20 (42.55%) jQuery
3 19 (40.43%) HTML
4 18 (38.30%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (23.40%) HTML5
6 11 (23.40%) CSS3
7 10 (21.28%) Web Services
8 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.77%) SOAP
9 6 (12.77%) WCF
9 6 (12.77%) REST
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.38%) Kendo UI
11 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.38%) Ajax
12 2 (4.26%) .NET Compact Framework
13 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Smartcard
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Physics
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
3 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.64%) Windows CE
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) UML
4 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) Data Security
6 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.38%) Web Design
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.26%) SDLC
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
8 1 (2.13%) Coaching
8 1 (2.13%) System Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Time Management
8 1 (2.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) C++
3 10 (21.28%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) C
5 7 (14.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) VBScript
6 3 (6.38%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) MCP
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSD
4 1 (2.13%) PhD
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) XenApp
1 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Citrix
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Telerik
4 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
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