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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.14% 6.91% 8.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 67.39% 30.36% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
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£325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £393 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £13.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
46 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.49% 22.76% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 36
Average daily rate £325 £315 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -15.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 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 £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

.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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Bournemouth +2 15 £325 -3.70% 30
Poole +5 5 £320 - 11
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (85.11%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
4 14 (29.79%) HTML
4 14 (29.79%) MVC
5 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
6 11 (23.40%) CSS
6 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
6 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
7 9 (19.15%) jQuery
7 9 (19.15%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) UML
7 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.02%) Java
8 8 (17.02%) WCF
8 8 (17.02%) Web Development
8 8 (17.02%) QA
9 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 7 (14.89%) Banking
9 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.89%) C++
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) SOAP
9 7 (14.89%) OOD
9 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.89%) Windows CE

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Kentico
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SNMP
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) IT Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) Web Services
4 9 (19.15%) jQuery
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.02%) WCF
6 7 (14.89%) SOAP
7 6 (12.77%) REST
8 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.51%) CSS3
9 4 (8.51%) HTML5
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (8.51%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (6.38%) Kendo UI
10 3 (6.38%) Ajax
10 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (4.26%) XML
11 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows CE
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
3 9 (19.15%) UML
4 8 (17.02%) Web Development
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) OOD
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Data Security
7 5 (10.64%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.38%) ITIL
10 2 (4.26%) Scrum
10 2 (4.26%) ERP
10 2 (4.26%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.26%) System Testing
10 2 (4.26%) BDD
10 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) C++
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) VBScript
5 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.51%) C
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.26%) VB6
8 2 (4.26%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.89%) vSphere
2 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.38%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Symantec
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
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