The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 40 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.32% 11.23% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.18% 42.86% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 8
Average daily rate £488 £288 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.68% 26.20% 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 £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
South West

.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 17 April 2014.

.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 17 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 +2 30 £486 +45.14% 20
Poole +8 3 - - 16
Weymouth - - - - 1
Dorchester - - - - 2
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 24 (44.44%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
3 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 16 (29.63%) MVC
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) CMS
6 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 14 (25.93%) Sitecore
7 13 (24.07%) Web Services
8 12 (22.22%) IIS
8 12 (22.22%) HTML
8 12 (22.22%) REST
9 11 (20.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
9 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 11 (20.37%) SOA
10 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.52%) Oracle
10 10 (18.52%) Android
11 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (16.67%) Java
11 9 (16.67%) Mainframe
12 8 (14.81%) TIBCO
12 8 (14.81%) JSON
13 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
13 7 (12.96%) WCF
13 7 (12.96%) XML
13 7 (12.96%) ITIL
14 6 (11.11%) CRM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 14 (25.93%) CMS
2 12 (22.22%) IIS
3 11 (20.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.70%) Commerce Server
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.70%) NUnit
1 2 (3.70%) MSTest
2 1 (1.85%) Moq
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Architect
2 21 (38.89%) Developer
3 17 (31.48%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) CMS Developer
5 4 (7.41%) CRM Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 13 (24.07%) Web Services
3 12 (22.22%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) REST
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (14.81%) JSON
6 7 (12.96%) WCF
6 7 (12.96%) XML
6 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.26%) HTML5
8 4 (7.41%) jQuery
8 4 (7.41%) Middleware
8 4 (7.41%) Spring
9 3 (5.56%) JMS
9 3 (5.56%) CSS
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) LINQ
9 3 (5.56%) WebSockets
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.26%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Android
2 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
5 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 14 (25.93%) E-Commerce
3 11 (20.37%) SOA
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) B2B
5 6 (11.11%) Content Management
5 6 (11.11%) CRM
6 5 (9.26%) TDD
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.41%) UML
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.56%) Information Security
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) SEO
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C#
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.85%) VB6
4 1 (1.85%) Groovy
4 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Sitecore
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) Ektron
5 2 (3.70%) Facebook
5 2 (3.70%) Twitter
5 2 (3.70%) Telerik
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
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