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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.81% 7.78% 9.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.89% 27.66% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
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£380 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.36% -22.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £21.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
54 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.23% 28.14% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 24
Average daily rate £275 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 +9 13 £375 +20.00% 17
Poole -6 5 £400 +35.59% 13
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 2
Ferndown - - - - 1
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 21 (63.64%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 9 (27.27%) jQuery
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 8 (24.24%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) CMS
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Sitecore
9 5 (15.15%) EPiServer
9 5 (15.15%) QA
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
10 4 (12.12%) REST
10 4 (12.12%) CSS3
10 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
10 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) Migration
10 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
10 4 (12.12%) VB
10 4 (12.12%) VBA
11 3 (9.09%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 7 (21.21%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) NUnit
2 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Moq
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.03%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) jQuery
4 8 (24.24%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) HTML5
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.12%) REST
7 4 (12.12%) CSS3
7 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.09%) WPF
8 3 (9.09%) Kendo UI
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) RESTful
9 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
10 1 (3.03%) WCF
10 1 (3.03%) J2EE
10 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
10 1 (3.03%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Wiki
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) zOS
1 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) BDD
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Code Coverage
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) VB
4 4 (12.12%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) EPiServer
2 5 (15.15%) Sitecore
3 3 (9.09%) Telerik
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com