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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.67% 10.99% 9.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.62% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 4
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£375 £406 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
58 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 26.73% 27.47% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 15
Average daily rate £263 £414 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.55% +50.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 18 £350 -27.83% 34
Poole - 12 £375 - 25
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
Ferndown - - - - 1
.NET
South West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (70.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (27.50%) CSS
6 11 (27.50%) MVC
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (17.50%) Java
9 6 (15.00%) C++
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (12.50%) Sitecore
10 5 (12.50%) QA
10 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 5 (12.50%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (10.00%) Smartcard
11 4 (10.00%) UML
11 4 (10.00%) VB
11 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
11 4 (10.00%) VBA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Moq
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) jQuery
3 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) HTML5
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
6 4 (10.00%) REST
6 4 (10.00%) CSS3
6 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.50%) Kendo UI
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
7 3 (7.50%) WPF
7 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Wiki
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) Physics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP Embedded
4 1 (2.50%) zOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) MVC
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.00%) UML
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.50%) OO
4 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) OOD
5 2 (5.00%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) BDD
6 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) C++
5 5 (12.50%) C
6 4 (10.00%) VB
6 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) MCSD
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Telerik
5 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
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