The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 27 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 1.44% 20.00% 20.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 61.54% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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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 Exeter region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 12.23% 32.50% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 38
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +22.66%
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 Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Exeter region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Exeter region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) SOA
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Back Office
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (17.65%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (17.65%) RESTful
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NuGet
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) OpenID
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) SAML
4 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Ninject
5 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Code Coverage
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft