The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 52 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.98% 1.35% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.88% 7.55% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.NET Framework
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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 53 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.20% 17.91% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 29 59
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
.NET Framework
South West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle