The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 Job Titles advertised for the South West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 68 45 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 82 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.50% 4.35% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 4.62% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 76
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £446 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3028 2207 3325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.26% 94.08% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1839 1304 1930
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 149 239
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset -14 22 £330 +8.19% 7
Bristol -22 22 £288 -17.85% 29
Wiltshire -26 12 £313 - 11
Gloucestershire +4 10 £255 -27.14% 5
Dorset +4 8 £325 -2.98% 17
Devon -18 5 £320 -1.53% 3
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 129 (83.77%) C#
3 120 (77.92%) ASP.NET
4 90 (58.44%) SQL Server
5 82 (53.25%) MVC
6 64 (41.56%) SQL
6 64 (41.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (37.01%) HTML
8 54 (35.06%) JavaScript
9 48 (31.17%) CSS
10 45 (29.22%) jQuery
11 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
12 34 (22.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (21.43%) WCF
14 28 (18.18%) VB.NET
14 28 (18.18%) Scrum
15 27 (17.53%) .NET Framework
16 26 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 25 (16.23%) XML
18 23 (14.94%) T-SQL
19 20 (12.99%) Ajax
19 20 (12.99%) TDD
19 20 (12.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 19 (12.34%) CMS
21 18 (11.69%) Web Services
21 18 (11.69%) Visual Studio
22 17 (11.04%) Finance
23 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (12.34%) CMS
2 9 (5.84%) Umbraco
3 8 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.25%) IIS
4 5 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.95%) Kentico
6 1 (0.65%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Trello
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) SMTP
2 1 (0.65%) FTP
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (58.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (22.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.30%) DTS
9 1 (0.65%) MySQL
9 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) MS Access
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.19%) NUnit
4 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.25%) PhoneGap
6 4 (2.60%) MSTest
6 4 (2.60%) Subversion
7 3 (1.95%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.30%) NuGet
8 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.30%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.65%) Selenium
9 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Back Office
3 6 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.30%) Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (77.92%) ASP.NET
3 64 (41.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (37.01%) HTML
5 48 (31.17%) CSS
6 45 (29.22%) jQuery
7 33 (21.43%) WCF
8 27 (17.53%) .NET Framework
9 26 (16.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 25 (16.23%) XML
11 20 (12.99%) Ajax
11 20 (12.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 18 (11.69%) Web Services
14 13 (8.44%) HTML5
15 12 (7.79%) JSON
16 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (4.55%) WinForms
17 7 (4.55%) LINQ
17 7 (4.55%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.25%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.95%) iPhone
3 3 (1.95%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (1.95%) iPad
4 2 (1.30%) NHS
4 2 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.90%) Windows
2 5 (3.25%) Android
2 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.25%) MVC
2 28 (18.18%) Scrum
3 20 (12.99%) TDD
4 16 (10.39%) Unit Testing
5 13 (8.44%) Web Development
6 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.25%) Code Coverage
9 5 (3.25%) OO
9 5 (3.25%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.60%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (2.60%) Change Control
10 4 (2.60%) SOA
10 4 (2.60%) OOP
11 3 (1.95%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.95%) Content Management
11 3 (1.95%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (1.95%) BDD
12 2 (1.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 129 (83.77%) C#
2 64 (41.56%) SQL
3 54 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 23 (14.94%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.25%) VB
6 5 (3.25%) VBA
7 4 (2.60%) XQuery
7 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.95%) C++
8 3 (1.95%) VB6
8 3 (1.95%) XPath
9 1 (0.65%) Java
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.30%) MCAD
4 2 (1.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
2 1 (0.65%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle
3 6 (3.90%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.25%) Telerik
5 2 (1.30%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.30%) Ektron
5 2 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-350 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago