The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
.NET Developer
Rank 48 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 106 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.32% 2.85% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 3.09% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 54 46
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +18.33%
.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2999 2266 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.98% 92.41% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 1393 1385
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 192
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

.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 30 January 2015.

.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 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
Somerset +20 35 £326 -1.73% 6
Bristol +10 23 £355 +9.23% 28
Wiltshire -4 13 £375 +20.00% 7
Devon -18 9 £313 +17.92% 4
Gloucestershire -21 9 £325 +10.16% 32
Dorset +1 7 £350 - 22
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) .NET
2 162 (88.04%) C#
3 134 (72.83%) ASP.NET
4 102 (55.43%) SQL
5 96 (52.17%) SQL Server
6 86 (46.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 85 (46.20%) MVC
8 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (36.96%) JavaScript
10 60 (32.61%) Scrum
11 59 (32.07%) HTML
12 53 (28.80%) jQuery
13 52 (28.26%) Unit Testing
14 51 (27.72%) T-SQL
15 50 (27.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 50 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 49 (26.63%) CSS
17 44 (23.91%) Microsoft
18 41 (22.28%) Security Cleared
19 38 (20.65%) WCF
20 34 (18.48%) SC Cleared
21 31 (16.85%) Automated Testing
21 31 (16.85%) .NET Framework
21 31 (16.85%) Visual Studio
22 29 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (14.67%) Code Coverage
24 24 (13.04%) VB.NET
25 23 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
25 23 (12.50%) TDD
26 20 (10.87%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (4.35%) CMS
2 7 (3.80%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.63%) IIS
5 3 (1.63%) Kentico
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.17%) MS Access
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) DTS
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (27.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (16.85%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.09%) NUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.54%) dotCover
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.54%) Moq
6 1 (0.54%) NCover
General
1 18 (9.78%) Finance
2 17 (9.24%) Back Office
3 8 (4.35%) Retail
4 6 (3.26%) Marketing
5 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.72%) Electronics
5 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (100.00%) .NET
2 134 (72.83%) ASP.NET
3 86 (46.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (32.07%) HTML
5 53 (28.80%) jQuery
6 50 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 49 (26.63%) CSS
8 38 (20.65%) WCF
9 31 (16.85%) .NET Framework
10 20 (10.87%) XML
11 16 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (8.15%) HTML5
13 13 (7.07%) Web Services
14 11 (5.98%) Ajax
14 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 10 (5.43%) LINQ
15 10 (5.43%) SOAP
16 9 (4.89%) JSON
17 8 (4.35%) CSS3
18 7 (3.80%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.72%) DTV
3 3 (1.63%) GIS
3 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.09%) User Experience
4 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.63%) Android
2 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (46.20%) MVC
2 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (32.61%) Scrum
4 52 (28.26%) Unit Testing
5 31 (16.85%) Automated Testing
6 29 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (14.67%) Code Coverage
8 23 (12.50%) TDD
9 17 (9.24%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.52%) OO
11 11 (5.98%) OOD
12 9 (4.89%) Waterfall
12 9 (4.89%) BDD
13 8 (4.35%) Test Scripting
14 6 (3.26%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (2.72%) OOP
15 5 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (2.72%) Web Development
15 5 (2.72%) Programme Management
16 4 (2.17%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 162 (88.04%) C#
2 102 (55.43%) SQL
3 68 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 51 (27.72%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.98%) VB
6 11 (5.98%) Java
7 8 (4.35%) C++
8 5 (2.72%) Scala
9 4 (2.17%) VBA
10 3 (1.63%) PHP
10 3 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.63%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.09%) XPath
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
12 1 (0.54%) COBOL
12 1 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (22.28%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.26%) Degree
5 1 (0.54%) HNC
5 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.61%) Oracle
3 7 (3.80%) SAP
4 4 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.17%) Telerik
5 3 (1.63%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.54%) CODA
7 1 (0.54%) Sage
7 1 (0.54%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) Ektron
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