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 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
.NET Developer
Rank 55 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 99 81 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 3.43% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.75% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 40
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £313 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £21.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +6.15%
.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
3070 2161 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.97% 91.61% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1348 1407
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 24 December 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 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 38 £320 -18.98% 5
Gloucestershire -12 17 £300 -1.23% 11
Bristol -8 16 £350 - 22
Wiltshire -16 11 £360 +10.76% 6
Devon -23 6 £313 +17.92% 6
Dorset +1 5 £350 +7.69% 12
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 193 (100.00%) .NET
2 168 (87.05%) C#
3 139 (72.02%) ASP.NET
4 109 (56.48%) SQL
5 99 (51.30%) SQL Server
6 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (46.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (41.45%) MVC
9 69 (35.75%) Scrum
10 58 (30.05%) Unit Testing
11 57 (29.53%) T-SQL
11 57 (29.53%) JavaScript
12 53 (27.46%) HTML
12 53 (27.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 51 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 49 (25.39%) Security Cleared
15 48 (24.87%) jQuery
16 45 (23.32%) SC Cleared
17 44 (22.80%) CSS
18 40 (20.73%) Microsoft
19 38 (19.69%) Visual Studio
20 32 (16.58%) Automated Testing
21 30 (15.54%) TDD
21 30 (15.54%) Code Coverage
21 30 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (15.03%) WCF
22 29 (15.03%) .NET Framework
23 25 (12.95%) VB.NET
24 23 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
25 20 (10.36%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (6.22%) CMS
2 8 (4.15%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.63%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.07%) IIS
6 3 (1.55%) Kentico
7 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.52%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
1 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (51.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.07%) MS Access
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.04%) DTS
8 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 51 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (19.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.07%) NUnit
3 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.52%) NuGet
6 1 (0.52%) NCover
6 1 (0.52%) Moq
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.52%) dotCover
General
1 20 (10.36%) Back Office
1 20 (10.36%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Marketing
3 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.59%) Electronics
3 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (100.00%) .NET
2 139 (72.02%) ASP.NET
3 90 (46.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (27.46%) HTML
4 53 (27.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 48 (24.87%) jQuery
6 44 (22.80%) CSS
7 29 (15.03%) .NET Framework
7 29 (15.03%) WCF
8 17 (8.81%) XML
9 16 (8.29%) HTML5
10 14 (7.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (6.22%) CSS3
11 12 (6.22%) Web Services
12 10 (5.18%) REST
13 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 9 (4.66%) JSON
14 8 (4.15%) Ajax
14 8 (4.15%) WinForms
15 7 (3.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.11%) User Experience
2 5 (2.59%) DTV
3 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.07%) Open Source
3 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.55%) GIS
4 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.04%) Wiki
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.63%) Windows
2 3 (1.55%) Android
2 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (41.45%) MVC
3 69 (35.75%) Scrum
4 58 (30.05%) Unit Testing
5 32 (16.58%) Automated Testing
6 30 (15.54%) TDD
6 30 (15.54%) Code Coverage
6 30 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.22%) SOA
8 11 (5.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.18%) OO
10 9 (4.66%) BDD
11 8 (4.15%) Test Scripting
12 7 (3.63%) OOD
13 6 (3.11%) OOP
13 6 (3.11%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.59%) Programme Management
14 5 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.59%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (2.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (87.05%) C#
2 109 (56.48%) SQL
3 57 (29.53%) T-SQL
3 57 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.95%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.15%) Java
6 6 (3.11%) VB
6 6 (3.11%) C++
7 5 (2.59%) Scala
8 4 (2.07%) VBA
8 4 (2.07%) PHP
8 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.04%) COBOL
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.52%) VB6
11 1 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (25.39%) Security Cleared
2 45 (23.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.07%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) HNC
5 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle
2 9 (4.66%) SAP
3 5 (2.59%) EPiServer
3 5 (2.59%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.07%) Telerik
5 1 (0.52%) Google
5 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.52%) Ektron
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago