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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 64 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 83 84 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.48% 3.75% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 4.06% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.50 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
.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
3157 2070 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.18% 92.37% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1306 1445
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £224
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 227 182 205
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

.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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Somerset +1 33 £320 -17.94% 8
Gloucestershire -7 17 £258 -17.60% 29
Bristol -20 13 £325 -7.14% 20
Wiltshire -25 9 £355 +9.23% 14
Devon -29 5 £313 +17.92% 5
Dorset +2 4 £325 - 13
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 163 (87.63%) C#
3 137 (73.66%) ASP.NET
4 102 (54.84%) SQL
5 93 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (48.92%) SQL Server
7 82 (44.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (37.63%) Scrum
9 62 (33.33%) MVC
10 61 (32.80%) T-SQL
11 60 (32.26%) Unit Testing
12 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
13 54 (29.03%) HTML
14 50 (26.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 50 (26.88%) Security Cleared
15 47 (25.27%) SC Cleared
15 47 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (24.73%) CSS
17 44 (23.66%) jQuery
18 32 (17.20%) Automated Testing
18 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
19 31 (16.67%) Code Coverage
19 31 (16.67%) TDD
19 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (16.13%) Visual Studio
21 25 (13.44%) .NET Framework
22 24 (12.90%) VB.NET
23 22 (11.83%) WCF
24 21 (11.29%) Finance
25 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (6.45%) CMS
2 10 (5.38%) K2 blackpearl
3 7 (3.76%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.23%) IIS
5 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.08%) Kentico
7 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.54%) CICS
8 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) HTTP
1 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (48.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.15%) DTS
8 3 (1.61%) MS Access
8 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.15%) NUnit
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.54%) dotCover
6 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.54%) NuGet
6 1 (0.54%) Moq
6 1 (0.54%) NCover
6 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (11.29%) Finance
2 17 (9.14%) Back Office
3 8 (4.30%) Marketing
4 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.23%) Electronics
4 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (73.66%) ASP.NET
3 82 (44.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (29.03%) HTML
5 50 (26.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 46 (24.73%) CSS
7 44 (23.66%) jQuery
8 25 (13.44%) .NET Framework
9 22 (11.83%) WCF
10 17 (9.14%) HTML5
11 13 (6.99%) Web Services
11 13 (6.99%) CSS3
12 12 (6.45%) XML
13 11 (5.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (5.38%) REST
14 10 (5.38%) JSON
15 8 (4.30%) Ajax
15 8 (4.30%) WinForms
16 7 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.76%) User Experience
2 6 (3.23%) DTV
3 4 (2.15%) Open Source
3 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.61%) Wiki
4 3 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.61%) GIS
5 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.76%) Windows
2 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (37.63%) Scrum
3 62 (33.33%) MVC
4 60 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 32 (17.20%) Automated Testing
6 31 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 31 (16.67%) TDD
6 31 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.06%) SOA
8 7 (3.76%) OO
8 7 (3.76%) BDD
9 6 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.23%) Programme Management
10 5 (2.69%) Web Development
10 5 (2.69%) OOP
11 4 (2.15%) UML
11 4 (2.15%) E-Commerce
12 3 (1.61%) Content Management
12 3 (1.61%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 163 (87.63%) C#
2 102 (54.84%) SQL
3 61 (32.80%) T-SQL
4 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.23%) C++
6 6 (3.23%) VB
7 5 (2.69%) VBA
7 5 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.15%) PHP
8 4 (2.15%) COBOL
8 4 (2.15%) VB6
9 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.08%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) XPath
10 1 (0.54%) Java
10 1 (0.54%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 47 (25.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) Degree
5 1 (0.54%) HNC
5 1 (0.54%) HND
Vendors
1 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.38%) SAP
3 7 (3.76%) Oracle
4 5 (2.69%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.15%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.15%) Telerik
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
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