The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 117 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 2.48% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 9.30% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 38
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.61%
.NET Framework
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
796 613 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.05% 26.68% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 429 356
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 39
Average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.05 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

.NET Framework
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 Framework across the South West region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the South West

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

.NET Framework
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 Framework across the South West region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bristol -3 13 £295 -15.71% 5
Gloucestershire -19 5 £300 -17.24% 4
Wiltshire -21 5 £300 -4.00% 9
Somerset -15 3 £340 +3.11% 4
Dorset -6 2 £330 -2.94% 11
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (73.27%) C#
3 59 (58.42%) SQL
4 50 (49.50%) ASP.NET
5 47 (46.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
7 39 (38.61%) MVC
8 38 (37.62%) JavaScript
9 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
10 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (29.70%) Scrum
11 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
11 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
13 22 (21.78%) HTML
14 21 (20.79%) CSS
15 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
15 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
15 19 (18.81%) jQuery
16 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
17 16 (15.84%) TDD
17 16 (15.84%) Back Office
18 15 (14.85%) Visual Studio
19 14 (13.86%) Code Coverage
19 14 (13.86%) RDBMS
20 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (11.88%) WCF
22 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
22 11 (10.89%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (10.89%) IIS
2 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.95%) CMS
4 4 (3.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.98%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.99%) Documentum
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.99%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.99%) Summit
2 1 (0.99%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.86%) RDBMS
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.94%) MySQL
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.99%) ReportNet
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.92%) Selenium
4 6 (5.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.98%) MSTest
5 2 (1.98%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.99%) xUnit.net
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (15.84%) Back Office
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (76.24%) Developer
2 53 (52.48%) .NET Developer
3 24 (23.76%) SQL Developer
4 19 (18.81%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Programmer
8 4 (3.96%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Tester
9 3 (2.97%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.97%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (2.97%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (49.50%) ASP.NET
3 47 (46.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (21.78%) HTML
6 21 (20.79%) CSS
7 19 (18.81%) jQuery
8 12 (11.88%) WCF
9 10 (9.90%) LINQ
10 9 (8.91%) WPF
10 9 (8.91%) HTML5
11 8 (7.92%) LAMP
11 8 (7.92%) ADO.NET
11 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (6.93%) Web Services
12 7 (6.93%) LINQ to SQL
12 7 (6.93%) CSS3
13 6 (5.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) User Experience
2 7 (6.93%) Wiki
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) SCADA
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.98%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) PMI
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) RIA
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) UNIX
2 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.99%) Android
2 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) MVC
2 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.70%) Scrum
3 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
4 16 (15.84%) TDD
5 14 (13.86%) Code Coverage
6 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.90%) Automated Testing
8 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
8 9 (8.91%) BDD
9 7 (6.93%) Refactoring
9 7 (6.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 6 (5.94%) Migration
11 5 (4.95%) Use Case
11 5 (4.95%) Content Management
11 5 (4.95%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.96%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.97%) Workflow
13 3 (2.97%) OOP
13 3 (2.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (73.27%) C#
2 59 (58.42%) SQL
3 38 (37.62%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.89%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.92%) VBScript
7 7 (6.93%) C++
8 4 (3.96%) PHP
9 3 (2.97%) Java
9 3 (2.97%) VB
10 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.99%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) PMP
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Sitecore
2 6 (5.94%) Open Text
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Zend
5 3 (2.97%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Twitter
6 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.99%) ESRI
7 1 (0.99%) CODA
7 1 (0.99%) webMethods
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) Teradata
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.99%) Facebook
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