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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 69 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 71 72 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.36% 2.46% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.29% 9.11% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 24
Average daily rate
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£346 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £47.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +93.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
.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
764 790 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.43% 27.04% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 548 306
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 2 June 2015.

.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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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 +11 25 £413 +27.90% 4
Gloucestershire +2 15 £330 +10.00% 3
Bristol -5 10 £375 +11.94% 12
Wiltshire +1 9 £331 -35.36% 12
Devon -5 2 - - 3
Dorset -5 1 - - 9
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (73.88%) C#
3 73 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (53.73%) SQL Server
4 72 (53.73%) ASP.NET
5 63 (47.01%) MVC
6 60 (44.78%) SQL
7 59 (44.03%) JavaScript
8 55 (41.04%) Microsoft
9 51 (38.06%) Entity Framework
10 47 (35.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (32.09%) HTML
12 38 (28.36%) Scrum
13 37 (27.61%) Security Cleared
14 35 (26.12%) jQuery
14 35 (26.12%) CSS
14 35 (26.12%) Web Services
15 34 (25.37%) BDD
16 32 (23.88%) TDD
17 31 (23.13%) Unit Testing
18 27 (20.15%) WCF
18 27 (20.15%) SOA
19 25 (18.66%) WPF
20 24 (17.91%) Retail
21 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
22 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
23 20 (14.93%) UML
24 19 (14.18%) ITIL
24 19 (14.18%) Visual Studio
25 18 (13.43%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 15 (11.19%) CMS
2 10 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.97%) K2 blackpearl
5 7 (5.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.22%) IIS
6 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.73%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.49%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.75%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.75%) Summit
1 1 (0.75%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.21%) Couchbase
3 11 (8.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.22%) MySQL
5 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.49%) SSDT
9 2 (1.49%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.70%) NUnit
4 12 (8.96%) MSTest
5 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.75%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.75%) RSpec
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.75%) MorphX
7 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.75%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 24 (17.91%) Retail
2 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
3 14 (10.45%) Finance
4 7 (5.22%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Law
5 2 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 104 (77.61%) Developer
2 73 (54.48%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.67%) Architect
4 20 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (12.69%) C# Developer
6 14 (10.45%) SQL Developer
7 13 (9.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (5.22%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.99%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (2.99%) WPF Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Developer
11 3 (2.24%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 51 (38.06%) Entity Framework
4 47 (35.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (32.09%) HTML
6 35 (26.12%) jQuery
6 35 (26.12%) CSS
6 35 (26.12%) Web Services
7 27 (20.15%) WCF
8 25 (18.66%) WPF
9 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (11.94%) SOAP
11 15 (11.19%) REST
11 15 (11.19%) LINQ
11 15 (11.19%) XML
12 13 (9.70%) LINQ to SQL
13 12 (8.96%) HTML5
14 11 (8.21%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (6.72%) WF
15 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) GIS
2 14 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) Animation
5 1 (0.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) EPoS
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.75%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (47.01%) MVC
3 38 (28.36%) Scrum
4 34 (25.37%) BDD
5 32 (23.88%) TDD
6 31 (23.13%) Unit Testing
7 27 (20.15%) SOA
8 20 (14.93%) UML
9 19 (14.18%) ITIL
10 18 (13.43%) PRINCE2
11 17 (12.69%) OO
11 17 (12.69%) CRM
12 16 (11.94%) Information Security
12 16 (11.94%) Content Management
12 16 (11.94%) Change Control
13 15 (11.19%) Workflow
14 13 (9.70%) OOD
15 12 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (8.21%) CQRS
16 11 (8.21%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 99 (73.88%) C#
2 60 (44.78%) SQL
3 59 (44.03%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.43%) VB
5 15 (11.19%) Java
6 10 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.99%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.99%) C++
8 3 (2.24%) VB6
8 3 (2.24%) XAML
9 2 (1.49%) VBScript
9 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) X++
10 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.94%) ISEB
4 10 (7.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.73%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.43%) ISO 9000
2 16 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.75%) WCAG
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (41.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.94%) SAP
3 14 (10.45%) Oracle
4 6 (4.48%) ESRI
5 2 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) Veeam
6 1 (0.75%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.75%) Telerik
6 1 (0.75%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy
6 1 (0.75%) CODA
6 1 (0.75%) Sage
6 1 (0.75%) Zerto
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Swindon
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Swindon
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Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
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