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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 61 107 66
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -41
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 79 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.57% 1.10% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 4.37% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 42
Average daily rate
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£363 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £405 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
.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
794 801 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.86% 25.14% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 508 355
Average daily rate £365 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £25.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 +25 29 £350 +5.66% 7
Gloucestershire +7 22 £363 +20.83% 1
Bristol +8 9 £375 +36.36% 9
Wiltshire 0 7 £388 +24.49% 10
Dorset 0 4 £320 -1.53% 14
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 136 (100.00%) .NET
2 106 (77.94%) C#
3 78 (57.35%) SQL Server
4 70 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (47.79%) ASP.NET
6 61 (44.85%) MVC
7 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
8 59 (43.38%) SQL
9 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
10 52 (38.24%) Entity Framework
11 45 (33.09%) HTML
12 41 (30.15%) CSS
13 40 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (27.94%) Security Cleared
15 37 (27.21%) Scrum
16 35 (25.74%) jQuery
17 34 (25.00%) Visual Studio
18 31 (22.79%) Unit Testing
18 31 (22.79%) WCF
18 31 (22.79%) BDD
19 28 (20.59%) TDD
20 26 (19.12%) Web Services
20 26 (19.12%) SOA
21 24 (17.65%) WPF
22 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
22 22 (16.18%) Retail
23 20 (14.71%) UML
23 20 (14.71%) HTML5
24 19 (13.97%) ITIL
25 18 (13.24%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (12.50%) CMS
2 11 (8.09%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
5 7 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.94%) IIS
8 2 (1.47%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.74%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.74%) Node.js
9 1 (0.74%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
1 1 (0.74%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (57.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.09%) Couchbase
4 11 (8.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (5.15%) MySQL
7 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.47%) Big Data
11 1 (0.74%) SSDT
11 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.82%) NUnit
2 12 (8.82%) MSTest
3 10 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.74%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.74%) RSpec
6 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.74%) MorphX
6 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.74%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 22 (16.18%) Retail
2 17 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.35%) Finance
4 8 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (1.47%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (79.41%) Developer
2 70 (51.47%) .NET Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Architect
4 20 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (13.97%) C# Developer
6 15 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.03%) SQL Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Database Developer
8 8 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.94%) .NET Applications Developer
11 4 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (2.94%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (47.79%) ASP.NET
3 52 (38.24%) Entity Framework
4 45 (33.09%) HTML
5 41 (30.15%) CSS
6 40 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (25.74%) jQuery
8 31 (22.79%) WCF
9 26 (19.12%) Web Services
10 24 (17.65%) WPF
11 20 (14.71%) HTML5
12 16 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (9.56%) REST
13 13 (9.56%) LINQ
14 11 (8.09%) LINQ to SQL
14 11 (8.09%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (8.09%) XML
15 10 (7.35%) SOAP
15 10 (7.35%) CSS3
16 9 (6.62%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.76%) GIS
2 14 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Animation
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.35%) Windows
2 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.85%) MVC
3 37 (27.21%) Scrum
4 31 (22.79%) Unit Testing
4 31 (22.79%) BDD
5 28 (20.59%) TDD
6 26 (19.12%) SOA
7 20 (14.71%) UML
8 19 (13.97%) ITIL
9 18 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 17 (12.50%) CRM
11 16 (11.76%) Information Security
11 16 (11.76%) OO
11 16 (11.76%) Change Control
12 15 (11.03%) Workflow
13 14 (10.29%) Content Management
13 14 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (9.56%) OOD
15 11 (8.09%) Progressive Enhancement
15 11 (8.09%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 106 (77.94%) C#
2 59 (43.38%) SQL
3 56 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.24%) Java
5 17 (12.50%) VB
6 5 (3.68%) Scala
6 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.68%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.21%) XAML
8 1 (0.74%) X++
8 1 (0.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.74%) VB6
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.76%) ISEB
4 10 (7.35%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) MCP
6 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.24%) ISO 9000
2 16 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.21%) WCAG
4 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.76%) SAP
3 13 (9.56%) Oracle
4 6 (4.41%) ESRI
5 2 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
6 1 (0.74%) Veeam
6 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.74%) Telerik
6 1 (0.74%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.74%) Remedy
6 1 (0.74%) CODA
6 1 (0.74%) Sage
6 1 (0.74%) Zerto
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