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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 80 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 65 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 2.54% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 9.23% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 28
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +46.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
.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
812 791 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.35% 27.57% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 551 331
Average daily rate £358 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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
Bristol +8 18 £350 - 20
Wiltshire +7 12 £320 -37.56% 6
Somerset -1 12 £350 +11.11% 3
Gloucestershire -2 9 £328 +4.80% 2
Devon -6 3 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 156 (100.00%) .NET
2 119 (76.28%) C#
3 88 (56.41%) ASP.NET
4 83 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (51.28%) SQL Server
6 75 (48.08%) MVC
7 69 (44.23%) JavaScript
8 60 (38.46%) SQL
9 59 (37.82%) Microsoft
10 56 (35.90%) Entity Framework
11 53 (33.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (33.97%) HTML
12 44 (28.21%) CSS
12 44 (28.21%) Scrum
13 40 (25.64%) Web Services
13 40 (25.64%) Security Cleared
13 40 (25.64%) Unit Testing
14 37 (23.72%) TDD
15 35 (22.44%) jQuery
16 33 (21.15%) BDD
17 31 (19.87%) SOA
18 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (17.31%) WPF
20 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
21 25 (16.03%) UML
22 24 (15.38%) ITIL
22 24 (15.38%) WCF
23 23 (14.74%) VB
24 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2
24 22 (14.10%) ISO 9000

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (12.18%) CMS
2 11 (7.05%) IIS
2 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.05%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.13%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (3.85%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.28%) Node.js
7 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.64%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.05%) Couchbase
4 11 (7.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.49%) MySQL
7 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.92%) SSDT
12 2 (1.28%) Big Data
13 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (12.82%) Visual Studio
1 20 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.97%) NUnit
3 12 (7.69%) MSTest
4 4 (2.56%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.64%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.64%) MorphX
7 1 (0.64%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.64%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.64%) RSpec
7 1 (0.64%) StyleCop
General
1 22 (14.10%) Manufacturing
1 22 (14.10%) Retail
2 18 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (3.85%) Back Office
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (1.28%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 120 (76.92%) Developer
2 78 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (16.67%) Architect
4 24 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (14.10%) C# Developer
6 16 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.62%) SQL Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (3.85%) Applications Developer
12 5 (3.21%) .NET Applications Developer
12 5 (3.21%) AWS Developer
13 4 (2.56%) WPF Developer
13 4 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
14 3 (1.92%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 56 (35.90%) Entity Framework
4 53 (33.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (33.97%) HTML
5 44 (28.21%) CSS
6 40 (25.64%) Web Services
7 35 (22.44%) jQuery
8 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (17.31%) WPF
10 24 (15.38%) WCF
11 21 (13.46%) XML
12 18 (11.54%) AngularJS
13 17 (10.90%) REST
14 14 (8.97%) SOAP
14 14 (8.97%) HTML5
15 11 (7.05%) LINQ
15 11 (7.05%) Castle Windsor
16 10 (6.41%) WF
16 10 (6.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) GIS
2 18 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.92%) Economics
3 3 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.28%) DTV
4 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.64%) EPoS
5 1 (0.64%) W3C
5 1 (0.64%) Animation
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.28%) Android
3 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (48.08%) MVC
3 44 (28.21%) Scrum
4 40 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 37 (23.72%) TDD
6 33 (21.15%) BDD
7 31 (19.87%) SOA
8 25 (16.03%) UML
9 24 (15.38%) ITIL
10 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2
11 21 (13.46%) CRM
12 20 (12.82%) Content Management
12 20 (12.82%) Information Security
12 20 (12.82%) Workflow
12 20 (12.82%) Change Control
13 14 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (8.97%) OO
14 11 (7.05%) CQRS
14 11 (7.05%) Progressive Enhancement
14 11 (7.05%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 119 (76.28%) C#
2 69 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 60 (38.46%) SQL
4 23 (14.74%) VB
5 16 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.05%) Java
7 8 (5.13%) C++
8 7 (4.49%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.56%) VB6
11 3 (1.92%) XAML
12 2 (1.28%) VBScript
13 1 (0.64%) Ruby
13 1 (0.64%) X++
13 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.82%) ISEB
4 10 (6.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.21%) MCP
6 4 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.10%) ISO 9000
2 20 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.64%) BS25999
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.46%) SAP
3 11 (7.05%) Oracle
4 6 (3.85%) ESRI
5 2 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) CODA
6 1 (0.64%) Sage
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.64%) Remedy
6 1 (0.64%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.64%) Telerik
6 1 (0.64%) Veeam
6 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.64%) Zerto
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