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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 115 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 2.48% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 9.21% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 39
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 £230 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £362 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+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 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.68%
.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
811 608 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.17% 26.96% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 418 346
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 £275 £250 £238
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 14 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -7 11 £275 -21.42% 9
Wiltshire -22 6 £300 -4.00% 6
Gloucestershire -18 5 £300 -17.24% 3
Dorset -3 4 £340 - 12
Somerset -19 2 £350 +3.10% 5
Cornwall - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 4
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 58 (57.43%) SQL
4 51 (50.50%) ASP.NET
5 48 (47.52%) SQL Server
5 48 (47.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 40 (39.60%) MVC
7 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
8 33 (32.67%) Security Cleared
9 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
10 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (28.71%) Scrum
11 27 (26.73%) SC Cleared
12 21 (20.79%) HTML
13 20 (19.80%) CSS
14 19 (18.81%) jQuery
14 19 (18.81%) Relational Database
15 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
15 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
16 16 (15.84%) Back Office
16 16 (15.84%) TDD
17 15 (14.85%) RDBMS
17 15 (14.85%) Visual Studio
18 13 (12.87%) Code Coverage
19 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
19 12 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (11.88%) WCF
20 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
20 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2010
5 2 (1.98%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.99%) Documentum
6 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.99%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.99%) Teamcenter
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%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.81%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.85%) 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 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.99%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.92%) Selenium
4 7 (6.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.98%) Moq
5 2 (1.98%) MSTest
6 1 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.99%) xUnit.net
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (15.84%) Back Office
2 11 (10.89%) Finance
3 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (75.25%) Developer
2 52 (51.49%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.77%) SQL Developer
4 18 (17.82%) C# Developer
5 14 (13.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Programmer
9 4 (3.96%) Architect
9 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.96%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.97%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.97%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.97%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (50.50%) ASP.NET
3 48 (47.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 29 (28.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (20.79%) HTML
6 20 (19.80%) 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%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (7.92%) ADO.NET
11 8 (7.92%) LAMP
11 8 (7.92%) Web Services
12 7 (6.93%) LINQ to SQL
12 7 (6.93%) CSS3
13 6 (5.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 5 (4.95%) Task Parallel Library
14 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) User Experience
2 7 (6.93%) Wiki
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) SCADA
4 2 (1.98%) GIS
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) PMI
5 1 (0.99%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) RIA
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.99%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.60%) MVC
2 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
3 29 (28.71%) Scrum
4 16 (15.84%) TDD
5 13 (12.87%) Code Coverage
6 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
7 9 (8.91%) BDD
7 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) Refactoring
8 7 (6.93%) Migration
9 5 (4.95%) Content Management
10 4 (3.96%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.97%) Software Testing
11 3 (2.97%) Web Development
11 3 (2.97%) Use Case
11 3 (2.97%) Workflow
11 3 (2.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (73.27%) C#
2 58 (57.43%) SQL
3 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.82%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.91%) VBScript
7 7 (6.93%) C++
8 4 (3.96%) Java
8 4 (3.96%) PHP
9 3 (2.97%) VB
10 2 (1.98%) Perl
10 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.99%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) Groovy
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (26.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) PMP
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Open Text
4 4 (3.96%) Zend
5 3 (2.97%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.98%) Twitter
7 1 (0.99%) Facebook
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) webMethods
7 1 (0.99%) ESRI
7 1 (0.99%) Teradata
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel
7 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.99%) CA
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) CODA
Bristol
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago