The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 68 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 2.00% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.37% 8.22% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £317
% change year-on-year
- +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 523 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.28% 24.31% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 364 338
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
England

.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 July 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 July 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
Somerset -2 25 £315 -10.00% 1
Bristol -20 10 £335 -0.74% 9
Dorset +12 9 £350 +2.94% 7
Wiltshire -3 7 £513 +57.69% 11
Gloucestershire -12 7 £319 -12.06% 2
Devon -7 3 £375 +42.85% 1
Cornwall - - - - 1
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (82.00%) C#
3 56 (56.00%) SQL
3 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 56 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 54 (54.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 52 (52.00%) MVC
6 39 (39.00%) JavaScript
7 38 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (29.00%) Security Cleared
9 28 (28.00%) Scrum
10 26 (26.00%) jQuery
11 25 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 25 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 18 (18.00%) CSS
12 18 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (17.00%) HTML
13 17 (17.00%) Back Office
14 16 (16.00%) T-SQL
14 16 (16.00%) WCF
15 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (14.00%) LINQ
17 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (12.00%) WPF
17 12 (12.00%) TDD
17 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
17 12 (12.00%) Web Services
17 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
17 12 (12.00%) Code Coverage

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (8.00%) IIS
2 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.00%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) Documentum
5 1 (1.00%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.00%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.00%) Summit
1 1 (1.00%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Trello
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (11.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.00%) ReportNet
11 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (5.00%) Selenium
5 4 (4.00%) MSTest
6 3 (3.00%) NUnit
6 3 (3.00%) Moq
7 2 (2.00%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.00%) xUnit.net
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.00%) Subversion
8 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.00%) Firebug
8 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (17.00%) Back Office
2 10 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (79.00%) Developer
2 59 (59.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 13 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Programmer
8 4 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Architect
8 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (2.00%) ASP Developer
10 2 (2.00%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 54 (54.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (26.00%) jQuery
6 18 (18.00%) CSS
7 17 (17.00%) HTML
8 16 (16.00%) WCF
9 14 (14.00%) LINQ
10 12 (12.00%) WPF
10 12 (12.00%) Web Services
11 9 (9.00%) XML
11 9 (9.00%) HTML5
12 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (7.00%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (7.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (7.00%) Ajax
14 6 (6.00%) Silverlight
14 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.00%) Wiki
3 3 (3.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) SCADA
4 2 (2.00%) GIS
4 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.00%) RIA
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Android
2 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.00%) MVC
2 28 (28.00%) Scrum
3 25 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.00%) TDD
5 12 (12.00%) Code Coverage
6 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.00%) BDD
7 7 (7.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.00%) Web Development
8 6 (6.00%) Refactoring
8 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (4.00%) Workflow
9 4 (4.00%) Migration
10 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.00%) ITIL
10 3 (3.00%) SOA
10 3 (3.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.00%) C#
2 56 (56.00%) SQL
3 39 (39.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.00%) VBScript
7 7 (7.00%) C++
8 4 (4.00%) Java
8 4 (4.00%) VB
9 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.00%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.00%) VBA
10 2 (2.00%) VB6
10 2 (2.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.00%) Groovy
11 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) PMP
4 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) Telerik
4 2 (2.00%) Google
4 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) Nintex
5 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.00%) webMethods
5 1 (1.00%) ESRI
5 1 (1.00%) Serena
5 1 (1.00%) Teradata
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.00%) Facebook
5 1 (1.00%) Cognos
5 1 (1.00%) Siebel
5 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.00%) CA
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
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