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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 105 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 39 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.86% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 7.75% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 36
Average daily rate £338 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £723 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
.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
820 774 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.53% 24.01% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 511 381
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 21
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 12 February 2016.

.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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire 0 15 £338 -10.00% 6
Bristol +8 11 £350 - 16
Gloucestershire +6 3 - - 1
Cornwall - 3 £325 -
Dorset 0 2 £313 +0.80% 18
Somerset -22 1 - - 8
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 134 (87.01%) C#
3 98 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 95 (61.69%) ASP.NET
5 91 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 85 (55.19%) MVC
7 80 (51.95%) HTML
8 77 (50.00%) Entity Framework
9 67 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (37.01%) SQL
11 52 (33.77%) CSS
11 52 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (31.82%) Windows
13 44 (28.57%) WCF
14 42 (27.27%) Microsoft
15 39 (25.32%) Unit Testing
16 37 (24.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (22.08%) Web Services
18 33 (21.43%) Software Engineering
19 31 (20.13%) Scrum
20 30 (19.48%) AngularJS
21 29 (18.83%) C++
21 29 (18.83%) TDD
22 28 (18.18%) Visual Studio
22 28 (18.18%) UML
23 27 (17.53%) IIS
24 26 (16.88%) HTML5
25 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
26 24 (15.58%) Web Development
27 23 (14.94%) SpecFlow

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (17.53%) IIS
2 19 (12.34%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.19%) CMS
4 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 5 (3.25%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (1.95%) Node.js
5 3 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.95%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.60%) SaaS
4 2 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Internet
2 5 (3.25%) LDAP
3 3 (1.95%) SSL
4 2 (1.30%) HTTP
4 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.25%) Big Data
8 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.30%) MS Access
9 2 (1.30%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (24.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 23 (14.94%) SpecFlow
4 14 (9.09%) Selenium
5 11 (7.14%) NUnit
6 6 (3.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.90%) Moq
6 6 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (3.25%) JUnit
7 5 (3.25%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.95%) MSTest
9 1 (0.65%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 19 (12.34%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Back Office
3 2 (1.30%) Advertising
3 2 (1.30%) Local Government
3 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (76.62%) Developer
2 68 (44.16%) .NET Developer
3 38 (24.68%) C# Developer
4 22 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Web Developer
6 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.39%) Software Developer
7 16 (10.39%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.49%) Consultant
11 9 (5.84%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
13 7 (4.55%) Angular Developer
13 7 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (61.69%) ASP.NET
3 80 (51.95%) HTML
4 77 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 52 (33.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (33.77%) CSS
6 44 (28.57%) WCF
7 34 (22.08%) Web Services
8 30 (19.48%) AngularJS
9 26 (16.88%) HTML5
10 22 (14.29%) XML
11 18 (11.69%) jQuery
12 16 (10.39%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (7.79%) XSLT
15 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (5.84%) .NET Compact Framework
17 8 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 8 (5.19%) JSON
17 8 (5.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.82%) Windows
2 22 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (12.99%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.84%) Windows CE
5 5 (3.25%) Unix
6 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.95%) Android
7 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.19%) MVC
2 67 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.32%) Unit Testing
4 33 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 31 (20.13%) Scrum
6 29 (18.83%) TDD
7 28 (18.18%) UML
8 25 (16.23%) Automated Testing
9 24 (15.58%) Web Development
10 20 (12.99%) ITIL
10 20 (12.99%) OO
10 20 (12.99%) Refactoring
11 19 (12.34%) Service Delivery
12 16 (10.39%) SOA
13 14 (9.09%) BDD
14 9 (5.84%) Front End Development
14 9 (5.84%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.84%) OOD
14 9 (5.84%) SDLC
14 9 (5.84%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (87.01%) C#
2 98 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 57 (37.01%) SQL
4 29 (18.83%) C++
5 9 (5.84%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.55%) Java
8 6 (3.90%) C
8 6 (3.90%) Ruby
9 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.25%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.25%) VB
10 4 (2.60%) PHP
11 2 (1.30%) VB6
11 2 (1.30%) VBA
11 2 (1.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) Degree
3 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.94%) Oracle
3 5 (3.25%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.60%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.95%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
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