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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / South West
Rank 85 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 45 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 1.54% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 5.44% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 35
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £56.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.05% +2.00%

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
650 845 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.61% 28.37% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 629 521
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +11 15 £325 -13.33% 10
Bristol -5 11 £350 +1.44% 15
Gloucestershire +12 8 £350 - 2
Devon +16 5 £450 +63.63% 2
Wiltshire -3 3 - - 5
Dorset +3 1 £388 +10.71% 10
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 116 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (89.66%) C#
3 79 (68.10%) MVC
4 69 (59.48%) ASP.NET
5 63 (54.31%) SQL Server
6 61 (52.59%) HTML
7 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (45.69%) JavaScript
10 52 (44.83%) Entity Framework
11 49 (42.24%) CSS
12 40 (34.48%) Scrum
13 38 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (29.31%) Unit Testing
16 31 (26.72%) AngularJS
16 31 (26.72%) jQuery
17 30 (25.86%) WPF
17 30 (25.86%) SQL
18 28 (24.14%) QA
18 28 (24.14%) HTML5
19 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
19 27 (23.28%) Automated Testing
20 25 (21.55%) TDD
20 25 (21.55%) SC Cleared
20 25 (21.55%) Kanban
21 24 (20.69%) WCF
21 24 (20.69%) Visual Studio
22 23 (19.83%) Web Services
22 23 (19.83%) Software Engineering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.52%) NServiceBus
2 13 (11.21%) IIS
3 7 (6.03%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.72%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) CMS
7 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
1 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) Skype
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (54.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) Redis
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.72%) DB2
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (20.69%) Visual Studio
3 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.31%) ReSharper
4 5 (4.31%) Subversion
5 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.59%) NUnit
7 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 2 (1.72%) NuGet
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium
7 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.86%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) Moq
8 1 (0.86%) Toad
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (2.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (81.03%) Developer
2 63 (54.31%) .NET Developer
3 44 (37.93%) C# Developer
4 32 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (15.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Software Developer
8 12 (10.34%) SQL Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.17%) WPF Developer
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (3.45%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.59%) C# WPF Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (59.48%) ASP.NET
3 61 (52.59%) HTML
4 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (44.83%) Entity Framework
6 49 (42.24%) CSS
7 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (26.72%) AngularJS
8 31 (26.72%) jQuery
9 30 (25.86%) WPF
10 28 (24.14%) HTML5
11 24 (20.69%) WCF
12 23 (19.83%) Web Services
13 14 (12.07%) LINQ
13 14 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (10.34%) REST
15 10 (8.62%) JSON
16 7 (6.03%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (6.03%) SOAP
16 7 (6.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.59%) User Experience
4 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Android
2 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.72%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.10%) MVC
2 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (34.48%) Scrum
4 34 (29.31%) Unit Testing
5 27 (23.28%) Automated Testing
6 25 (21.55%) Kanban
6 25 (21.55%) TDD
7 23 (19.83%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (15.52%) Pair Programming
9 15 (12.93%) OO
10 14 (12.07%) SDLC
11 13 (11.21%) Line Management
12 12 (10.34%) OOD
13 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.90%) CRM
13 8 (6.90%) Workflow
14 7 (6.03%) Data Protection
15 5 (4.31%) ITIL
15 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (89.66%) C#
2 53 (45.69%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.86%) SQL
4 12 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.17%) Java
6 6 (5.17%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.31%) C++
7 5 (4.31%) VB
7 5 (4.31%) VB6
8 2 (1.72%) C
8 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.72%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.31%) Sencha
2 5 (4.31%) Twitter
3 4 (3.45%) RedGate
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle
5 1 (0.86%) IBM
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.86%) Telerik
5 1 (0.86%) VMware