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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 104 64 85
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 39 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 2.15% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 8.56% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £265 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £38.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +16.80%
.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
808 561 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.54% 25.09% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 393 376
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 31
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 -11 12 £318 +2.41% 5
Somerset -8 8 £320 +3.22% 8
Wiltshire -26 8 £360 +13.83% 12
Gloucestershire -11 4 - - 11
Devon -24 2 £338 +27.35% 4
Dorset - 2 £330 - 15
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (76.00%) C#
3 42 (56.00%) ASP.NET
4 39 (52.00%) JavaScript
5 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
6 30 (40.00%) HTML
7 28 (37.33%) CSS
8 27 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 26 (34.67%) SQL
10 24 (32.00%) MVC
11 23 (30.67%) Visual Studio
12 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
12 22 (29.33%) jQuery
13 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
14 15 (20.00%) WCF
14 15 (20.00%) HTML5
14 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
15 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (17.33%) Web Services
16 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
17 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (14.67%) CMS
18 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
18 10 (13.33%) XML
19 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
19 9 (12.00%) MySQL
19 9 (12.00%) TDD
19 9 (12.00%) Web Development
20 8 (10.67%) Sitecore

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (14.67%) CMS
2 7 (9.33%) IIS
3 6 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.00%) SAS
6 2 (2.67%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.67%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.67%) SAP ECC
2 1 (1.33%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.33%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.33%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) LDAP
1 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.00%) MySQL
3 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.00%) DB2
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.67%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.33%) ReportNet
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.33%) Selenium
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.00%) Hudson
4 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Back Office
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (77.33%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 14 (18.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.33%) SQL Developer
6 7 (9.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Tester
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (2.67%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (56.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (40.00%) HTML
4 28 (37.33%) CSS
5 27 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 22 (29.33%) jQuery
7 15 (20.00%) WCF
7 15 (20.00%) HTML5
8 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (17.33%) Web Services
9 10 (13.33%) XML
10 8 (10.67%) LAMP
10 8 (10.67%) CSS3
11 7 (9.33%) LINQ
12 6 (8.00%) XSLT
13 5 (6.67%) ADO.NET
14 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (4.00%) Sass
15 3 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) User Experience
2 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Wiki
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) UNIX
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) MVC
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
3 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 9 (12.00%) Web Development
4 9 (12.00%) TDD
5 7 (9.33%) Scrum
5 7 (9.33%) Content Management
6 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.00%) Use Case
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Code Coverage
7 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.33%) BDD
8 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (5.33%) SOA
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.33%) Refactoring
8 4 (5.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 57 (76.00%) C#
2 39 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (34.67%) SQL
4 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.33%) Java
5 4 (5.33%) PHP
5 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 2 (2.67%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) ABAP
7 2 (2.67%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) VB6
8 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) ISEB
3 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
1 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Sitecore
3 7 (9.33%) Open Text
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) Zend
6 3 (4.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) Siebel
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) CODA
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Teradata
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