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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 95 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 51 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.55% 2.24% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 9.00% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 28
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£350 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £465 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.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
857 589 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.02% 24.94% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 401 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £19.72 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -8 17 £365 -2.66% 6
Wiltshire -10 11 £360 +12.94% 5
Bristol -10 10 £325 +4.83% 5
Gloucestershire -17 5 £325 +8.33% 4
Devon -15 2 £338 +27.35% 3
Dorset - - - - 10
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (77.92%) C#
3 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
4 38 (49.35%) ASP.NET
5 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
6 35 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 34 (44.16%) Visual Studio
8 32 (41.56%) SQL
9 30 (38.96%) HTML
10 28 (36.36%) CSS
11 22 (28.57%) jQuery
12 19 (24.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (23.38%) WCF
13 18 (23.38%) MVC
14 16 (20.78%) HTML5
15 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (19.48%) Web Services
16 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
16 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
17 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
17 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (15.58%) CMS
18 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
19 10 (12.99%) Java
20 9 (11.69%) MySQL
20 9 (11.69%) XML
20 9 (11.69%) Web Accessibility
20 9 (11.69%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (15.58%) CMS
2 6 (7.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) SAS
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.60%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.60%) SAP ECC
1 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (16.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) MySQL
4 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.90%) DB2
7 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.19%) Selenium
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) Hudson
4 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (81.82%) Developer
2 27 (35.06%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.78%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Database Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 7 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Tester
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Database Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.90%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (49.35%) ASP.NET
3 30 (38.96%) HTML
4 28 (36.36%) CSS
5 22 (28.57%) jQuery
6 19 (24.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 18 (23.38%) WCF
8 16 (20.78%) HTML5
9 15 (19.48%) Web Services
10 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (11.69%) XML
11 9 (11.69%) CSS3
12 8 (10.39%) LAMP
13 6 (7.79%) XSLT
13 6 (7.79%) LINQ
14 5 (6.49%) ADO.NET
15 4 (5.19%) WinForms
15 4 (5.19%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (5.19%) Sass
15 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
1 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Wiki
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) MVC
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
4 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
5 9 (11.69%) Web Accessibility
6 8 (10.39%) TDD
6 8 (10.39%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) Content Management
7 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Use Case
9 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.49%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) B2C
10 4 (5.19%) SOA
10 4 (5.19%) Scrum
10 4 (5.19%) BDD
11 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) C#
2 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
3 32 (41.56%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Java
5 5 (6.49%) Scala
6 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.60%) ABAP
8 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.90%) WCAG
1 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Sitecore
3 7 (9.09%) Open Text
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 4 (5.19%) Zend
6 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.30%) CODA
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £340 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago