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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 79 90 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 64 45 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 1.58% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.42% 6.21% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £478 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.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
760 725 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.33% 25.49% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 434 403
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 19
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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 4 March 2015.

.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 4 March 2015. 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 20 £663 +85.31% 3
Gloucestershire 0 13 £390 +30.00% 6
Wiltshire +3 10 £375 +20.00% 7
Dorset +2 7 £310 +3.33% 16
Bristol -1 7 £338 +2.27% 16
Devon -4 1 - - 2
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (79.28%) C#
3 57 (51.35%) SQL Server
3 57 (51.35%) ASP.NET
4 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
5 53 (47.75%) Microsoft
6 49 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (39.64%) HTML
8 40 (36.04%) SQL
8 40 (36.04%) CSS
8 40 (36.04%) MVC
9 37 (33.33%) jQuery
10 32 (28.83%) Visual Studio
11 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (25.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 26 (23.42%) Web Services
14 25 (22.52%) WCF
15 23 (20.72%) SOA
16 21 (18.92%) TDD
16 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
17 20 (18.02%) HTML5
17 20 (18.02%) Retail
18 18 (16.22%) ISEB
18 18 (16.22%) BDD
19 17 (15.32%) ITIL
19 17 (15.32%) CMS
19 17 (15.32%) Scrum
20 16 (14.41%) Management Information System
20 16 (14.41%) Java
20 16 (14.41%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (15.32%) CMS
2 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.70%) SAS
6 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.80%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.80%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.90%) IIS
7 1 (0.90%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP ECC
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.80%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.80%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.90%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.01%) MySQL
4 9 (8.11%) Couchbase
5 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) DB2
9 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.01%) MSTest
3 10 (9.01%) NUnit
4 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (0.90%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.90%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.90%) RSpec
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (18.02%) Retail
2 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.60%) Back Office
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (73.87%) Developer
2 46 (41.44%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Architect
4 15 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.61%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Database Developer
8 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Tester
12 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) SQL Database Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 44 (39.64%) HTML
4 40 (36.04%) CSS
5 37 (33.33%) jQuery
6 29 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (25.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 26 (23.42%) Web Services
9 25 (22.52%) WCF
10 20 (18.02%) HTML5
11 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (9.91%) XML
12 11 (9.91%) LINQ
12 11 (9.91%) REST
13 9 (8.11%) SOAP
13 9 (8.11%) CSS3
13 9 (8.11%) Castle Windsor
14 8 (7.21%) LINQ to SQL
15 7 (6.31%) MSMQ
15 7 (6.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.81%) GIS
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) DTV
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
5 1 (0.90%) Animation
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
2 3 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) MVC
3 23 (20.72%) SOA
4 21 (18.92%) TDD
5 18 (16.22%) BDD
6 17 (15.32%) ITIL
6 17 (15.32%) Scrum
7 16 (14.41%) CRM
8 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.61%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.61%) UML
9 12 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.81%) Information Security
9 12 (10.81%) Content Management
10 11 (9.91%) OO
10 11 (9.91%) Change Control
11 10 (9.01%) Web Development
11 10 (9.01%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 88 (79.28%) C#
2 56 (50.45%) JavaScript
3 40 (36.04%) SQL
4 16 (14.41%) Java
5 13 (11.71%) VB
6 5 (4.50%) Scala
7 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.70%) XAML
9 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.80%) ABAP
9 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.22%) ISEB
3 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) MCP
5 4 (3.60%) VCP4
6 3 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (1.80%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.61%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) WCAG
4 1 (0.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.51%) SAP
3 12 (10.81%) Oracle
4 7 (6.31%) Open Text
5 3 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.90%) CODA
7 1 (0.90%) Sage
7 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TRG
Rate: 300-425 Per Day 300-400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago