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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 83 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 57 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.79% 2.08% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.30% 8.46% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
.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
781 603 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.48% 24.59% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 385 394
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +7 27 £550 +52.24% 4
Wiltshire -1 11 £375 +20.00% 5
Bristol -6 5 £325 -1.51% 14
Dorset -2 3 £310 - 18
Devon -10 3 £338 +27.35% 2
Gloucestershire -18 2 £325 +8.33% 6
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (77.78%) C#
3 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
4 45 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 39 (43.33%) ASP.NET
6 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
7 33 (36.67%) SQL
8 30 (33.33%) HTML
8 30 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 29 (32.22%) jQuery
10 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (30.00%) CSS
12 25 (27.78%) Web Services
13 23 (25.56%) MVC
13 23 (25.56%) WCF
13 23 (25.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 19 (21.11%) Retail
15 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (18.89%) ISEB
17 16 (17.78%) ITIL
17 16 (17.78%) CMS
17 16 (17.78%) HTML5
18 15 (16.67%) Management Information System
19 14 (15.56%) SAP
19 14 (15.56%) CRM
19 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (14.44%) SOA
20 13 (14.44%) ISO 9000

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (17.78%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.33%) SAS
5 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.22%) SAP ECC
1 2 (2.22%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Intranet
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.44%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.22%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) Hudson
3 3 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 19 (21.11%) Retail
2 11 (12.22%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Back Office
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (70.00%) Developer
2 31 (34.44%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Architect
4 14 (15.56%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Database Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.78%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.44%) SQL Database Developer
10 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.33%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (3.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (3.33%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 30 (33.33%) HTML
4 29 (32.22%) jQuery
5 27 (30.00%) CSS
6 25 (27.78%) Web Services
7 23 (25.56%) WCF
7 23 (25.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (17.78%) HTML5
10 10 (11.11%) XML
10 10 (11.11%) LINQ
11 8 (8.89%) SOAP
12 7 (7.78%) LINQ to SQL
12 7 (7.78%) XSLT
13 6 (6.67%) MSMQ
13 6 (6.67%) CSS3
13 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (5.56%) JSON
14 5 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (12.22%) GIS
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
5 1 (1.11%) Animation
5 1 (1.11%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.56%) MVC
3 16 (17.78%) ITIL
4 14 (15.56%) CRM
5 13 (14.44%) SOA
5 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.33%) UML
6 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.22%) Information Security
7 11 (12.22%) TDD
7 11 (12.22%) Content Management
8 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 10 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
8 10 (11.11%) Change Control
9 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Workflow
10 8 (8.89%) Web Development
11 7 (7.78%) BDD
11 7 (7.78%) OO
12 6 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (77.78%) C#
2 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.67%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Java
5 12 (13.33%) VB
6 5 (5.56%) Scala
7 4 (4.44%) PHP
8 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.22%) ABAP
9 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) XAML
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) ISEB
3 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.22%) MCP
5 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (14.44%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.33%) WCAG
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.56%) SAP
3 11 (12.22%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) Open Text
5 4 (4.44%) Zend
6 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.11%) CODA
8 1 (1.11%) Sage
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