The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 341 322 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.66% 10.50% 9.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.45% 37.62% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 222 150
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 £36.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.00 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £42.50 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
.NET
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
843 856 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.34% 27.90% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 591 372
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 18 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

.NET
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 across the South West region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South West

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

.NET
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 across the South West region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

.NET
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bristol +23 119 £350 +6.06% 81
Wiltshire +5 63 £325 - 41
Somerset -5 52 £375 +15.38% 32
Gloucestershire 0 42 £331 +1.92% 24
Devon -9 21 £300 -20.00% 17
Dorset -3 19 £288 -17.85% 61
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing .NET 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.

1 465 (70.67%) C#
2 337 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 284 (43.16%) SQL Server
4 262 (39.82%) SQL
5 250 (37.99%) MVC
6 249 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 246 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (29.64%) HTML
9 167 (25.38%) .NET Framework
10 166 (25.23%) CSS
11 154 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 130 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 117 (17.78%) Scrum
14 112 (17.02%) Web Services
15 104 (15.81%) jQuery
16 99 (15.05%) Unit Testing
17 88 (13.37%) Windows
18 85 (12.92%) Oracle
18 85 (12.92%) TDD
19 84 (12.77%) WCF
20 81 (12.31%) VB.NET
20 81 (12.31%) Finance
21 74 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
22 68 (10.33%) Security Cleared
23 67 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
24 65 (9.88%) Visual Studio
25 60 (9.12%) Entity Framework
26 59 (8.97%) Java
27 58 (8.81%) XML
28 57 (8.66%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (8.21%) IIS
2 50 (7.60%) CMS
3 47 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 41 (6.23%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (4.10%) Umbraco
6 23 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (2.58%) K2 blackpearl
8 13 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.67%) Node.js
10 10 (1.52%) Apache
11 8 (1.22%) SAS
12 7 (1.06%) JBoss
13 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.61%) Kentico
16 2 (0.30%) DNN
16 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.30%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 31 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.06%) MS Office
3 5 (0.76%) PowerPivot
3 5 (0.76%) MS Project
4 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.46%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.82%) Internet
2 6 (0.91%) Firewall
3 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.76%) DNS
4 2 (0.30%) HTTP
4 2 (0.30%) Intranet
4 2 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.15%) Extranet
5 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) FCoE
5 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.15%) Multicast
5 1 (0.15%) LAN
5 1 (0.15%) WAN
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (43.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 20 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.89%) MySQL
9 18 (2.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (2.43%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.67%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
13 8 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (1.06%) MS Access
15 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 74 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (9.88%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.19%) NUnit
4 18 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (2.28%) MSTest
6 14 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.82%) SpecFlow
8 11 (1.67%) Selenium
9 9 (1.37%) Subversion
10 5 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.61%) Robotium
11 4 (0.61%) Mechanoid
11 4 (0.61%) Robolectric
12 3 (0.46%) Log4Net
13 2 (0.30%) MorphX
13 2 (0.30%) JIRA
13 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Blend
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 81 (12.31%) Finance
2 40 (6.08%) Retail
3 33 (5.02%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.65%) Marketing
5 20 (3.04%) Back Office
6 19 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.74%) Electronics
8 15 (2.28%) Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 496 (75.38%) Developer
2 281 (42.71%) .NET Developer
3 88 (13.37%) C# Developer
4 66 (10.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 55 (8.36%) SQL Developer
7 42 (6.38%) Architect
8 35 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (4.71%) Web Developer
10 30 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (4.41%) Analyst
12 27 (4.10%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 22 (3.34%) SharePoint Developer
15 19 (2.89%) Senior Developer
16 18 (2.74%) .NET Web Developer
17 17 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 17 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
18 16 (2.43%) AWS Developer
19 15 (2.28%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (51.22%) ASP.NET
2 195 (29.64%) HTML
3 167 (25.38%) .NET Framework
4 166 (25.23%) CSS
5 130 (19.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 112 (17.02%) Web Services
7 104 (15.81%) jQuery
8 84 (12.77%) WCF
9 67 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 60 (9.12%) Entity Framework
11 58 (8.81%) XML
12 57 (8.66%) AngularJS
13 53 (8.05%) WPF
14 42 (6.38%) SOAP
15 37 (5.62%) HTML5
16 29 (4.41%) REST
17 24 (3.65%) CSS3
18 23 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 23 (3.50%) Ajax
19 19 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.95%) User Experience
2 23 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.43%) GIS
5 15 (2.28%) DTV
6 10 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.76%) NHS
10 4 (0.61%) Economics
10 4 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.46%) W3C
11 3 (0.46%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.37%) Windows
2 20 (3.04%) Linux
3 19 (2.89%) Apple iOS
4 18 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.13%) UNIX
6 12 (1.82%) Android
7 8 (1.22%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
9 6 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.76%) Solaris
10 5 (0.76%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (37.99%) MVC
2 246 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (17.78%) Scrum
4 99 (15.05%) Unit Testing
5 85 (12.92%) TDD
6 53 (8.05%) Software Engineering
6 53 (8.05%) Web Development
7 48 (7.29%) BDD
8 45 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 42 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 42 (6.38%) SOA
10 40 (6.08%) ITIL
10 40 (6.08%) UML
11 36 (5.47%) OO
12 32 (4.86%) CRM
13 29 (4.41%) Content Management
14 27 (4.10%) Automated Testing
14 27 (4.10%) SDLC
15 25 (3.80%) Migration
16 23 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 465 (70.67%) C#
2 262 (39.82%) SQL
3 249 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 81 (12.31%) VB.NET
5 59 (8.97%) Java
6 50 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 45 (6.84%) C++
8 40 (6.08%) VB
9 29 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.43%) VB6
10 16 (2.43%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.98%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.67%) VBScript
13 11 (1.67%) C
14 10 (1.52%) Perl
15 9 (1.37%) Objective-C
16 8 (1.22%) PHP
17 7 (1.06%) VBA
18 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.10%) ISEB
4 16 (2.43%) Degree
5 12 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.61%) HNC
8 4 (0.61%) HND
9 3 (0.46%) MCP
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CISM
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.50%) QA
2 16 (2.43%) ISO 9000
2 16 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) SLA
4 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.46%) Basel II
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) BS25999
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.22%) vSphere
3 7 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.76%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.46%) XenApp
6 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.15%) Snort
7 1 (0.15%) SRDF
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.13%) Puppet
2 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) AppManager
4 1 (0.15%) WMI
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 154 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.92%) Oracle
3 33 (5.02%) SAP
4 10 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (1.52%) ESRI
5 9 (1.37%) OpenText
5 9 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.22%) VMware
7 7 (1.06%) IBM
8 6 (0.91%) Ektron
8 6 (0.91%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.76%) BEA
9 5 (0.76%) Teradata
9 5 (0.76%) Symantec
10 4 (0.61%) Google
10 4 (0.61%) Lotus
10 4 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.61%) Apple
10 4 (0.61%) Cisco
11 3 (0.46%) Sun
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £17.4 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago