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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 293 302 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.75% 10.34% 10.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.35% 38.23% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 204 135
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £20.00 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £55.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
764 790 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.43% 27.04% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 548 306
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +5 81 £328 +2.50% 48
Bristol +5 73 £314 -1.18% 77
Gloucestershire +1 40 £330 +26.92% 32
Wiltshire -6 39 £335 -0.74% 39
Devon -9 20 £300 -20.00% 22
Dorset -11 12 £295 -15.71% 23
Cornwall - 2 £363 - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 418 (71.21%) C#
2 315 (53.66%) ASP.NET
3 249 (42.42%) SQL Server
4 235 (40.03%) SQL
5 233 (39.69%) MVC
6 215 (36.63%) JavaScript
7 197 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
8 190 (32.37%) HTML
9 163 (27.77%) CSS
10 160 (27.26%) Microsoft
11 142 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 134 (22.83%) .NET Framework
13 118 (20.10%) jQuery
14 98 (16.70%) Web Services
15 96 (16.35%) Scrum
16 93 (15.84%) WCF
17 79 (13.46%) Visual Studio
18 78 (13.29%) Security Cleared
19 72 (12.27%) VB.NET
20 70 (11.93%) Oracle
20 70 (11.93%) Unit Testing
21 67 (11.41%) Team Foundation Server
22 60 (10.22%) Java
23 59 (10.05%) TDD
24 58 (9.88%) SC Cleared
25 55 (9.37%) Windows
26 53 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web API
27 52 (8.86%) Entity Framework
28 51 (8.69%) CMS
29 49 (8.35%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 51 (8.69%) CMS
2 36 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.96%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (5.45%) IIS
5 27 (4.60%) Umbraco
6 21 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (2.90%) K2 blackpearl
8 8 (1.36%) Node.js
9 7 (1.19%) Apache
9 7 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.34%) Kentico
11 2 (0.34%) DNN
11 2 (0.34%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) CICS
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) MS Project
3 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) Office 365
4 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.02%) DNS
1 6 (1.02%) Firewall
2 4 (0.68%) VPN
2 4 (0.68%) DHCP
2 4 (0.68%) IPsec
3 3 (0.51%) Intranet
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Extranet
5 1 (0.17%) VLAN
5 1 (0.17%) FCoE
5 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.92%) MySQL
7 21 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.39%) MS Access
10 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.87%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (1.87%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 67 (11.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.07%) NUnit
5 15 (2.56%) MSTest
6 13 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (2.04%) Subversion
8 9 (1.53%) Selenium
8 9 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.53%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.68%) Log4Net
10 3 (0.51%) MorphX
10 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.34%) Toad
12 1 (0.17%) ERwin
General
1 47 (8.01%) Finance
2 45 (7.67%) Retail
3 30 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.75%) Marketing
5 20 (3.41%) Back Office
6 14 (2.39%) Electronics
7 12 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 444 (75.64%) Developer
2 270 (46.00%) .NET Developer
3 70 (11.93%) C# Developer
4 65 (11.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 59 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (7.33%) SQL Developer
7 40 (6.81%) Web Developer
8 36 (6.13%) Architect
9 34 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (5.62%) Analyst
11 32 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 31 (5.28%) Software Developer
13 29 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
14 27 (4.60%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
17 19 (3.24%) .NET Web Developer
18 16 (2.73%) Applications Developer
19 13 (2.21%) Programmer
20 12 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (53.66%) ASP.NET
2 190 (32.37%) HTML
3 163 (27.77%) CSS
4 142 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 134 (22.83%) .NET Framework
6 118 (20.10%) jQuery
7 98 (16.70%) Web Services
8 93 (15.84%) WCF
9 53 (9.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (8.86%) Entity Framework
11 49 (8.35%) XML
12 46 (7.84%) HTML5
12 46 (7.84%) WPF
13 33 (5.62%) AngularJS
14 30 (5.11%) SOAP
15 28 (4.77%) REST
16 27 (4.60%) CSS3
17 23 (3.92%) Ajax
18 21 (3.58%) LINQ
18 21 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 17 (2.90%) GIS
3 15 (2.56%) User Experience
4 12 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.87%) DTV
6 8 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.19%) Smartcard
7 7 (1.19%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.51%) NHS
10 3 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.51%) FMCG
11 2 (0.34%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.34%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.37%) Windows
2 13 (2.21%) Linux
3 9 (1.53%) Windows 8
4 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.02%) UNIX
5 5 (0.85%) Windows CE
6 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.51%) Solaris
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP Embedded
9 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (39.69%) MVC
2 197 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (16.35%) Scrum
4 70 (11.93%) Unit Testing
5 59 (10.05%) TDD
6 42 (7.16%) Software Engineering
7 41 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 40 (6.81%) SOA
9 38 (6.47%) CRM
9 38 (6.47%) BDD
10 35 (5.96%) OO
11 34 (5.79%) UML
12 27 (4.60%) Content Management
12 27 (4.60%) Web Development
12 27 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.09%) Migration
14 22 (3.75%) ITIL
14 22 (3.75%) Workflow
15 21 (3.58%) SDLC
16 19 (3.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 418 (71.21%) C#
2 235 (40.03%) SQL
3 215 (36.63%) JavaScript
4 72 (12.27%) VB.NET
5 60 (10.22%) Java
6 43 (7.33%) VB
7 41 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.26%) C++
9 17 (2.90%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.39%) VB6
10 14 (2.39%) VBA
11 11 (1.87%) C
12 10 (1.70%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.02%) XAML
14 5 (0.85%) VBScript
14 5 (0.85%) Perl
14 5 (0.85%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 58 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.41%) ISEB
4 16 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.53%) Degree
6 5 (0.85%) MCP
7 4 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.34%) MCSD
9 1 (0.17%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.07%) ISO 9000
2 16 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.56%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.02%) vSphere
3 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.68%) XenApp
4 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (2.90%) Puppet
2 6 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) AppManager
4 1 (0.17%) WMI
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 160 (27.26%) Microsoft
2 70 (11.93%) Oracle
3 28 (4.77%) SAP
4 14 (2.39%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.36%) ESRI
6 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.02%) VMware
7 5 (0.85%) IBM
8 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.68%) Citrix
8 4 (0.68%) Wyse
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco
9 3 (0.51%) Telerik
9 3 (0.51%) Ektron
9 3 (0.51%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.51%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.34%) Twitter
10 2 (0.34%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.34%) JD Edwards
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