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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 317 275 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.97% 9.76% 11.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.13% 38.62% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 160 175
Average daily rate
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£359 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
790 712 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.83% 25.27% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 422 406
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 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.25%
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 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 86 £375 +4.16% 29
Bristol -4 63 £361 +3.21% 67
Wiltshire -10 50 £350 +7.69% 29
Gloucestershire +6 49 £385 +23.20% 44
Dorset +2 37 £315 -34.37% 50
Devon -8 15 £313 -3.84% 22
Cornwall 0 1 - - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 403 (69.60%) C#
2 278 (48.01%) ASP.NET
3 257 (44.39%) SQL
4 238 (41.11%) SQL Server
5 191 (32.99%) JavaScript
6 186 (32.12%) Microsoft
7 176 (30.40%) HTML
8 162 (27.98%) MVC
8 162 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (26.08%) CSS
10 123 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (19.17%) .NET Framework
12 104 (17.96%) Visual Studio
13 102 (17.62%) jQuery
14 99 (17.10%) Scrum
15 94 (16.23%) Security Cleared
16 87 (15.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 77 (13.30%) Web Services
18 76 (13.13%) WCF
19 74 (12.78%) Java
20 73 (12.61%) VB.NET
21 70 (12.09%) Unit Testing
22 67 (11.57%) SC Cleared
23 66 (11.40%) Oracle
24 65 (11.23%) HTML5
25 63 (10.88%) XML
26 60 (10.36%) Finance
26 60 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
27 57 (9.84%) TDD
27 57 (9.84%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.56%) CMS
3 34 (5.87%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (5.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (3.63%) Umbraco
7 16 (2.76%) IIS
8 13 (2.25%) Node.js
9 12 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.90%) Lync
10 11 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.73%) K2 blackpearl
12 6 (1.04%) Apache
13 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.69%) SAS
14 3 (0.52%) LiveCycle
14 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.35%) Kentico
15 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.07%) MS Project
3 9 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.69%) MS Office
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.11%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.35%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.21%) Firewall
2 5 (0.86%) IPsec
2 5 (0.86%) DHCP
2 5 (0.86%) VPN
2 5 (0.86%) DNS
3 2 (0.35%) Intranet
3 2 (0.35%) 3G
4 1 (0.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (41.11%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (5.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (5.35%) MySQL
6 29 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.45%) MS Access
10 16 (2.76%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.55%) Couchbase
15 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.86%) DTS
18 4 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 104 (17.96%) Visual Studio
2 87 (15.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.59%) NUnit
6 12 (2.07%) MSTest
7 11 (1.90%) Subversion
8 8 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.86%) Selenium
9 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.69%) Hudson
10 4 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.35%) Toad
12 2 (0.35%) PVCS
12 2 (0.35%) Log4Net
12 2 (0.35%) MorphX
General
1 60 (10.36%) Finance
2 39 (6.74%) Retail
3 24 (4.15%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.15%) Back Office
4 23 (3.97%) Marketing
5 13 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.90%) Banking
7 10 (1.73%) Electronics
8 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.69%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Games
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 415 (71.68%) Developer
2 213 (36.79%) .NET Developer
3 70 (12.09%) C# Developer
4 59 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (9.15%) SQL Developer
6 50 (8.64%) Analyst
6 50 (8.64%) Architect
7 44 (7.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 30 (5.18%) Web Developer
10 29 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (4.66%) Software Developer
12 25 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (3.11%) Applications Developer
14 18 (3.11%) Consultant
14 18 (3.11%) Programmer
15 17 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
16 15 (2.59%) Software Engineer
17 14 (2.42%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (48.01%) ASP.NET
2 176 (30.40%) HTML
3 151 (26.08%) CSS
4 123 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 111 (19.17%) .NET Framework
6 102 (17.62%) jQuery
7 77 (13.30%) Web Services
8 76 (13.13%) WCF
9 65 (11.23%) HTML5
10 63 (10.88%) XML
11 45 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 40 (6.91%) CSS3
13 28 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 28 (4.84%) REST
14 26 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 23 (3.97%) SOAP
16 21 (3.63%) XSLT
17 20 (3.45%) LINQ
18 19 (3.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.11%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.07%) GIS
4 10 (1.73%) Clustering
4 10 (1.73%) Open Source
5 9 (1.55%) Data Integration
5 9 (1.55%) DTV
6 7 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.04%) Smartcard
8 5 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.86%) NHS
8 5 (0.86%) Graphic Design
8 5 (0.86%) User Experience
8 5 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.69%) Replication
10 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.29%) Windows
2 23 (3.97%) Linux
3 13 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.73%) UNIX
5 9 (1.55%) Android
6 7 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP Embedded
10 1 (0.17%) zOS
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (27.98%) MVC
1 162 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (17.10%) Scrum
3 70 (12.09%) Unit Testing
4 57 (9.84%) TDD
5 42 (7.25%) CRM
6 41 (7.08%) E-Commerce
7 36 (6.22%) SOA
7 36 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (5.18%) Migration
9 30 (5.18%) Automated Testing
10 27 (4.66%) UML
11 25 (4.32%) OO
11 25 (4.32%) BDD
12 22 (3.80%) Test Scripting
13 20 (3.45%) Waterfall
13 20 (3.45%) ITIL
13 20 (3.45%) Software Engineering
14 18 (3.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 403 (69.60%) C#
2 257 (44.39%) SQL
3 191 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 74 (12.78%) Java
5 73 (12.61%) VB.NET
6 57 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 41 (7.08%) VB
8 21 (3.63%) C++
9 16 (2.76%) VBA
10 12 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.73%) C
12 9 (1.55%) VB6
13 8 (1.38%) Scala
13 8 (1.38%) PHP
14 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.86%) XAML
16 4 (0.69%) Python
16 4 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.69%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 94 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 67 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.49%) ISEB
4 11 (1.90%) Degree
4 11 (1.90%) VCP4
5 10 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.86%) MCP
8 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.35%) MCSD
9 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) CCNP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.59%) QA
3 14 (2.42%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.52%) SLA
5 3 (0.52%) WCAG
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.21%) vSphere
4 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.86%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (2.42%) Puppet
2 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) AppManager
3 1 (0.17%) WMI
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 186 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.40%) Oracle
3 27 (4.66%) SAP
4 18 (3.11%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.38%) Open Text
6 7 (1.21%) VMware
6 7 (1.21%) Telerik
7 6 (1.04%) Sencha
8 5 (0.86%) Citrix
8 5 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.86%) IBM
8 5 (0.86%) Wyse
9 3 (0.52%) Adobe
9 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.35%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.35%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.35%) Cerner
10 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redruth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago