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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 326 374 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.89% 11.30% 8.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.70% 41.79% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 268 194
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
.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
801 895 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.21% 27.03% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 610 502
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 58 12
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% -0.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £28.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 115 £370 +13.84% 59
Devon +16 49 £300 -11.11% 8
Wiltshire 0 43 £334 -1.11% 15
Gloucestershire -4 37 £363 +15.53% 13
Somerset 0 31 £340 -2.85% 35
Dorset -14 12 £375 +10.29% 32
Cornwall - 1 £350 - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for .NET.

1 392 (68.29%) C#
2 270 (47.04%) SQL Server
3 252 (43.90%) ASP.NET
4 243 (42.33%) JavaScript
5 242 (42.16%) MVC
6 238 (41.46%) HTML
7 207 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
8 190 (33.10%) CSS
9 183 (31.88%) SQL
10 182 (31.71%) Microsoft
11 166 (28.92%) AngularJS
12 141 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 131 (22.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 115 (20.03%) jQuery
15 102 (17.77%) .NET Framework
15 102 (17.77%) Scrum
16 95 (16.55%) TDD
16 95 (16.55%) SharePoint
17 94 (16.38%) Visual Studio
18 92 (16.03%) Web Services
19 87 (15.16%) WCF
20 84 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
21 73 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
22 71 (12.37%) HTML5
22 71 (12.37%) Finance
23 70 (12.20%) Windows
24 69 (12.02%) VB.NET
24 69 (12.02%) JSON
25 61 (10.63%) IIS
26 58 (10.10%) Security Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 95 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 61 (10.63%) IIS
3 25 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (3.83%) CMS
6 19 (3.31%) NServiceBus
7 14 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 12 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (1.05%) OpenROAD
11 4 (0.70%) WordPress
12 3 (0.52%) Apache
12 3 (0.52%) Confluence
13 2 (0.35%) JBoss
13 2 (0.35%) Kentico
13 2 (0.35%) Moodle
13 2 (0.35%) nginx
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 40 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.35%) HipChat
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (4.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 73 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.61%) GitHub
4 14 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.92%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.87%) SaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.17%) Google Play
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.26%) Internet
2 12 (2.09%) HTTP
3 11 (1.92%) SSL
4 6 (1.05%) SAN
5 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (47.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 22 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.26%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.26%) MySQL
9 13 (2.26%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.09%) Ingres
11 10 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.39%) MS Access
13 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (16.38%) Visual Studio
2 84 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (8.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 42 (7.32%) TeamCity
5 35 (6.10%) Git (software)
6 17 (2.96%) Subversion
7 13 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.57%) Selenium
9 7 (1.22%) JIRA
9 7 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (1.22%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.87%) JUnit
10 5 (0.87%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.70%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.70%) NuGet
11 4 (0.70%) NUnit
12 3 (0.52%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.52%) WATIR
General
1 71 (12.37%) Finance
2 36 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.05%) Marketing
4 24 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.01%) Electronics
6 12 (2.09%) Advertising
6 12 (2.09%) Banking
7 5 (0.87%) Back Office
8 4 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.70%) Retail
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 447 (77.87%) Developer
2 281 (48.95%) .NET Developer
3 140 (24.39%) C# Developer
4 115 (20.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (16.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 84 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 60 (10.45%) SQL Developer
8 59 (10.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 56 (9.76%) Software Developer
10 39 (6.79%) Sitecore Developer
11 31 (5.40%) .NET Software Developer
11 31 (5.40%) C# Software Developer
12 29 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
13 28 (4.88%) Senior Developer
14 25 (4.36%) Agile Developer
15 22 (3.83%) Analyst
15 22 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
16 21 (3.66%) HTML Developer
17 20 (3.48%) Agile .NET Developer
18 19 (3.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (43.90%) ASP.NET
2 238 (41.46%) HTML
3 190 (33.10%) CSS
4 166 (28.92%) AngularJS
5 141 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 131 (22.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 115 (20.03%) jQuery
8 102 (17.77%) .NET Framework
9 92 (16.03%) Web Services
10 87 (15.16%) WCF
11 71 (12.37%) HTML5
12 69 (12.02%) JSON
13 58 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 57 (9.93%) Entity Framework
15 52 (9.06%) REST
16 47 (8.19%) SOAP
17 46 (8.01%) XML
18 37 (6.45%) WPF
19 32 (5.57%) LINQ
20 24 (4.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.01%) User Experience
2 14 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 12 (2.09%) Digital Media
4 10 (1.74%) Blog
5 9 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.39%) Clustering
7 7 (1.22%) NHS
8 6 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.70%) iPhone
9 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.70%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.70%) Video Editing
10 3 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.52%) iPad
10 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.20%) Windows
2 17 (2.96%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.26%) Linux
3 13 (2.26%) Unix
4 10 (1.74%) Android
5 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (42.16%) MVC
2 207 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (17.77%) Scrum
4 95 (16.55%) TDD
5 49 (8.54%) Web Development
6 46 (8.01%) OO
7 45 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 36 (6.27%) DevOps
10 33 (5.75%) Unit Testing
11 31 (5.40%) BDD
11 31 (5.40%) OOD
12 30 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (5.23%) E-Commerce
12 30 (5.23%) SDLC
13 29 (5.05%) Kanban
14 26 (4.53%) Continuous Deployment
14 26 (4.53%) Programme Management
15 25 (4.36%) Automated Testing
16 24 (4.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 392 (68.29%) C#
2 243 (42.33%) JavaScript
3 183 (31.88%) SQL
4 69 (12.02%) VB.NET
5 43 (7.49%) Java
6 37 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 31 (5.40%) PowerShell
8 25 (4.36%) C++
9 21 (3.66%) Ruby
9 21 (3.66%) VB
10 20 (3.48%) PHP
11 13 (2.26%) VBA
12 11 (1.92%) Scala
13 8 (1.39%) Python
14 7 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.22%) VB6
15 5 (0.87%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.70%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.96%) Degree
4 6 (1.05%) BC Cleared
4 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.23%) QA
2 8 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.52%) Docker
2 3 (0.52%) Snort
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.52%) Nessus
3 3 (0.52%) QRadar
4 2 (0.35%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 182 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.97%) Oracle
2 40 (6.97%) Sitecore
3 31 (5.40%) SAP
4 11 (1.92%) Twitter
5 9 (1.57%) RedGate
6 8 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.22%) Remedy
7 7 (1.22%) Sencha
8 6 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.70%) ESRI
10 3 (0.52%) Adobe
10 3 (0.52%) BT
10 3 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco
10 3 (0.52%) Citrix
10 3 (0.52%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.52%) ScanSafe
10 3 (0.52%) Telerik
11 2 (0.35%) Nintex
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