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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 316 360 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.93% 10.98% 8.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.44% 41.47% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 270 181
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 5
Median hourly rate £31.64 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% -1.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.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
844 868 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.20% 26.46% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 597 528
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 £285 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 68 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.28 £30.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

.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 30 August 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
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 30 August 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 -2 117 £375 +7.14% 44
Wiltshire -6 40 £325 -2.98% 11
Devon +19 39 £275 -8.33% 11
Gloucestershire +3 39 £363 +10.68% 8
Somerset -1 31 £375 - 21
Dorset -19 9 £381 +17.30% 35
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 369 (66.13%) C#
2 262 (46.95%) SQL Server
3 234 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 234 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 229 (41.04%) MVC
5 222 (39.78%) HTML
6 196 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (32.97%) SQL
7 184 (32.97%) CSS
7 184 (32.97%) Microsoft
8 156 (27.96%) AngularJS
9 125 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 120 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 107 (19.18%) jQuery
12 101 (18.10%) SharePoint
13 94 (16.85%) TDD
14 93 (16.67%) Scrum
15 91 (16.31%) .NET Framework
16 88 (15.77%) Visual Studio
17 81 (14.52%) Web Services
18 77 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 76 (13.62%) WCF
20 71 (12.72%) Windows
21 68 (12.19%) Team Foundation Server
22 64 (11.47%) IIS
22 64 (11.47%) Finance
23 62 (11.11%) HTML5
24 60 (10.75%) VB.NET
25 57 (10.22%) JSON
26 56 (10.04%) 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
1 101 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 64 (11.47%) IIS
3 30 (5.38%) CMS
4 28 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (5.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (3.94%) Umbraco
6 16 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (2.51%) NServiceBus
9 6 (1.08%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (0.90%) OpenROAD
11 3 (0.54%) Apache
11 3 (0.54%) Confluence
11 3 (0.54%) WordPress
12 2 (0.36%) JBoss
12 2 (0.36%) Kentico
12 2 (0.36%) Moodle
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 45 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.69%) MS Office
3 10 (1.79%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.36%) HipChat
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.58%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (3.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 77 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.51%) GitHub
4 11 (1.97%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.61%) Office 365
6 5 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Play
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.51%) HTTP
2 12 (2.15%) Internet
3 11 (1.97%) SSL
4 7 (1.25%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.72%) Intranet
5 4 (0.72%) SAN
5 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.54%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (46.95%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 22 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 14 (2.51%) MySQL
7 14 (2.51%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.97%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.61%) Ingres
13 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.08%) MS Access
15 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (15.77%) Visual Studio
2 68 (12.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (8.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 41 (7.35%) TeamCity
5 29 (5.20%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.69%) Subversion
7 10 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.61%) Selenium
8 9 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.08%) JIRA
11 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.90%) JUnit
11 5 (0.90%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.90%) NUnit
12 4 (0.72%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.72%) WATIR
13 3 (0.54%) Bower
13 3 (0.54%) Grunt
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 64 (11.47%) Finance
2 31 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.66%) Marketing
4 21 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.58%) Electronics
6 10 (1.79%) Banking
7 7 (1.25%) Advertising
8 4 (0.72%) Back Office
8 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 429 (76.88%) Developer
2 260 (46.59%) .NET Developer
3 120 (21.51%) C# Developer
4 103 (18.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 84 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 82 (14.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 53 (9.50%) SQL Developer
9 47 (8.42%) Software Developer
10 42 (7.53%) Sitecore Developer
11 36 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
12 27 (4.84%) Senior Developer
13 26 (4.66%) .NET Software Developer
13 26 (4.66%) Agile Developer
13 26 (4.66%) Consultant
14 25 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
15 20 (3.58%) Agile .NET Developer
15 20 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (3.41%) Analyst
17 18 (3.23%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (41.94%) ASP.NET
2 222 (39.78%) HTML
3 184 (32.97%) CSS
4 156 (27.96%) AngularJS
5 125 (22.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 120 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 107 (19.18%) jQuery
8 91 (16.31%) .NET Framework
9 81 (14.52%) Web Services
10 76 (13.62%) WCF
11 62 (11.11%) HTML5
12 57 (10.22%) JSON
13 49 (8.78%) Entity Framework
14 47 (8.42%) XML
15 45 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (7.53%) REST
17 37 (6.63%) SOAP
18 26 (4.66%) LINQ
19 25 (4.48%) WPF
20 22 (3.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.30%) User Experience
2 19 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.51%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.33%) Blog
5 10 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 10 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.08%) Clustering
7 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.08%) NHS
8 5 (0.90%) iPhone
9 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.72%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.72%) Video Editing
9 4 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.72%) Windows
2 23 (4.12%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.97%) Linux
4 10 (1.79%) Android
4 10 (1.79%) Unix
5 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (41.04%) MVC
2 196 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (16.85%) TDD
4 93 (16.67%) Scrum
5 51 (9.14%) Web Development
6 40 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (6.99%) OO
8 36 (6.45%) BDD
8 36 (6.45%) DevOps
8 36 (6.45%) SDLC
9 34 (6.09%) Software Engineering
10 32 (5.73%) E-Commerce
11 29 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.84%) Unit Testing
13 26 (4.66%) Front End Development
13 26 (4.66%) OOD
14 24 (4.30%) Continuous Deployment
14 24 (4.30%) CRM
14 24 (4.30%) Kanban
15 23 (4.12%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 369 (66.13%) C#
2 234 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 184 (32.97%) SQL
4 60 (10.75%) VB.NET
5 42 (7.53%) PowerShell
6 41 (7.35%) Java
7 30 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 23 (4.12%) Ruby
9 21 (3.76%) VB
10 19 (3.41%) C++
11 18 (3.23%) PHP
12 11 (1.97%) Scala
12 11 (1.97%) VBA
13 7 (1.25%) Python
13 7 (1.25%) VBScript
14 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.08%) VB6
15 5 (0.90%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.33%) Degree
4 9 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.25%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.54%) MCAD
7 3 (0.54%) MCITP
7 3 (0.54%) MCSD
7 3 (0.54%) MCTS
8 1 (0.18%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.66%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) SDET
4 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.54%) Snort
4 2 (0.36%) Docker
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.54%) Nessus
3 3 (0.54%) QRadar
4 2 (0.36%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) CloudHub
4 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 184 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.06%) Sitecore
3 33 (5.91%) Oracle
4 25 (4.48%) SAP
5 9 (1.61%) Nintex
6 8 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.43%) Twitter
7 7 (1.25%) RedGate
8 6 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.90%) Remedy
9 5 (0.90%) Sencha
10 4 (0.72%) ESRI
11 3 (0.54%) BT
11 3 (0.54%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.54%) Cisco
11 3 (0.54%) Citrix
11 3 (0.54%) Intel Security
11 3 (0.54%) ScanSafe
11 3 (0.54%) Telerik
12 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
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