The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 284 287 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.57% 12.34% 10.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.19% 49.57% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 176 256
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +56.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £31.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
807 579 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.37% 24.89% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 360 510
Average daily rate £325 £320 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 37
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
England

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 78 £338 +8.00% 24
Bristol -7 68 £325 -1.51% 72
Somerset -15 41 £330 +8.19% 32
Dorset +6 40 £488 +69.56% 46
Gloucestershire -9 25 £300 -20.00% 17
Devon -12 25 £400 +23.07% 12
Avon - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 344 (65.15%) C#
2 279 (52.84%) SQL Server
3 246 (46.59%) ASP.NET
4 178 (33.71%) MVC
5 174 (32.95%) SQL
6 155 (29.36%) JavaScript
7 152 (28.79%) Microsoft
8 139 (26.33%) HTML
8 139 (26.33%) CSS
9 114 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 111 (21.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 108 (20.45%) jQuery
12 106 (20.08%) SharePoint
13 83 (15.72%) VB.NET
14 82 (15.53%) Scrum
14 82 (15.53%) .NET Framework
15 80 (15.15%) WCF
16 77 (14.58%) XML
17 73 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 72 (13.64%) Finance
19 68 (12.88%) Web Services
20 66 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
21 64 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
21 64 (12.12%) Visual Studio
22 63 (11.93%) Security Cleared
22 63 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
23 56 (10.61%) SC Cleared
24 54 (10.23%) Oracle
25 50 (9.47%) Web Development
26 49 (9.28%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 106 (20.08%) SharePoint
2 49 (9.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 49 (9.28%) CMS
3 44 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (6.82%) IIS
5 34 (6.44%) BizTalk Server
6 32 (6.06%) Node.js
7 20 (3.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (2.84%) Umbraco
9 11 (2.08%) MS Project Server
9 11 (2.08%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (0.95%) Escenic
12 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.95%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.76%) Kentico
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.57%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 48 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.08%) MS Project
3 8 (1.52%) MS Office
4 3 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.57%) Windchill
4 3 (0.57%) CATIA
5 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Trello
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.57%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.89%) Intranet
2 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.76%) DNS
3 4 (0.76%) Internet
4 3 (0.57%) Network Security
4 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.57%) HTTP
5 2 (0.38%) LDAP
5 2 (0.38%) SAN
5 2 (0.38%) NAS
6 1 (0.19%) SMTP
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (52.84%) SQL Server
2 111 (21.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (7.95%) Relational Database
7 37 (7.01%) RDBMS
8 36 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (6.06%) MongoDB
10 27 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (4.92%) NoSQL
12 23 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (2.65%) MySQL
14 9 (1.70%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.33%) Big Data
16 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.95%) MS Access
17 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
17 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 3 (0.57%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 64 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 63 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.08%) NUnit
5 10 (1.89%) Subversion
6 6 (1.14%) MSTest
6 6 (1.14%) PhoneGap
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.57%) Moq
9 3 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.57%) NuGet
10 2 (0.38%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.38%) JMeter
10 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.38%) PVCS
10 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (13.64%) Finance
2 12 (2.27%) Banking
2 12 (2.27%) Marketing
3 11 (2.08%) Publishing
4 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.70%) Back Office
6 5 (0.95%) Retail
6 5 (0.95%) Local Government
7 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.57%) Legal
8 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 383 (72.54%) Developer
2 153 (28.98%) .NET Developer
3 64 (12.12%) SharePoint Developer
4 55 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 54 (10.23%) Web Developer
6 48 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (8.71%) Architect
8 35 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (6.06%) Analyst
10 28 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (5.30%) Programmer
11 26 (4.92%) Senior Developer
12 25 (4.73%) BizTalk Developer
12 25 (4.73%) SQL Developer
13 24 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.98%) Applications Developer
15 19 (3.60%) Web Applications Developer
16 17 (3.22%) Project Manager
17 16 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
18 15 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (46.59%) ASP.NET
2 139 (26.33%) HTML
2 139 (26.33%) CSS
3 114 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 108 (20.45%) jQuery
5 82 (15.53%) .NET Framework
6 80 (15.15%) WCF
7 77 (14.58%) XML
8 68 (12.88%) Web Services
9 40 (7.58%) HTML5
10 36 (6.82%) XSLT
10 36 (6.82%) Backbone.js
10 36 (6.82%) Ajax
11 35 (6.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 30 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 29 (5.49%) JSF
14 24 (4.55%) JSON
14 24 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 22 (4.17%) REST
16 21 (3.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 25 (4.73%) Mobile App
3 10 (1.89%) iPhone
4 9 (1.70%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.33%) PMI
6 6 (1.14%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.95%) iPad
8 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.76%) Clustering
8 4 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.57%) Open Source
9 3 (0.57%) DTV
10 2 (0.38%) GIS
10 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.38%) NHS
11 1 (0.19%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.19%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.19%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.82%) Windows
2 20 (3.79%) Android
3 16 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.52%) UNIX
5 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.76%) Linux
7 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) zOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (33.71%) MVC
2 82 (15.53%) Scrum
3 66 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (9.47%) Web Development
5 34 (6.44%) TDD
6 27 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 26 (4.92%) SOA
8 24 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 22 (4.17%) OO
10 21 (3.98%) Project Management
11 18 (3.41%) Software Engineering
12 17 (3.22%) Incident Management
13 15 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (2.65%) Workflow
14 14 (2.65%) UML
14 14 (2.65%) ITIL
14 14 (2.65%) PRINCE2
14 14 (2.65%) Content Management
15 11 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 344 (65.15%) C#
2 174 (32.95%) SQL
3 155 (29.36%) JavaScript
4 83 (15.72%) VB.NET
5 42 (7.95%) T-SQL
5 42 (7.95%) Java
6 38 (7.20%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.41%) VB
8 16 (3.03%) PHP
9 10 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.89%) C++
10 9 (1.70%) VBA
11 8 (1.52%) VB6
12 7 (1.33%) VBScript
13 6 (1.14%) XQuery
14 5 (0.95%) Scala
14 5 (0.95%) XPath
14 5 (0.95%) C
14 5 (0.95%) Perl
14 5 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.03%) Degree
4 12 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.33%) PMP
5 7 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.38%) MCAD
7 2 (0.38%) MCSD
7 2 (0.38%) MCTS
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.27%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) WCAG
2 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.19%) Basel III
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) DICOM
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.19%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) OpenView
1 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.23%) Oracle
3 25 (4.73%) Sitecore
4 14 (2.65%) SAP
5 8 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 8 (1.52%) Telerik
6 6 (1.14%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.95%) JBoss
8 4 (0.76%) Remedy
8 4 (0.76%) HP
8 4 (0.76%) Google
9 3 (0.57%) Ektron
9 3 (0.57%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.57%) Talend
10 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.38%) Teradata
10 2 (0.38%) Cognos
10 2 (0.38%) Sun
10 2 (0.38%) Citrix
Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Posted: 7 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 13 days ago