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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / South West
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 266 230 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.91% 7.79% 9.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.86% 29.30% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 173 211
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £39.25 £125.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.60% +290.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
763 785 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.44% 26.60% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 555 518
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

.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 20 February 2017.

.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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +5 83 £355 +1.42% 65
Wiltshire -1 56 £413 +17.85% 19
Somerset +8 51 £331 -17.18% 11
Devon +9 30 £300 -7.69% 10
Gloucestershire +4 24 £335 -16.25% 12
Dorset 0 11 £375 +3.44% 24
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 420 (73.43%) C#
2 277 (48.43%) ASP.NET
3 252 (44.06%) SQL Server
4 236 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (40.03%) JavaScript
6 223 (38.99%) MVC
7 210 (36.71%) HTML
8 185 (32.34%) Microsoft
9 180 (31.47%) CSS
10 149 (26.05%) SQL
11 138 (24.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 132 (23.08%) Scrum
13 127 (22.20%) AngularJS
14 114 (19.93%) .NET Framework
15 113 (19.76%) jQuery
15 113 (19.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 104 (18.18%) Finance
17 97 (16.96%) Visual Studio
18 95 (16.61%) ASP.NET Web API
19 87 (15.21%) WCF
20 81 (14.16%) SharePoint
21 78 (13.64%) TDD
22 76 (13.29%) Windows
23 72 (12.59%) HTML5
24 69 (12.06%) Web Services
25 61 (10.66%) Security Cleared
25 61 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 58 (10.14%) IIS
26 58 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
27 56 (9.79%) VB.NET

.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 81 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 58 (10.14%) IIS
3 34 (5.94%) CMS
4 23 (4.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 21 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.27%) NServiceBus
8 9 (1.57%) Apache
8 9 (1.57%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.40%) JBoss
10 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.05%) Jetty
11 6 (1.05%) Mongrel
11 6 (1.05%) nginx
11 6 (1.05%) OpenROAD
12 5 (0.87%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (6.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (5.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.40%) Office 365
5 6 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.87%) GitHub
6 5 (0.87%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.52%) SaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) Boomi
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Google Play
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.02%) Internet
2 10 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.57%) SAN
4 8 (1.40%) Firewall
5 7 (1.22%) HTTP
6 6 (1.05%) SSL
7 5 (0.87%) DHCP
7 5 (0.87%) DNS
7 5 (0.87%) FTP
7 5 (0.87%) Intranet
7 5 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.87%) IPsec
8 4 (0.70%) Network Security
9 3 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.17%) LAN
10 1 (0.17%) Skype
10 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (44.06%) SQL Server
2 51 (8.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 28 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.37%) MySQL
7 22 (3.85%) Big Data
8 20 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.62%) Ingres
11 14 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (2.45%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.45%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.75%) MS Access
13 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (1.40%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 113 (19.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 97 (16.96%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.24%) Cucumber
5 29 (5.07%) Selenium
6 28 (4.90%) SpecFlow
7 18 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (1.92%) Subversion
9 10 (1.75%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.40%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.40%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.22%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (1.05%) Toad
13 6 (1.05%) Travis CI
14 5 (0.87%) JIRA
14 5 (0.87%) NUnit
14 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 104 (18.18%) Finance
2 37 (6.47%) Marketing
3 36 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 33 (5.77%) Electronics
5 32 (5.59%) Manufacturing
6 30 (5.24%) Advertising
7 12 (2.10%) Banking
8 7 (1.22%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Billing
9 3 (0.52%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 426 (74.48%) Developer
2 262 (45.80%) .NET Developer
3 139 (24.30%) C# Developer
4 107 (18.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 58 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 51 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 50 (8.74%) Software Developer
9 37 (6.47%) SQL Developer
10 35 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
11 34 (5.94%) .NET Software Developer
12 33 (5.77%) Senior Developer
12 33 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
13 25 (4.37%) Sitecore Developer
14 24 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (3.67%) Tester
16 20 (3.50%) Analyst
17 19 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 18 (3.15%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (48.43%) ASP.NET
2 210 (36.71%) HTML
3 180 (31.47%) CSS
4 138 (24.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 127 (22.20%) AngularJS
6 114 (19.93%) .NET Framework
7 113 (19.76%) jQuery
8 95 (16.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 87 (15.21%) WCF
10 72 (12.59%) HTML5
11 69 (12.06%) Web Services
12 61 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 54 (9.44%) WPF
14 51 (8.92%) Entity Framework
15 48 (8.39%) JSON
16 45 (7.87%) SOAP
17 44 (7.69%) REST
18 39 (6.82%) XML
19 38 (6.64%) Ajax
20 29 (5.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.59%) User Experience
2 17 (2.97%) W3C
3 15 (2.62%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.57%) Clustering
5 9 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.52%) Blog
8 3 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.52%) iPad
8 3 (0.52%) NHS
8 3 (0.52%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.35%) Fintech
9 2 (0.35%) RIA
9 2 (0.35%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.29%) Windows
2 24 (4.20%) Linux
3 22 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.80%) Unix
5 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.87%) Android
7 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (38.99%) MVC
3 132 (23.08%) Scrum
4 78 (13.64%) TDD
5 58 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (9.62%) BDD
7 53 (9.27%) Software Engineering
8 51 (8.92%) Web Development
9 47 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (8.22%) Unit Testing
10 46 (8.04%) SDLC
11 41 (7.17%) Automated Testing
11 41 (7.17%) CRM
12 37 (6.47%) OO
13 32 (5.59%) Digital Marketing
13 32 (5.59%) Kanban
13 32 (5.59%) OOD
13 32 (5.59%) Programme Management
14 30 (5.24%) Content Management
15 29 (5.07%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 420 (73.43%) C#
2 229 (40.03%) JavaScript
3 149 (26.05%) SQL
4 56 (9.79%) VB.NET
5 45 (7.87%) Java
6 43 (7.52%) T-SQL
7 31 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.67%) Python
9 18 (3.15%) C++
10 16 (2.80%) PHP
11 14 (2.45%) ActionScript
11 14 (2.45%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.75%) Ruby
14 8 (1.40%) Scala
14 8 (1.40%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.40%) VB
15 5 (0.87%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.87%) VBA
16 4 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 50 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.75%) ISEB
5 9 (1.57%) Degree
6 7 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.52%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (0.52%) CISM
7 3 (0.52%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.04%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.35%) Basel II
4 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.40%) Snort
5 6 (1.05%) Docker
6 5 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.05%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Nessus
4 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.52%) QRadar
5 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 185 (32.34%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.22%) Oracle
3 41 (7.17%) SAP
4 28 (4.90%) Sitecore
5 19 (3.32%) Xamarin
6 15 (2.62%) Apple
7 12 (2.10%) Sencha
8 11 (1.92%) VMware
9 8 (1.40%) Google
9 8 (1.40%) IBM
9 8 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.87%) Sourcefire
10 5 (0.87%) Twitter
11 4 (0.70%) RedGate
12 3 (0.52%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco
12 3 (0.52%) Citrix
12 3 (0.52%) Intel Security
12 3 (0.52%) Remedy
12 3 (0.52%) Teradata
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