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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 243 298 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.17% 9.71% 10.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.88% 38.30% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 207 206
Median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £35.63 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £31.75 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £43.25 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.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
739 778 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.84% 25.34% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 519 565
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Wiltshire +14 76 £365 +8.55% 19
Bristol -3 64 £334 +2.69% 49
Somerset -6 27 £350 +6.70% 22
Devon -1 22 £338 +12.50% 10
Gloucestershire -19 14 £325 -7.14% 19
Dorset -10 13 £440 +60.00% 26
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 310 (64.45%) C#
2 235 (48.86%) SQL Server
3 224 (46.57%) MVC
4 195 (40.54%) ASP.NET
5 190 (39.50%) SQL
6 184 (38.25%) JavaScript
7 177 (36.80%) Microsoft
8 165 (34.30%) HTML
9 154 (32.02%) CSS
10 146 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (22.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 92 (19.13%) AngularJS
13 90 (18.71%) jQuery
14 89 (18.50%) .NET Framework
15 73 (15.18%) Web Services
16 68 (14.14%) Scrum
17 65 (13.51%) SharePoint
18 63 (13.10%) Windows
19 60 (12.47%) Visual Studio
20 58 (12.06%) WCF
21 55 (11.43%) Security Cleared
21 55 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
22 50 (10.40%) Entity Framework
23 46 (9.56%) XML
23 46 (9.56%) Finance
23 46 (9.56%) TDD
24 43 (8.94%) IIS
25 42 (8.73%) Web Development
26 41 (8.52%) HTML5
26 41 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server

.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 65 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 43 (8.94%) IIS
3 29 (6.03%) CMS
4 28 (5.82%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (4.37%) Umbraco
6 14 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.62%) Apache
9 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.62%) Kentico
9 3 (0.62%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.42%) SAS
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) Node.js
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.70%) InfoPath
3 8 (1.66%) MS Office
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.08%) Office 365
3 10 (2.08%) SaaS
4 4 (0.83%) GitHub
5 3 (0.62%) IaaS
6 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.66%) HTTP
2 7 (1.46%) Kerberos
2 7 (1.46%) SSL
3 6 (1.25%) Intranet
4 5 (1.04%) Internet
5 3 (0.62%) Firewall
5 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.42%) DNS
6 2 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) Extranet
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (48.86%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 33 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.49%) MySQL
9 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.66%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.04%) SSDT
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.83%) MS Access
13 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (12.47%) Visual Studio
2 41 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.49%) Selenium
4 12 (2.49%) SpecFlow
5 8 (1.66%) NUnit
6 7 (1.46%) Capybara
6 7 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.46%) WATIR
7 5 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.04%) Subversion
7 5 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.62%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.62%) JIRA
8 3 (0.62%) NuGet
8 3 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.42%) MSTest
General
1 46 (9.56%) Finance
2 18 (3.74%) Marketing
3 16 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.91%) Electronics
6 8 (1.66%) Advertising
7 7 (1.46%) Back Office
8 5 (1.04%) Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Military
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 378 (78.59%) Developer
2 222 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 113 (23.49%) C# Developer
4 88 (18.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 75 (15.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (10.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (7.90%) SQL Developer
9 32 (6.65%) Software Developer
10 27 (5.61%) Architect
11 26 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
12 25 (5.20%) Angular Developer
13 24 (4.99%) Agile Developer
14 20 (4.16%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (4.16%) Consultant
15 17 (3.53%) Analyst
16 16 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
16 16 (3.33%) Senior Developer
16 16 (3.33%) Sitecore Developer
17 15 (3.12%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (40.54%) ASP.NET
2 165 (34.30%) HTML
3 154 (32.02%) CSS
4 107 (22.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 92 (19.13%) AngularJS
6 90 (18.71%) jQuery
7 89 (18.50%) .NET Framework
8 73 (15.18%) Web Services
9 58 (12.06%) WCF
10 55 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 50 (10.40%) Entity Framework
12 46 (9.56%) XML
13 41 (8.52%) HTML5
14 31 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (6.03%) REST
16 28 (5.82%) JSON
17 22 (4.57%) CSS3
17 22 (4.57%) SOAP
18 21 (4.37%) KnockoutJS
19 17 (3.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.16%) User Experience
3 14 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.46%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.46%) Data Integration
4 7 (1.46%) iPhone
5 5 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.83%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.83%) NHS
7 3 (0.62%) Blog
7 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.42%) iPad
8 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.42%) W3C
9 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.21%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.10%) Windows
2 17 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.08%) Android
4 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.83%) Linux
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Unix
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (46.57%) MVC
2 146 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.14%) Scrum
4 46 (9.56%) TDD
5 42 (8.73%) Web Development
6 37 (7.69%) OO
7 33 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (6.65%) Software Engineering
9 28 (5.82%) SDLC
10 24 (4.99%) Front End Development
11 23 (4.78%) CRM
12 22 (4.57%) BDD
12 22 (4.57%) Migration
13 21 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.74%) OOD
15 17 (3.53%) SOA
16 16 (3.33%) ETL
16 16 (3.33%) Programme Management
16 16 (3.33%) Workflow
17 15 (3.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 310 (64.45%) C#
2 190 (39.50%) SQL
3 184 (38.25%) JavaScript
4 39 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 33 (6.86%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.44%) Java
7 26 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.37%) VB
9 18 (3.74%) Ruby
10 16 (3.33%) PHP
11 13 (2.70%) C++
12 11 (2.29%) VBScript
13 10 (2.08%) VBA
14 8 (1.66%) VC++
15 7 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.46%) Python
15 7 (1.46%) VB6
16 6 (1.25%) C
16 6 (1.25%) Perl
17 3 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 55 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.95%) Degree
4 16 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.25%) MCAD
6 6 (1.25%) MCITP
6 6 (1.25%) MCSD
6 6 (1.25%) MCTS
7 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.21%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.21%) OSCE
8 1 (0.21%) OSCP
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PMP
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.04%) ISO 14001
1 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
1 5 (1.04%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) Basel II
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) SDET
3 1 (0.21%) SEPA
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.83%) AirWatch
1 4 (0.83%) SCCM
2 3 (0.62%) Ansible
2 3 (0.62%) CloudHub
2 3 (0.62%) Kibana
2 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.42%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 177 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.82%) Oracle
3 22 (4.57%) Sitecore
4 14 (2.91%) SAP
5 9 (1.87%) Nintex
6 7 (1.46%) RedGate
6 7 (1.46%) Twitter
7 5 (1.04%) VMware
8 3 (0.62%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.62%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.62%) Remedy
8 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.62%) Telerik
9 2 (0.42%) ESRI
9 2 (0.42%) InterSystems
9 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.42%) Sencha
10 1 (0.21%) Civica
10 1 (0.21%) Google
10 1 (0.21%) Serena
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