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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 364 270 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 8.54% 10.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.94% 32.18% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 181 161
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £20.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
868 839 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.95% 26.53% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 548 397
Average daily rate £369 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 2015.

.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 August 2015.

.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 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +18 118 £350 +7.69% 54
Wiltshire +3 60 £330 +1.53% 38
Somerset 0 55 £375 +13.63% 26
Gloucestershire +3 44 £325 +8.33% 29
Dorset +8 31 £325 - 49
Devon -8 19 £300 -17.24% 15
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 451 (69.17%) C#
2 300 (46.01%) ASP.NET
3 287 (44.02%) SQL Server
4 263 (40.34%) SQL
5 248 (38.04%) MVC
6 238 (36.50%) JavaScript
7 213 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
8 187 (28.68%) HTML
9 159 (24.39%) .NET Framework
10 157 (24.08%) Microsoft
11 148 (22.70%) CSS
12 114 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 107 (16.41%) Web Services
14 98 (15.03%) Scrum
15 95 (14.57%) Windows
16 91 (13.96%) jQuery
17 85 (13.04%) Unit Testing
17 85 (13.04%) Finance
18 81 (12.42%) WCF
19 75 (11.50%) VB.NET
20 74 (11.35%) Oracle
21 71 (10.89%) TDD
22 69 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
23 60 (9.20%) Entity Framework
24 59 (9.05%) AngularJS
24 59 (9.05%) Web Development
25 58 (8.90%) Visual Studio
26 55 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
27 54 (8.28%) IIS
27 54 (8.28%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 54 (8.28%) IIS
2 53 (8.13%) CMS
3 40 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
3 40 (6.13%) SharePoint
4 39 (5.98%) Umbraco
5 16 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.53%) Node.js
6 10 (1.53%) SAS
6 10 (1.53%) Apache
7 8 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
8 7 (1.07%) JBoss
9 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.77%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.61%) Kentico
12 2 (0.31%) DNN
12 2 (0.31%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.84%) MS Office
3 5 (0.77%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) BPCS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.46%) SaaS
3 3 (0.46%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.45%) Internet
2 6 (0.92%) Firewall
2 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.77%) DNS
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) Skype
5 2 (0.31%) HTTP
5 2 (0.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.15%) LAN
6 1 (0.15%) WAN
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
6 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) NAS
6 1 (0.15%) FCoE
6 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (44.02%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (2.15%) MySQL
9 14 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.38%) BusinessObjects XI
13 9 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (0.92%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.77%) SQLite
15 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 69 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (8.90%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.15%) SpecFlow
6 10 (1.53%) NUnit
6 10 (1.53%) Selenium
7 5 (0.77%) Subversion
7 5 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (0.77%) Robotium
7 5 (0.77%) Mechanoid
7 5 (0.77%) Robolectric
8 4 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.61%) JIRA
9 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.46%) MSTest
9 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.31%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.31%) Log4Net
General
1 85 (13.04%) Finance
2 36 (5.52%) Retail
3 31 (4.75%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.37%) Back Office
6 18 (2.76%) Electronics
7 17 (2.61%) Marketing
8 15 (2.30%) Banking
9 3 (0.46%) Military
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.31%) Law
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 467 (71.63%) Developer
2 245 (37.58%) .NET Developer
3 76 (11.66%) C# Developer
4 55 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (8.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (7.21%) SQL Developer
7 37 (5.67%) Architect
8 34 (5.21%) Analyst
9 33 (5.06%) Web Developer
10 29 (4.45%) Software Developer
11 28 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (3.99%) Software Engineer
13 25 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (3.37%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.22%) Consultant
16 19 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 18 (2.76%) Applications Support
18 17 (2.61%) AWS Developer
19 16 (2.45%) Front-End Developer
20 15 (2.30%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (46.01%) ASP.NET
2 187 (28.68%) HTML
3 159 (24.39%) .NET Framework
4 148 (22.70%) CSS
5 114 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 107 (16.41%) Web Services
7 91 (13.96%) jQuery
8 81 (12.42%) WCF
9 60 (9.20%) Entity Framework
10 59 (9.05%) AngularJS
11 55 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
12 53 (8.13%) WPF
12 53 (8.13%) XML
13 40 (6.13%) SOAP
14 34 (5.21%) HTML5
15 23 (3.53%) CSS3
16 20 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
18 17 (2.61%) REST
18 17 (2.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.29%) User Experience
2 23 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.15%) DTV
4 14 (2.15%) GIS
5 12 (1.84%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (1.07%) AS400
9 6 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.92%) NHS
9 6 (0.92%) iSeries
9 6 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.61%) iPad
11 4 (0.61%) iPhone
11 4 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.61%) Economics
12 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 95 (14.57%) Windows
2 23 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.37%) Linux
4 20 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (2.45%) UNIX
5 16 (2.45%) Android
6 11 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.53%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.38%) Windows Phone 7
9 8 (1.23%) Windows CE
10 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.77%) Solaris
12 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (38.04%) MVC
2 213 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (15.03%) Scrum
4 85 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 71 (10.89%) TDD
6 59 (9.05%) Web Development
7 54 (8.28%) Software Engineering
8 42 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (6.29%) BDD
10 40 (6.13%) E-Commerce
11 38 (5.83%) SOA
12 37 (5.67%) ITIL
13 36 (5.52%) OO
14 35 (5.37%) UML
15 27 (4.14%) Content Management
16 26 (3.99%) CRM
16 26 (3.99%) SDLC
17 24 (3.68%) Migration
18 22 (3.37%) OOD
19 21 (3.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 451 (69.17%) C#
2 263 (40.34%) SQL
3 238 (36.50%) JavaScript
4 75 (11.50%) VB.NET
5 50 (7.67%) T-SQL
6 48 (7.36%) Java
7 45 (6.90%) VB
8 44 (6.75%) C++
9 29 (4.45%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.91%) VB6
11 16 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.99%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.84%) C
15 11 (1.69%) Perl
15 11 (1.69%) VBScript
15 11 (1.69%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.07%) PHP
17 6 (0.92%) RPG
17 6 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.83%) ISEB
4 16 (2.45%) Degree
5 11 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.61%) HNC
8 4 (0.61%) HND
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.53%) QA
2 13 (1.99%) ISO 9000
2 13 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) SLA
4 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.46%) Basel II
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.15%) BS25999
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.07%) vSphere
3 5 (0.77%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.46%) XenApp
5 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.15%) Snort
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.15%) SRDF
6 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Nagios
3 1 (0.15%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 157 (24.08%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.35%) Oracle
3 29 (4.45%) SAP
4 19 (2.91%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.53%) ESRI
6 8 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.23%) OpenText
6 8 (1.23%) VMware
6 8 (1.23%) IBM
7 7 (1.07%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.92%) Ektron
8 6 (0.92%) Teradata
8 6 (0.92%) Infor
8 6 (0.92%) Apple
9 5 (0.77%) Lotus
9 5 (0.77%) Symantec
9 5 (0.77%) Google
9 5 (0.77%) BEA
10 4 (0.61%) Citrix
10 4 (0.61%) MAPICS
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