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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 278 229 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.78% 10.37% 10.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.53% 39.41% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 162 177
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Average hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.85 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £50.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
.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
829 581 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.19% 26.30% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 394 347
Average daily rate £338 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.07 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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
Somerset -3 80 £325 -4.25% 29
Wiltshire -5 55 £300 -4.00% 41
Bristol -9 43 £325 - 52
Gloucestershire -7 36 £305 -16.43% 36
Devon -7 28 £360 +20.00% 20
Dorset +5 21 £350 +7.69% 34
Cornwall - - - - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 387 (66.84%) C#
2 286 (49.40%) ASP.NET
3 263 (45.42%) SQL Server
4 246 (42.49%) SQL
5 162 (27.98%) JavaScript
6 154 (26.60%) HTML
7 143 (24.70%) MVC
8 139 (24.01%) Scrum
9 134 (23.14%) CSS
10 123 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 117 (20.21%) Security Cleared
12 100 (17.27%) .NET Framework
13 98 (16.93%) Unit Testing
13 98 (16.93%) SC Cleared
14 97 (16.75%) Microsoft
15 81 (13.99%) T-SQL
15 81 (13.99%) jQuery
16 79 (13.64%) Finance
17 75 (12.95%) SharePoint
18 74 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
19 68 (11.74%) SQL Server 2008
20 67 (11.57%) Visual Studio
21 64 (11.05%) VB.NET
21 64 (11.05%) TDD
22 61 (10.54%) XML
22 61 (10.54%) HTML5
23 57 (9.84%) Oracle
24 53 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 51 (8.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 48 (8.29%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 75 (12.95%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.22%) IIS
2 36 (6.22%) CMS
3 33 (5.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (3.80%) K2 blackpearl
6 19 (3.28%) Umbraco
7 17 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.73%) Node.js
10 6 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (0.86%) SAS
12 4 (0.69%) Apache
12 4 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.52%) Commerce Server
13 3 (0.52%) Kentico
14 2 (0.35%) Escenic
14 2 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 29 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.38%) MS Project
2 8 (1.38%) MS Office
2 8 (1.38%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) CATIA
4 2 (0.35%) Windchill
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) GIMP
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.52%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.04%) SaaS
3 5 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.25%) Intranet
2 7 (1.21%) Internet
3 5 (0.86%) LDAP
3 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.86%) DNS
4 4 (0.69%) HTTP
5 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) DMZ
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) IPsec
6 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (45.42%) SQL Server
2 68 (11.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.39%) Relational Database
4 36 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (4.84%) MySQL
8 24 (4.15%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (1.73%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.04%) DTS
15 6 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.86%) OLAP
17 4 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 74 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (11.57%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.73%) Subversion
4 9 (1.55%) Selenium
5 7 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.21%) NUnit
6 6 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.69%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.52%) NuGet
8 3 (0.52%) JIRA
8 3 (0.52%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) MSTest
9 2 (0.35%) Moq
9 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 79 (13.64%) Finance
2 48 (8.29%) Back Office
3 27 (4.66%) Marketing
4 25 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.11%) Electronics
5 18 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.73%) Banking
6 10 (1.73%) Retail
7 4 (0.69%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) Games
9 1 (0.17%) Military
9 1 (0.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 409 (70.64%) Developer
2 221 (38.17%) .NET Developer
3 79 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 66 (11.40%) C# Developer
5 47 (8.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (7.25%) Web Developer
7 38 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (6.22%) Analyst
8 36 (6.22%) SharePoint Developer
9 30 (5.18%) Architect
10 22 (3.80%) Programmer
11 21 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.28%) Software Developer
13 16 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.59%) Software Engineer
14 15 (2.59%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.25%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
16 12 (2.07%) .NET Web Developer
16 12 (2.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (49.40%) ASP.NET
2 154 (26.60%) HTML
3 134 (23.14%) CSS
4 123 (21.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 100 (17.27%) .NET Framework
6 81 (13.99%) jQuery
7 61 (10.54%) HTML5
7 61 (10.54%) XML
8 53 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 51 (8.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 47 (8.12%) WCF
11 46 (7.94%) Web Services
12 37 (6.39%) CSS3
13 26 (4.49%) Ajax
13 26 (4.49%) REST
13 26 (4.49%) AngularJS
14 22 (3.80%) SOAP
14 22 (3.80%) JSON
15 19 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (3.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.80%) Mobile App
2 15 (2.59%) DTV
3 10 (1.73%) Open Source
4 8 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (1.38%) Clustering
4 8 (1.38%) GIS
5 7 (1.21%) PMI
5 7 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.04%) Wiki
7 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.69%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.69%) Taxonomies
7 4 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.52%) PKI
8 3 (0.52%) SCADA
8 3 (0.52%) NHS
8 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.52%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.60%) Windows
2 18 (3.11%) Android
3 17 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.25%) Linux
5 11 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.38%) UNIX
7 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (24.70%) MVC
2 139 (24.01%) Scrum
3 98 (16.93%) Unit Testing
4 64 (11.05%) TDD
5 43 (7.43%) SOA
6 39 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (5.70%) Code Coverage
10 31 (5.35%) Automated Testing
11 29 (5.01%) Software Engineering
12 24 (4.15%) Web Development
13 20 (3.45%) Project Management
13 20 (3.45%) BDD
14 18 (3.11%) Workflow
14 18 (3.11%) UML
14 18 (3.11%) OO
15 17 (2.94%) E-Commerce
15 17 (2.94%) Migration
16 16 (2.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 387 (66.84%) C#
2 246 (42.49%) SQL
3 162 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 81 (13.99%) T-SQL
5 64 (11.05%) VB.NET
6 47 (8.12%) Java
7 27 (4.66%) C++
8 20 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.76%) PHP
9 16 (2.76%) VB
10 15 (2.59%) VBA
10 15 (2.59%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.90%) VBScript
12 8 (1.38%) Python
13 7 (1.21%) C
14 6 (1.04%) Perl
14 6 (1.04%) VB6
15 3 (0.52%) VC++
15 3 (0.52%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 117 (20.21%) Security Cleared
2 98 (16.93%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.07%) Degree
5 7 (1.21%) PMP
5 7 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.52%) HNC
6 3 (0.52%) HND
6 3 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) MCSD
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.25%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.52%) HL7
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
5 1 (0.17%) Basel III
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.52%) UAG
3 1 (0.17%) NFS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) MIIS
1 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 97 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.84%) Oracle
3 31 (5.35%) SAP
4 28 (4.84%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.90%) Google
6 7 (1.21%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.04%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.86%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.86%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.69%) Siebel
9 4 (0.69%) Telerik
9 4 (0.69%) Zend
10 3 (0.52%) Remedy
10 3 (0.52%) HP
10 3 (0.52%) Twitter
11 2 (0.35%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.35%) Capita
11 2 (0.35%) Facebook
11 2 (0.35%) Citrix
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 330 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: please quote daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £320 - £400 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago