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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 306 206 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.06% 9.61% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.23% 38.50% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 148 157
Average daily rate
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£330 £323 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 23
Average hourly rate £36.00 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.10 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.90 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
822 535 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.03% 24.97% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 366 332
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -2 89 £325 - 19
Wiltshire -5 52 £325 +8.33% 27
Bristol -10 44 £325 +8.33% 59
Devon -2 37 £375 +28.20% 15
Gloucestershire -3 34 £325 -10.95% 24
Dorset +15 26 £350 +9.37% 46
Cornwall - - - - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 406 (66.89%) C#
2 287 (47.28%) SQL Server
2 287 (47.28%) ASP.NET
3 253 (41.68%) SQL
4 167 (27.51%) JavaScript
5 162 (26.69%) HTML
6 159 (26.19%) MVC
7 142 (23.39%) CSS
8 136 (22.41%) Scrum
9 119 (19.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 115 (18.95%) Security Cleared
11 113 (18.62%) Microsoft
12 105 (17.30%) .NET Framework
13 96 (15.82%) SC Cleared
14 91 (14.99%) jQuery
15 89 (14.66%) SharePoint
16 84 (13.84%) Finance
16 84 (13.84%) Unit Testing
17 75 (12.36%) T-SQL
18 73 (12.03%) VB.NET
18 73 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
19 72 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 71 (11.70%) Visual Studio
21 66 (10.87%) HTML5
22 63 (10.38%) TDD
23 62 (10.21%) XML
24 60 (9.88%) Oracle
25 55 (9.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 52 (8.57%) Windows
27 51 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (14.66%) SharePoint
2 43 (7.08%) IIS
2 43 (7.08%) CMS
3 40 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 36 (5.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (3.62%) K2 blackpearl
5 22 (3.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (3.13%) Umbraco
7 18 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.65%) Node.js
9 6 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.82%) SAS
11 4 (0.66%) Apache
11 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.49%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.49%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.81%) MS Project
3 8 (1.32%) MS Office
4 7 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.49%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.49%) CATIA
6 3 (0.49%) Windchill
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 12 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.49%) Summit
5 1 (0.16%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.16%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.16%) Agresso
5 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
2 5 (0.82%) Office 365
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) GitHub
4 2 (0.33%) Trello
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.47%) Intranet
2 7 (1.15%) Internet
3 6 (0.99%) HTTP
3 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.82%) LDAP
4 5 (0.82%) DNS
4 5 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) DMZ
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) IPsec
5 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (47.28%) SQL Server
2 73 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 32 (5.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (4.61%) MySQL
8 26 (4.28%) RDBMS
9 24 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.65%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.48%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (1.48%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.15%) DTS
16 6 (0.99%) OLAP
16 6 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
17 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 72 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.14%) Subversion
4 11 (1.81%) NUnit
5 9 (1.48%) Selenium
6 8 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.99%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.99%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.82%) NuGet
10 4 (0.66%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.66%) MSTest
10 4 (0.66%) Moq
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.49%) JIRA
11 3 (0.49%) PhoneGap
12 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.33%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.33%) FitNesse
General
1 84 (13.84%) Finance
2 44 (7.25%) Back Office
3 26 (4.28%) Marketing
4 22 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.47%) Electronics
5 15 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.81%) Retail
7 10 (1.65%) Banking
8 5 (0.82%) Publishing
9 3 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 419 (69.03%) Developer
2 220 (36.24%) .NET Developer
3 73 (12.03%) SQL Developer
4 72 (11.86%) C# Developer
5 51 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 42 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (6.75%) SharePoint Developer
9 40 (6.59%) Architect
10 38 (6.26%) Analyst
11 28 (4.61%) Programmer
12 27 (4.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.97%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.64%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.64%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.64%) .NET Web Developer
16 14 (2.31%) Software Engineer
16 14 (2.31%) Consultant
17 13 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (47.28%) ASP.NET
2 162 (26.69%) HTML
3 142 (23.39%) CSS
4 119 (19.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 105 (17.30%) .NET Framework
6 91 (14.99%) jQuery
7 66 (10.87%) HTML5
8 62 (10.21%) XML
9 55 (9.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 50 (8.24%) WCF
11 48 (7.91%) Web Services
12 43 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 38 (6.26%) CSS3
14 32 (5.27%) REST
15 27 (4.45%) Ajax
16 25 (4.12%) AngularJS
17 24 (3.95%) JSON
18 23 (3.79%) WPF
19 19 (3.13%) SOAP
20 18 (2.97%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.27%) Mobile App
2 12 (1.98%) DTV
3 9 (1.48%) Open Source
4 8 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (1.32%) iPhone
4 8 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 8 (1.32%) Clustering
5 7 (1.15%) PMI
6 6 (0.99%) Wiki
7 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.82%) GIS
8 4 (0.66%) Taxonomies
8 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.49%) iPad
9 3 (0.49%) SCADA
9 3 (0.49%) PKI
9 3 (0.49%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.57%) Windows
2 22 (3.62%) Android
3 17 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (2.14%) Linux
6 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.32%) UNIX
8 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.49%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (26.19%) MVC
2 136 (22.41%) Scrum
3 84 (13.84%) Unit Testing
4 63 (10.38%) TDD
5 44 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (7.08%) SOA
7 40 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (4.94%) Software Engineering
9 29 (4.78%) Web Development
9 29 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (4.12%) Code Coverage
11 22 (3.62%) Project Management
11 22 (3.62%) Automated Testing
12 20 (3.29%) Content Management
12 20 (3.29%) E-Commerce
12 20 (3.29%) BDD
13 19 (3.13%) UML
14 18 (2.97%) Workflow
15 15 (2.47%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (2.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 406 (66.89%) C#
2 253 (41.68%) SQL
3 167 (27.51%) JavaScript
4 75 (12.36%) T-SQL
5 73 (12.03%) VB.NET
6 46 (7.58%) Java
7 24 (3.95%) C++
8 21 (3.46%) VB
9 20 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.29%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.80%) VBA
11 11 (1.81%) PHP
11 11 (1.81%) VBScript
12 9 (1.48%) Python
13 8 (1.32%) VB6
14 7 (1.15%) Perl
14 7 (1.15%) C
15 3 (0.49%) COBOL
15 3 (0.49%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 115 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 96 (15.82%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.46%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.98%) Degree
5 7 (1.15%) PMP
5 7 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.49%) ISEB
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) HNC
7 2 (0.33%) HND
7 2 (0.33%) MCTS
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.81%) QA
2 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.49%) SLA
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) DICOM
5 1 (0.16%) Basel III
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.49%) UAG
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) MIIS
1 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 113 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.88%) Oracle
3 33 (5.44%) Sitecore
4 29 (4.78%) SAP
5 11 (1.81%) Google
6 9 (1.48%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 6 (0.99%) Telerik
9 5 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.66%) Remedy
10 4 (0.66%) Siebel
11 3 (0.49%) HP
11 3 (0.49%) Ektron
11 3 (0.49%) Twitter
12 2 (0.33%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.33%) Talend
12 2 (0.33%) Capita
12 2 (0.33%) Facebook
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