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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 248 312 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.22% 9.88% 10.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.85% 37.96% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 235 200
Median daily rate £339 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £35.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
804 822 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 26.02% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 568 553
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 20
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +9 71 £325 - 14
Bristol -11 62 £338 -6.89% 68
Somerset -3 30 £375 +10.29% 15
Devon +7 25 £325 +8.33% 5
Gloucestershire -15 22 £325 -1.51% 9
Dorset -13 6 £385 +30.50% 25
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 306 (65.67%) C#
2 220 (47.21%) MVC
3 213 (45.71%) SQL Server
4 203 (43.56%) ASP.NET
5 194 (41.63%) JavaScript
6 182 (39.06%) HTML
7 168 (36.05%) SQL
8 167 (35.84%) Microsoft
9 163 (34.98%) CSS
10 138 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
11 114 (24.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 114 (24.46%) AngularJS
12 98 (21.03%) jQuery
13 85 (18.24%) .NET Framework
14 76 (16.31%) SharePoint
15 72 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 64 (13.73%) Web Services
16 64 (13.73%) Visual Studio
17 60 (12.88%) Scrum
18 59 (12.66%) WCF
19 53 (11.37%) TDD
20 52 (11.16%) Finance
21 51 (10.94%) Entity Framework
22 47 (10.09%) Windows
23 43 (9.23%) IIS
23 43 (9.23%) VB.NET
23 43 (9.23%) Security Cleared
24 42 (9.01%) JSON
24 42 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
24 42 (9.01%) XML

.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 76 (16.31%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.23%) IIS
3 27 (5.79%) CMS
4 25 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (4.29%) Umbraco
6 17 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (3.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.29%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.43%) SAS
13 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.21%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.58%) InfoPath
3 11 (2.36%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.72%) 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 41 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.15%) Office 365
4 7 (1.50%) SaaS
5 5 (1.07%) GitHub
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.58%) HTTP
2 10 (2.15%) SSL
3 7 (1.50%) Internet
3 7 (1.50%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.07%) Intranet
5 3 (0.64%) Firewall
5 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) Extranet
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.22%) MySQL
8 12 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.36%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.50%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.29%) MS Access
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.07%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 64 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.43%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.79%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.15%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.93%) Subversion
7 8 (1.72%) Selenium
8 7 (1.50%) Capybara
8 7 (1.50%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.50%) NUnit
8 7 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.50%) WATIR
9 3 (0.64%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.64%) JIRA
9 3 (0.64%) NuGet
9 3 (0.64%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (11.16%) Finance
2 22 (4.72%) Marketing
3 21 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.86%) Electronics
6 5 (1.07%) Advertising
6 5 (1.07%) Back Office
6 5 (1.07%) Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Local Government
7 2 (0.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 370 (79.40%) Developer
2 222 (47.64%) .NET Developer
3 105 (22.53%) C# Developer
4 86 (18.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 80 (17.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 52 (11.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (8.15%) Software Developer
9 37 (7.94%) SQL Developer
10 28 (6.01%) SharePoint Developer
11 27 (5.79%) Angular Developer
11 27 (5.79%) Architect
12 25 (5.36%) .NET Software Developer
12 25 (5.36%) Agile Developer
12 25 (5.36%) Sitecore Developer
13 23 (4.94%) Consultant
14 20 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
15 19 (4.08%) Analyst
15 19 (4.08%) HTML Developer
16 17 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (43.56%) ASP.NET
2 182 (39.06%) HTML
3 163 (34.98%) CSS
4 114 (24.46%) AngularJS
4 114 (24.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 98 (21.03%) jQuery
6 85 (18.24%) .NET Framework
7 72 (15.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (13.73%) Web Services
9 59 (12.66%) WCF
10 51 (10.94%) Entity Framework
11 42 (9.01%) JSON
11 42 (9.01%) XML
12 40 (8.58%) HTML5
13 39 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (6.44%) REST
15 26 (5.58%) SOAP
16 20 (4.29%) LINQ
16 20 (4.29%) RESTful
17 17 (3.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.86%) User Experience
2 17 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.50%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.50%) iPhone
5 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
5 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.86%) NHS
6 3 (0.64%) Blog
6 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.64%) W3C
7 2 (0.43%) iPad
7 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.21%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.21%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.09%) Windows
2 11 (2.36%) Android
3 10 (2.15%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.86%) Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Unix
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (47.21%) MVC
2 138 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (12.88%) Scrum
4 53 (11.37%) TDD
5 39 (8.37%) OO
5 39 (8.37%) Web Development
6 32 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (6.44%) SDLC
7 30 (6.44%) Software Engineering
8 26 (5.58%) Front End Development
9 25 (5.36%) CRM
10 22 (4.72%) BDD
10 22 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (4.72%) OOD
11 20 (4.29%) Programme Management
12 19 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 18 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (3.86%) Migration
14 16 (3.43%) Workflow
15 14 (3.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 306 (65.67%) C#
2 194 (41.63%) JavaScript
3 168 (36.05%) SQL
4 43 (9.23%) VB.NET
5 35 (7.51%) Java
6 29 (6.22%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.51%) PHP
8 21 (4.51%) VB
9 19 (4.08%) Ruby
10 12 (2.58%) VBA
11 10 (2.15%) C++
12 9 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.72%) VBScript
14 7 (1.50%) Python
15 6 (1.29%) Perl
15 6 (1.29%) VB6
16 5 (1.07%) C
17 4 (0.86%) VC++
18 3 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 43 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.00%) Degree
4 12 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.50%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.07%) MCAD
7 5 (1.07%) MCITP
7 5 (1.07%) MCSD
7 5 (1.07%) MCTS
8 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.21%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.21%) OSCE
9 1 (0.21%) OSCP
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) SANS
9 1 (0.21%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.29%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Basel II
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) SDET
4 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.64%) Ansible
2 3 (0.64%) CloudHub
2 3 (0.64%) Kibana
2 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 167 (35.84%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.51%) Oracle
3 30 (6.44%) Sitecore
4 19 (4.08%) SAP
5 9 (1.93%) Nintex
6 8 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.72%) Twitter
7 7 (1.50%) RedGate
8 6 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.07%) Remedy
10 4 (0.86%) ESRI
11 3 (0.64%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.64%) Sencha
11 3 (0.64%) VMware
12 2 (0.43%) Apple
12 2 (0.43%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.43%) InterSystems
13 1 (0.21%) Autodesk
13 1 (0.21%) HP
13 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
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