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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / South West
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 266 307 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.37% 10.44% 8.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.18% 35.86% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 229 180
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.75 £56.53 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +73.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.31 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £111.31 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
646 856 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.19% 29.11% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 637 507
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 17 January 2017.

.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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Bristol +3 85 £375 +7.14% 61
Wiltshire -8 51 £400 +10.34% 21
Somerset 0 48 £325 -18.75% 18
Gloucestershire +2 27 £320 -17.41% 13
Devon +6 25 £300 -7.69% 11
Dorset +2 13 £375 +7.14% 23
Cornwall - 3 £325 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 437 (73.57%) C#
2 294 (49.49%) SQL Server
3 273 (45.96%) ASP.NET
4 245 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (39.90%) JavaScript
6 225 (37.88%) MVC
7 221 (37.21%) HTML
8 193 (32.49%) Microsoft
9 186 (31.31%) CSS
10 162 (27.27%) SQL
11 144 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 143 (24.07%) AngularJS
13 139 (23.40%) Scrum
14 120 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 117 (19.70%) jQuery
16 115 (19.36%) .NET Framework
17 113 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
18 96 (16.16%) TDD
19 93 (15.66%) SharePoint
20 91 (15.32%) Finance
21 88 (14.81%) Visual Studio
21 88 (14.81%) WCF
22 79 (13.30%) Windows
23 72 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
24 68 (11.45%) Web Services
25 66 (11.11%) HTML5
26 64 (10.77%) VB.NET
27 60 (10.10%) Security Cleared
28 59 (9.93%) IIS
29 58 (9.76%) Software Engineering

.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 93 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 59 (9.93%) IIS
3 32 (5.39%) CMS
4 21 (3.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (3.37%) NServiceBus
6 19 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.01%) OpenROAD
11 6 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.51%) Apache
12 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.51%) JBoss
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.51%) SAS
12 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.51%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) HipChat
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 26 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.02%) GitHub
5 9 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.18%) Office 365
7 6 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Boomi
9 1 (0.17%) Google Play
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.37%) Internet
2 9 (1.52%) Firewall
2 9 (1.52%) SAN
3 5 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.67%) Network Security
5 3 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (5.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (5.22%) Oracle Database
6 30 (5.05%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 22 (3.70%) Big Data
7 22 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.70%) MySQL
8 20 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.53%) Ingres
9 15 (2.53%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.68%) MS Access
14 9 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 113 (19.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 88 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 31 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (4.04%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.69%) Selenium
6 16 (2.69%) SpecFlow
7 15 (2.53%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.52%) Subversion
9 7 (1.18%) NUnit
10 6 (1.01%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.01%) JIRA
10 6 (1.01%) Toad
10 6 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.84%) ReSharper
11 5 (0.84%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.84%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 91 (15.32%) Finance
2 36 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.89%) Marketing
4 29 (4.88%) Electronics
5 28 (4.71%) Advertising
5 28 (4.71%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.53%) Banking
7 8 (1.35%) Back Office
8 4 (0.67%) Retail
9 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 446 (75.08%) Developer
2 285 (47.98%) .NET Developer
3 157 (26.43%) C# Developer
4 124 (20.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (13.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (10.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 51 (8.59%) Software Developer
9 49 (8.25%) SQL Developer
10 36 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
10 36 (6.06%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.89%) .NET Software Developer
11 35 (5.89%) Sitecore Developer
12 31 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
13 23 (3.87%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (3.54%) Analyst
14 21 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (3.20%) Tester
16 17 (2.86%) HTML Developer
17 16 (2.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (45.96%) ASP.NET
2 221 (37.21%) HTML
3 186 (31.31%) CSS
4 144 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 143 (24.07%) AngularJS
6 120 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 117 (19.70%) jQuery
8 115 (19.36%) .NET Framework
9 88 (14.81%) WCF
10 68 (11.45%) Web Services
11 66 (11.11%) HTML5
12 52 (8.75%) Entity Framework
12 52 (8.75%) JSON
12 52 (8.75%) WPF
13 50 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 48 (8.08%) REST
15 46 (7.74%) SOAP
16 40 (6.73%) XML
17 34 (5.72%) Ajax
18 30 (5.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.89%) User Experience
2 16 (2.69%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.36%) W3C
4 11 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 10 (1.68%) Blog
5 10 (1.68%) Clustering
5 10 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.51%) iPad
10 3 (0.51%) NHS
11 2 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.34%) Fintech
11 2 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.34%) iPhone
11 2 (0.34%) RIA
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.30%) Windows
2 26 (4.38%) Windows Server
3 19 (3.20%) Unix
4 16 (2.69%) Linux
5 6 (1.01%) Android
5 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (37.88%) MVC
3 139 (23.40%) Scrum
4 96 (16.16%) TDD
5 58 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 56 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 49 (8.25%) BDD
9 48 (8.08%) Kanban
9 48 (8.08%) Web Development
10 47 (7.91%) Automated Testing
11 43 (7.24%) SDLC
12 40 (6.73%) OO
13 37 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (5.89%) E-Commerce
14 35 (5.89%) OOD
15 32 (5.39%) High Availability
16 31 (5.22%) CRM
17 30 (5.05%) Programme Management
18 29 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 437 (73.57%) C#
2 237 (39.90%) JavaScript
3 162 (27.27%) SQL
4 64 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 49 (8.25%) T-SQL
6 40 (6.73%) Java
7 35 (5.89%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.37%) C++
8 20 (3.37%) PHP
9 18 (3.03%) Python
10 15 (2.53%) Scala
11 13 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.19%) Ruby
12 12 (2.02%) ActionScript
12 12 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.85%) VB
14 7 (1.18%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.84%) VB6
15 5 (0.84%) VBA
16 4 (0.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 60 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.68%) Degree
4 10 (1.68%) ISEB
5 6 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.67%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.51%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (0.51%) CISM
7 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.60%) QA
2 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.51%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.52%) Snort
4 3 (0.51%) Docker
4 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.67%) Nessus
4 4 (0.67%) QRadar
5 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 193 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.91%) Oracle
3 38 (6.40%) Sitecore
4 37 (6.23%) SAP
5 20 (3.37%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.02%) Apple
7 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.01%) Twitter
9 5 (0.84%) RedGate
9 5 (0.84%) Sencha
9 5 (0.84%) Sourcefire
10 4 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco
10 4 (0.67%) Citrix
10 4 (0.67%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.67%) ScanSafe
11 3 (0.51%) Remedy
11 3 (0.51%) Teradata
11 3 (0.51%) VMware
12 2 (0.34%) Telerik
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