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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 288 371 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.63% 11.63% 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.48% 39.30% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 275 189
Median daily rate £350 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £34.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £48.92 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
678 944 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.02% 29.58% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 687 516
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 26
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £37.50 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Bristol +4 87 £365 -2.66% 57
Wiltshire -9 57 £343 +3.78% 8
Devon +8 37 £319 -1.92% 4
Somerset -5 37 £325 -13.33% 26
Gloucestershire +1 34 £350 -4.76% 11
Dorset -9 10 £350 -8.55% 38
Cornwall - 6 £300 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 419 (68.24%) C#
2 295 (48.05%) SQL Server
3 271 (44.14%) ASP.NET
4 248 (40.39%) JavaScript
5 247 (40.23%) HTML
6 244 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (36.64%) MVC
8 202 (32.90%) Microsoft
9 195 (31.76%) CSS
10 183 (29.80%) SQL
11 168 (27.36%) AngularJS
12 139 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 130 (21.17%) Scrum
14 125 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 124 (20.20%) jQuery
16 106 (17.26%) SharePoint
17 105 (17.10%) .NET Framework
18 101 (16.45%) TDD
19 97 (15.80%) Team Foundation Server
20 91 (14.82%) WCF
21 89 (14.50%) Visual Studio
22 85 (13.84%) Finance
23 84 (13.68%) HTML5
24 83 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
25 79 (12.87%) Web Services
26 76 (12.38%) Windows
27 66 (10.75%) JSON
28 63 (10.26%) VB.NET
29 62 (10.10%) Security Cleared
30 59 (9.61%) IIS

.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
1 106 (17.26%) SharePoint
2 59 (9.61%) IIS
3 27 (4.40%) CMS
4 23 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.61%) NServiceBus
7 15 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.63%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.98%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (0.98%) OpenROAD
11 4 (0.65%) JBoss
11 4 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.65%) WordPress
12 3 (0.49%) Apache
12 3 (0.49%) Confluence
12 3 (0.49%) Kentico
12 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.33%) HipChat
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.44%) GitHub
4 10 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (0.98%) Office 365
6 4 (0.65%) SaaS
7 2 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.44%) Internet
2 9 (1.47%) Firewall
2 9 (1.47%) SAN
3 6 (0.98%) HTTP
4 5 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.49%) Network Security
6 3 (0.49%) SSL
7 2 (0.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 31 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (4.89%) Oracle Database
5 27 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 24 (3.91%) Hadoop
9 20 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (3.09%) MySQL
11 17 (2.77%) Big Data
11 17 (2.77%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.44%) Ingres
13 14 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (1.47%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.30%) MS Access
18 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 97 (15.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 89 (14.50%) Visual Studio
3 44 (7.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 38 (6.19%) Git (software)
5 36 (5.86%) TeamCity
6 18 (2.93%) Subversion
7 14 (2.28%) Selenium
8 13 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.30%) NUnit
12 7 (1.14%) JIRA
13 6 (0.98%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.98%) Toad
14 5 (0.81%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.81%) JUnit
14 5 (0.81%) ReSharper
15 3 (0.49%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.49%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (13.84%) Finance
2 39 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.37%) Marketing
4 26 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 25 (4.07%) Electronics
6 23 (3.75%) Advertising
7 15 (2.44%) Banking
8 7 (1.14%) Back Office
9 5 (0.81%) Retail
10 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 454 (73.94%) Developer
2 272 (44.30%) .NET Developer
3 136 (22.15%) C# Developer
4 108 (17.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 57 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 56 (9.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 54 (8.79%) Software Developer
9 51 (8.31%) SQL Developer
10 41 (6.68%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.70%) SharePoint Developer
12 34 (5.54%) Sitecore Developer
13 30 (4.89%) C# Software Developer
14 28 (4.56%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (3.91%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (3.75%) Consultant
17 22 (3.58%) HTML Developer
18 20 (3.26%) Analyst
19 19 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
20 17 (2.77%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (44.14%) ASP.NET
2 247 (40.23%) HTML
3 195 (31.76%) CSS
4 168 (27.36%) AngularJS
5 139 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 125 (20.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 124 (20.20%) jQuery
8 105 (17.10%) .NET Framework
9 91 (14.82%) WCF
10 84 (13.68%) HTML5
11 79 (12.87%) Web Services
12 66 (10.75%) JSON
13 56 (9.12%) Entity Framework
14 55 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 49 (7.98%) REST
16 48 (7.82%) XML
17 44 (7.17%) SOAP
18 38 (6.19%) WPF
19 37 (6.03%) LINQ
20 28 (4.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.37%) User Experience
2 18 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.12%) Digital Media
5 12 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.79%) Blog
6 11 (1.79%) Clustering
7 10 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.98%) W3C
10 5 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.65%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.65%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.49%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.49%) iPad
12 3 (0.49%) NHS
13 2 (0.33%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.33%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.38%) Windows
2 24 (3.91%) Windows Server
3 20 (3.26%) Unix
4 18 (2.93%) Linux
5 7 (1.14%) Android
5 7 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (36.64%) MVC
3 130 (21.17%) Scrum
4 101 (16.45%) TDD
5 56 (9.12%) Software Engineering
5 56 (9.12%) Web Development
6 55 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (7.33%) BDD
7 45 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (7.17%) Unit Testing
9 43 (7.00%) DevOps
10 42 (6.84%) OO
11 41 (6.68%) SDLC
12 38 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 38 (6.19%) Kanban
13 34 (5.54%) Automated Testing
14 32 (5.21%) OOD
15 30 (4.89%) High Availability
16 28 (4.56%) CRM
16 28 (4.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 419 (68.24%) C#
2 248 (40.39%) JavaScript
3 183 (29.80%) SQL
4 63 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 45 (7.33%) Java
6 41 (6.68%) T-SQL
7 38 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 28 (4.56%) C++
9 19 (3.09%) PHP
10 18 (2.93%) Python
10 18 (2.93%) Ruby
11 16 (2.61%) Scala
11 16 (2.61%) VB
12 15 (2.44%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.30%) VBA
15 7 (1.14%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.98%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.81%) VB6
18 4 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.12%) Degree
4 8 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.14%) ISEB
6 3 (0.49%) CREST Certified
6 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.33%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.16%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.49%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) SLA
3 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.47%) Snort
4 3 (0.49%) Docker
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.81%) Nessus
4 5 (0.81%) QRadar
5 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 202 (32.90%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.63%) Oracle
3 36 (5.86%) Sitecore
4 35 (5.70%) SAP
5 11 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 10 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.30%) Twitter
8 6 (0.98%) RedGate
8 6 (0.98%) Sencha
9 5 (0.81%) Apple
9 5 (0.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.81%) Cisco
9 5 (0.81%) Citrix
9 5 (0.81%) Intel Security
9 5 (0.81%) ScanSafe
9 5 (0.81%) Telerik
10 4 (0.65%) Remedy
10 4 (0.65%) Sourcefire
11 3 (0.49%) BT
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