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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 312 309 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.00% 10.35% 9.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.42% 38.43% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 203 134
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £437 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
812 804 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.03% 26.93% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 549 326
Average daily rate £360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 10
Average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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 1 July 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Bristol +23 109 £363 +11.53% 88
Somerset +2 60 £340 +6.25% 30
Wiltshire -8 42 £325 -1.51% 41
Gloucestershire -4 38 £330 +29.41% 27
Devon -15 23 £300 -20.00% 21
Dorset -13 10 £295 -15.71% 30
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 454 (71.61%) C#
2 344 (54.26%) ASP.NET
3 266 (41.96%) SQL Server
4 253 (39.91%) MVC
5 242 (38.17%) SQL
6 233 (36.75%) JavaScript
7 226 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (30.76%) HTML
9 177 (27.92%) CSS
10 165 (26.03%) Microsoft
11 154 (24.29%) .NET Framework
12 149 (23.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 118 (18.61%) jQuery
14 111 (17.51%) Scrum
15 107 (16.88%) Web Services
16 90 (14.20%) Unit Testing
17 86 (13.56%) WCF
18 85 (13.41%) Oracle
19 78 (12.30%) TDD
20 73 (11.51%) Visual Studio
21 72 (11.36%) VB.NET
21 72 (11.36%) Finance
22 71 (11.20%) Windows
22 71 (11.20%) Security Cleared
23 65 (10.25%) ASP.NET Web API
23 65 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
24 63 (9.94%) Java
25 57 (8.99%) Entity Framework
26 53 (8.36%) CMS
27 52 (8.20%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 53 (8.36%) CMS
2 42 (6.62%) SharePoint
3 39 (6.15%) IIS
4 37 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (4.26%) Umbraco
6 26 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (2.68%) K2 blackpearl
8 16 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.21%) Apache
10 9 (1.42%) Node.js
11 8 (1.26%) SAS
12 5 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.79%) JBoss
12 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.47%) Kentico
15 2 (0.32%) DNN
15 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 28 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.79%) MS Project
2 5 (0.79%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.47%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.58%) Firewall
1 10 (1.58%) Internet
2 9 (1.42%) DNS
3 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.63%) VPN
4 4 (0.63%) DHCP
4 4 (0.63%) IPsec
5 3 (0.47%) Intranet
6 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 2 (0.32%) HTTP
7 1 (0.16%) LAN
7 1 (0.16%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.16%) VLAN
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) FCoE
7 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.16%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (41.96%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (4.26%) MySQL
4 26 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 21 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (3.15%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.37%) Oracle Database
11 13 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (1.74%) Couchbase
12 11 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.42%) MS Access
14 8 (1.26%) BusinessObjects XI
14 8 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 73 (11.51%) Visual Studio
2 65 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.31%) NUnit
4 17 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.37%) MSTest
6 12 (1.89%) Subversion
7 10 (1.58%) Selenium
7 10 (1.58%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.63%) Log4Net
10 3 (0.47%) MorphX
10 3 (0.47%) Mechanoid
10 3 (0.47%) Robolectric
10 3 (0.47%) Robotium
11 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.32%) JIRA
11 2 (0.32%) Toad
11 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (11.36%) Finance
2 48 (7.57%) Retail
3 36 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 24 (3.79%) Marketing
5 19 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.84%) Back Office
6 18 (2.84%) Electronics
7 10 (1.58%) Banking
8 3 (0.47%) Advertising
8 3 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 474 (74.76%) Developer
2 274 (43.22%) .NET Developer
3 81 (12.78%) C# Developer
4 70 (11.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 68 (10.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 50 (7.89%) Architect
7 46 (7.26%) SQL Developer
8 38 (5.99%) Web Developer
8 38 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
9 37 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 30 (4.73%) Analyst
12 29 (4.57%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.94%) SharePoint Developer
14 23 (3.63%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.15%) .NET Web Developer
16 15 (2.37%) Agile .NET Developer
17 14 (2.21%) Applications Developer
18 13 (2.05%) Senior .NET Developer
18 13 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (54.26%) ASP.NET
2 195 (30.76%) HTML
3 177 (27.92%) CSS
4 154 (24.29%) .NET Framework
5 149 (23.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 118 (18.61%) jQuery
7 107 (16.88%) Web Services
8 86 (13.56%) WCF
9 65 (10.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 57 (8.99%) Entity Framework
11 51 (8.04%) XML
12 47 (7.41%) WPF
13 45 (7.10%) AngularJS
14 43 (6.78%) HTML5
15 34 (5.36%) SOAP
16 31 (4.89%) REST
17 26 (4.10%) Ajax
18 25 (3.94%) CSS3
19 20 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (3.63%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.47%) User Experience
3 21 (3.31%) GIS
4 16 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.37%) DTV
6 11 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.10%) Smartcard
8 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.10%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.63%) Economics
10 4 (0.63%) NHS
11 3 (0.47%) W3C
11 3 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.20%) Windows
2 19 (3.00%) Linux
3 17 (2.68%) UNIX
4 14 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.42%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.10%) Android
8 6 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.79%) Solaris
9 5 (0.79%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Phone 7
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP Embedded
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (39.91%) MVC
2 226 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (17.51%) Scrum
4 90 (14.20%) Unit Testing
5 78 (12.30%) TDD
6 48 (7.57%) Software Engineering
7 47 (7.41%) BDD
8 46 (7.26%) E-Commerce
9 45 (7.10%) SOA
10 44 (6.94%) Web Development
11 40 (6.31%) OO
12 39 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (6.15%) CRM
13 38 (5.99%) UML
14 32 (5.05%) ITIL
15 31 (4.89%) Content Management
16 29 (4.57%) SDLC
17 28 (4.42%) Migration
18 27 (4.26%) Workflow
19 24 (3.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 454 (71.61%) C#
2 242 (38.17%) SQL
3 233 (36.75%) JavaScript
4 72 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 63 (9.94%) Java
6 48 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 43 (6.78%) VB
8 32 (5.05%) C++
9 28 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.21%) C
10 14 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.89%) VB6
13 9 (1.42%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.42%) VBScript
14 8 (1.26%) Perl
15 7 (1.10%) VBA
15 7 (1.10%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.95%) XAML
16 6 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 52 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.10%) ISEB
4 17 (2.68%) Degree
5 16 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.79%) MCP
8 4 (0.63%) HNC
8 4 (0.63%) HND
8 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.32%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) CISM
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.47%) ISO 9000
2 20 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.21%) QA
4 4 (0.63%) SLA
5 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.47%) Basel II
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.16%) BS25999
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.26%) vSphere
3 7 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.10%) XenApp
4 5 (0.79%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) Snort
6 1 (0.16%) SRDF
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.21%) Puppet
2 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) AppManager
4 1 (0.16%) WMI
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 165 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.41%) Oracle
3 36 (5.68%) SAP
4 10 (1.58%) Business Objects
4 10 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.26%) ESRI
6 8 (1.26%) VMware
6 8 (1.26%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.10%) Citrix
8 6 (0.95%) IBM
9 5 (0.79%) Cisco
9 5 (0.79%) BEA
9 5 (0.79%) Teradata
9 5 (0.79%) Ektron
9 5 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.63%) Lotus
10 4 (0.63%) Google
10 4 (0.63%) Wyse
11 3 (0.47%) Symantec
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