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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 267 224 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.05% 10.15% 11.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.42% 37.52% 55.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 157 189
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
.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
799 597 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.09% 27.06% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 408 342
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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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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
Somerset -2 79 £335 -1.31% 31
Bristol -1 64 £325 -5.45% 66
Wiltshire -7 50 £325 +3.17% 35
Gloucestershire -14 25 £290 -20.54% 24
Devon -14 21 £360 +20.00% 18
Dorset -5 12 £325 -4.41% 35
Cornwall - - - - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 393 (67.99%) C#
2 280 (48.44%) ASP.NET
3 252 (43.60%) SQL Server
4 250 (43.25%) SQL
5 173 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 151 (26.12%) HTML
8 140 (24.22%) MVC
9 137 (23.70%) Scrum
10 133 (23.01%) CSS
11 117 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 115 (19.90%) Security Cleared
13 110 (19.03%) Microsoft
14 98 (16.96%) Unit Testing
14 98 (16.96%) .NET Framework
15 96 (16.61%) SC Cleared
16 83 (14.36%) jQuery
17 79 (13.67%) T-SQL
18 77 (13.32%) Team Foundation Server
19 73 (12.63%) SharePoint
20 71 (12.28%) Finance
21 70 (12.11%) TDD
22 69 (11.94%) VB.NET
23 68 (11.76%) Visual Studio
24 66 (11.42%) XML
25 63 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
26 62 (10.73%) HTML5
27 59 (10.21%) Web Services
28 52 (9.00%) Oracle
28 52 (9.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 73 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.40%) CMS
3 33 (5.71%) IIS
4 32 (5.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 27 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (4.33%) Umbraco
7 22 (3.81%) K2 blackpearl
8 19 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.04%) Node.js
12 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.52%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.52%) Apache
13 3 (0.52%) SAS
13 3 (0.52%) Kentico
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.35%) Escenic
Applications
1 31 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.38%) MS Project
2 8 (1.38%) MS Office
3 6 (1.04%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) CATIA
6 1 (0.17%) Windchill
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.35%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
6 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.04%) SaaS
3 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.35%) Office 365
4 2 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) Intranet
2 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 5 (0.87%) LDAP
3 3 (0.52%) HTTP
3 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.52%) DNS
3 3 (0.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) DMZ
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) IPsec
5 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (43.60%) SQL Server
2 63 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 37 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (4.50%) MySQL
8 23 (3.98%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (1.38%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.21%) DTS
14 7 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.87%) OLAP
16 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
17 4 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 77 (13.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 68 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.73%) Subversion
3 10 (1.73%) Selenium
4 8 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.04%) NUnit
6 5 (0.87%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.52%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.35%) NuGet
9 2 (0.35%) Moq
9 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.35%) MSTest
9 2 (0.35%) ReSharper
General
1 71 (12.28%) Finance
2 43 (7.44%) Back Office
3 29 (5.02%) Marketing
4 25 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 21 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.46%) Electronics
7 10 (1.73%) Banking
7 10 (1.73%) Retail
8 4 (0.69%) Publishing
9 2 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 403 (69.72%) Developer
2 212 (36.68%) .NET Developer
3 75 (12.98%) SQL Developer
4 72 (12.46%) C# Developer
5 50 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 42 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 39 (6.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (6.23%) Analyst
9 33 (5.71%) Architect
10 32 (5.54%) SharePoint Developer
11 22 (3.81%) Programmer
12 21 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (3.11%) Software Developer
14 17 (2.94%) Consultant
14 17 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.60%) Software Engineer
16 13 (2.25%) Project Manager
17 12 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
18 10 (1.73%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (48.44%) ASP.NET
2 151 (26.12%) HTML
3 133 (23.01%) CSS
4 117 (20.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 98 (16.96%) .NET Framework
6 83 (14.36%) jQuery
7 66 (11.42%) XML
8 62 (10.73%) HTML5
9 59 (10.21%) Web Services
10 50 (8.65%) WCF
11 49 (8.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 47 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 39 (6.75%) CSS3
14 26 (4.50%) AngularJS
15 25 (4.33%) Ajax
16 24 (4.15%) REST
17 22 (3.81%) JSON
17 22 (3.81%) XSLT
18 20 (3.46%) SOAP
19 18 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.46%) Mobile App
2 19 (3.29%) User Experience
3 16 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.77%) DTV
4 9 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (1.38%) Open Source
5 8 (1.38%) GIS
6 7 (1.21%) Wiki
7 6 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.04%) NHS
7 6 (1.04%) Clustering
8 5 (0.87%) PMI
8 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.69%) Taxonomies
9 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.52%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.52%) SCADA
10 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.92%) Windows
2 17 (2.94%) Android
3 16 (2.77%) Apple iOS
3 16 (2.77%) Linux
4 9 (1.56%) UNIX
5 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (24.22%) MVC
3 137 (23.70%) Scrum
4 98 (16.96%) Unit Testing
5 70 (12.11%) TDD
6 43 (7.44%) SOA
7 42 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (5.88%) Automated Testing
10 33 (5.71%) Code Coverage
11 27 (4.67%) Software Engineering
12 23 (3.98%) BDD
13 21 (3.63%) OO
13 21 (3.63%) Migration
14 20 (3.46%) UML
15 19 (3.29%) Project Management
16 18 (3.11%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.11%) Web Development
16 18 (3.11%) Release Management
17 17 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 393 (67.99%) C#
2 250 (43.25%) SQL
3 170 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 79 (13.67%) T-SQL
5 69 (11.94%) VB.NET
6 52 (9.00%) Java
7 25 (4.33%) C++
8 18 (3.11%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.94%) PHP
9 17 (2.94%) VB
10 15 (2.60%) VBA
11 14 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.56%) VBScript
13 7 (1.21%) Python
13 7 (1.21%) C
14 5 (0.87%) Perl
14 5 (0.87%) VB6
15 4 (0.69%) VC++
15 4 (0.69%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 115 (19.90%) Security Cleared
2 96 (16.61%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.25%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.90%) Degree
5 6 (1.04%) ISEB
6 5 (0.87%) PMP
6 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.52%) HNC
7 3 (0.52%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCSD
8 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.11%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) HL7
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Basel III
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.52%) UAG
3 1 (0.17%) NFS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) MIIS
1 3 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 110 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.00%) Oracle
3 32 (5.54%) SAP
3 32 (5.54%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.90%) Google
5 6 (1.04%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 5 (0.87%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.69%) Zend
7 4 (0.69%) Siebel
7 4 (0.69%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.52%) Twitter
8 3 (0.52%) Cerner
8 3 (0.52%) Remedy
9 2 (0.35%) webMethods
9 2 (0.35%) Telerik
9 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.35%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) Rackspace
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £260 to £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, South West
East Devon Disctrict Council
Rate: £25,727 per annum, plus market supplement of £3,801 per annum
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Bristol
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
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