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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 314 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.10% 8.75% 12.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.30% 34.84% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 163 176
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £28.80 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
799 798 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.71% 25.12% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 507 351
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

.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 27 April 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
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 27 April 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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 +14 92 £325 -1.51% 35
Bristol -3 57 £360 +11.62% 65
Gloucestershire +4 52 £380 +34.51% 30
Wiltshire -8 46 £355 +3.27% 31
Dorset -3 28 £313 -35.89% 34
Devon -3 16 £275 -31.25% 14
Cornwall - 3 £363 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 439 (73.04%) C#
2 297 (49.42%) ASP.NET
3 256 (42.60%) SQL
4 247 (41.10%) SQL Server
5 214 (35.61%) MVC
6 207 (34.44%) JavaScript
7 200 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
8 192 (31.95%) HTML
9 179 (29.78%) Microsoft
10 160 (26.62%) CSS
11 139 (23.13%) .NET Framework
12 132 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 113 (18.80%) jQuery
13 113 (18.80%) Visual Studio
14 106 (17.64%) Scrum
15 100 (16.64%) WCF
16 93 (15.47%) Security Cleared
17 88 (14.64%) Web Services
18 82 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
19 78 (12.98%) Unit Testing
20 77 (12.81%) Java
21 74 (12.31%) VB.NET
22 67 (11.15%) SC Cleared
23 64 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
24 63 (10.48%) Oracle
25 61 (10.15%) HTML5
26 59 (9.82%) Windows
27 57 (9.48%) Finance
28 56 (9.32%) TDD
29 55 (9.15%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (7.65%) CMS
2 35 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.16%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (4.99%) IIS
5 20 (3.33%) Umbraco
5 20 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (3.00%) K2 blackpearl
7 13 (2.16%) Node.js
8 9 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.00%) Apache
10 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.50%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.33%) Kentico
12 2 (0.33%) DNN
13 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.17%) SAS
13 1 (0.17%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.83%) MS Project
3 2 (0.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.83%) VPN
1 5 (0.83%) DNS
1 5 (0.83%) DHCP
1 5 (0.83%) Firewall
1 5 (0.83%) IPsec
2 3 (0.50%) Intranet
2 3 (0.50%) Internet
3 2 (0.33%) 3G
4 1 (0.17%) Extranet
4 1 (0.17%) VLAN
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (41.10%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (4.49%) MySQL
6 25 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 20 (3.33%) MS Access
9 17 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.83%) Couchbase
11 11 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 113 (18.80%) Visual Studio
2 82 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.50%) NUnit
4 14 (2.33%) MSTest
5 11 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.83%) Subversion
5 11 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.50%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.67%) Log4Net
9 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.67%) Selenium
10 3 (0.50%) MorphX
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.33%) Toad
11 2 (0.33%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (9.48%) Finance
2 46 (7.65%) Retail
3 29 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.33%) Back Office
5 21 (3.49%) Marketing
6 12 (2.00%) Electronics
7 10 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.50%) Banking
9 6 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Games
10 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) Law
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 454 (75.54%) Developer
2 258 (42.93%) .NET Developer
3 72 (11.98%) C# Developer
4 59 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (7.99%) ASP.NET Developer
5 48 (7.99%) SQL Developer
6 43 (7.15%) Analyst
7 42 (6.99%) Architect
8 36 (5.99%) Web Developer
9 34 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (5.49%) Software Developer
10 33 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (4.83%) Senior Developer
12 26 (4.33%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.33%) Applications Developer
13 20 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (2.83%) .NET Web Developer
14 17 (2.83%) Programmer
15 16 (2.66%) SharePoint Developer
16 14 (2.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (49.42%) ASP.NET
2 192 (31.95%) HTML
3 160 (26.62%) CSS
4 139 (23.13%) .NET Framework
5 132 (21.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 113 (18.80%) jQuery
7 100 (16.64%) WCF
8 88 (14.64%) Web Services
9 61 (10.15%) HTML5
10 55 (9.15%) XML
11 53 (8.82%) Entity Framework
12 45 (7.49%) WPF
13 38 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (5.66%) CSS3
15 30 (4.99%) REST
16 28 (4.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 27 (4.49%) SOAP
18 23 (3.83%) LINQ
19 22 (3.66%) AngularJS
19 22 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.66%) GIS
2 16 (2.66%) User Experience
2 16 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.83%) Open Source
5 9 (1.50%) DTV
6 7 (1.16%) Smartcard
6 7 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.83%) Graphic Design
8 5 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (0.67%) Replication
9 4 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.50%) FMCG
10 3 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.82%) Windows
2 16 (2.66%) Linux
2 16 (2.66%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.50%) Windows 8
4 8 (1.33%) Android
5 7 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.00%) Windows CE
6 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.83%) UNIX
8 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (35.61%) MVC
2 200 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (17.64%) Scrum
4 78 (12.98%) Unit Testing
5 56 (9.32%) TDD
6 42 (6.99%) SOA
7 39 (6.49%) CRM
8 37 (6.16%) E-Commerce
9 35 (5.82%) BDD
10 34 (5.66%) UML
10 34 (5.66%) OO
11 31 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 26 (4.33%) Web Development
12 26 (4.33%) Workflow
13 24 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (3.99%) Waterfall
14 23 (3.83%) ITIL
14 23 (3.83%) Migration
15 21 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 439 (73.04%) C#
2 256 (42.60%) SQL
3 207 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 77 (12.81%) Java
5 74 (12.31%) VB.NET
6 46 (7.65%) VB
6 46 (7.65%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.99%) C++
8 17 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.33%) VBA
9 14 (2.33%) VB6
10 10 (1.66%) C
11 8 (1.33%) PHP
11 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.33%) Scala
11 8 (1.33%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.83%) X++
12 5 (0.83%) XAML
12 5 (0.83%) Perl
13 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 93 (15.47%) Security Cleared
2 67 (11.15%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.66%) ISEB
4 18 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.66%) Degree
6 5 (0.83%) MCP
7 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) MCSD
9 1 (0.17%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.00%) ISO 9000
2 17 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.50%) QA
4 3 (0.50%) WCAG
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.16%) vSphere
3 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (2.83%) Puppet
2 6 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) AppManager
4 1 (0.17%) WMI
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 179 (29.78%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.48%) Oracle
3 28 (4.66%) SAP
4 18 (3.00%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.16%) Sencha
6 7 (1.16%) ESRI
6 7 (1.16%) VMware
6 7 (1.16%) Telerik
7 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.83%) Citrix
8 5 (0.83%) Wyse
8 5 (0.83%) IBM
9 3 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe
10 2 (0.33%) Apple
10 2 (0.33%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.33%) Twitter
10 2 (0.33%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.33%) Xamarin
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