Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 20.27% 6.94% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.50% 29.41% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 22
Bedford median daily rate £350 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +22.22% -43.75%
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £485 £375
% change year-on-year -17.53% +29.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 17 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 32.43% 23.61% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 16
Bedford median daily rate £400 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +16.80% +12.61%
10th Percentile £324 £238 £225
90th Percentile £455 £444 £464
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.35% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate - £19.00 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £27.50 -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Bedford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Bedford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Bedford over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Bedford

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Bedford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Capita
6 3 (20.00%) EDRMS
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (20.00%) GIS
6 3 (20.00%) ESRI
7 2 (13.33%) Process Management
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) EDRMS
1 3 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
3 2 (13.33%) Microservices
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Capita
3 3 (20.00%) ESRI