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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 15.00% 5.13% 15.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 18.18% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% -7.14%  

.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 9 11 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 22.50% 28.21% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 3
Median daily rate £400 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £357 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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 28 April 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 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (66.67%) UML
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MVC

.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 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Systems Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik
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