Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 22 November 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 Framework
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 62 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 8 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.16% 0.16% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 0.72% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 11
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £333 £320 £319
90th Percentile £495 £360 £538
East of England median daily rate £363 £345 £338
% change year-on-year +5.07% +2.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -2.86% -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 161 139 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.37% 22.10% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 101 80
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.32% +0.97%
10th Percentile £325 £238 £278
90th Percentile £561 £525 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.86% -
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Bedfordshire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 4 £375 - 2
Bedford +2 1 £313 -8.09%
Dunstable - 1 £425 -
.NET Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (37.50%) OOD
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Google
5 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Java

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) FishEye
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 1 (12.50%) NUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware