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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.12% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 5.56% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 124 54 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 34.73% 16.77% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 39 36
Median daily rate £375 £425 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +20.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £329 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing .NET Framework 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 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 1 £475 - 1
Dunstable - 1 £425 - 2
.NET Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) Release Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Bower
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
7 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile App

.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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) EPiServer
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Bower
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) Node.js
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) VMware