Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 18 February 2018 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 7
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 38 38 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.12% 7.01% 12.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.01% 25.00% 54.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 59
Bedfordshire median daily rate £381 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £341 £314 £319
90th Percentile £510 £525 £613
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.03% -4.69% +6.67%

.NET 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 131 152 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.10% 28.04% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 95
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £313
90th Percentile £578 £538 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.86% -1.25%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Bedfordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Bedfordshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Bedfordshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Bedfordshire

.NET
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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 -6 18 £363 -17.14% 18
Bedford -4 4 £450 +28.57% 9
Dunstable - 3 £350 - 8
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
4 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
4 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (39.47%) BDD
5 13 (34.21%) Node.js
5 13 (34.21%) Google
5 13 (34.21%) OO
6 12 (31.58%) Microservices
7 11 (28.95%) Docker
7 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
7 11 (28.95%) Advertising
7 11 (28.95%) Marketing
7 11 (28.95%) Google Analytics
7 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
7 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
7 11 (28.95%) Analytics
7 11 (28.95%) Kafka
7 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (28.95%) PaaS
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
10 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (13.16%) HTML

.NET
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 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (28.95%) Google Analytics
2 11 (28.95%) PaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.63%) Power BI
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) FishEye
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (28.95%) Advertising
1 11 (28.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Architect
3 12 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce Architect
4 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Digital Architect
6 7 (18.42%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.89%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (7.89%) SAP Developer
10 2 (5.26%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Specialist
10 2 (5.26%) Migration Specialist
10 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Node.js
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
2 11 (28.95%) Kafka
3 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) REST
6 3 (7.89%) RESTful
6 3 (7.89%) SOAP
6 3 (7.89%) WinForms
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.26%) LINQ
7 2 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (5.26%) WPF
8 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) TDD
3 15 (39.47%) BDD
3 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
4 13 (34.21%) OO
5 12 (31.58%) Microservices
6 11 (28.95%) Analytics
6 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) CRM
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 2 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.26%) MVC
9 2 (5.26%) MVVM
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.89%) Python
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Google
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Capita
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat