Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 (dotNet)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 38 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.47% 5.34% 8.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.62% 24.81% 49.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 47
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £419 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -16.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £339 £225 £319
90th Percentile £522 £465 £609
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +3.57% -4.11% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £42.65 £39.75
% change year-on-year -21.85% +7.30% +6.00%

.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 168 133 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.17% 21.52% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 96 80
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.32% +0.97%
10th Percentile £322 £250 £278
90th Percentile £568 £522 £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
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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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 -1 20 £450 +2.86% 2
Bedford +3 8 £350 +2.94% 1
Dunstable - 5 £350 - 4
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
4 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
5 10 (26.32%) Confluence
5 10 (26.32%) TDD
5 10 (26.32%) JIRA
6 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
6 9 (23.68%) RIA
6 9 (23.68%) Google
7 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Java
8 7 (18.42%) Ant
8 7 (18.42%) Python
8 7 (18.42%) Ruby
8 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
8 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (18.42%) MSBuild
8 7 (18.42%) Artifactory
8 7 (18.42%) Ansible
8 7 (18.42%) DevOps
8 7 (18.42%) Functional Programming
9 6 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (15.79%) Release Automation
9 6 (15.79%) Analytics
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 10 (26.32%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SessionCam
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Google Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) EDRMS
3 3 (7.89%) GIS
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 7 (18.42%) Ant
3 7 (18.42%) Artifactory
3 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (18.42%) MSBuild
3 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
4 6 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) FishEye
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
7 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.79%) Marketing
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Architect
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Sitecore Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
2 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) LINQ
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
4 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.89%) Kafka
4 3 (7.89%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
4 3 (7.89%) WPF
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) Middleware
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
5 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) RIA
2 3 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.26%) CMDB
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 7 (18.42%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) Functional Programming
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
5 6 (15.79%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) Release Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Microservices
6 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) Content Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (7.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.68%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.89%) Capita
3 3 (7.89%) Ensighten
3 3 (7.89%) ESRI
3 3 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.63%) VMware