Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 22 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.75% 7.24% 5.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.97% 25.00% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 31
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% +25.87%
10th Percentile £350 £328 £288
90th Percentile £550 £519 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £371 £375
% change year-on-year +7.74% -1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.67% - +41.42%

.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 147 192 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 25.09% 28.96% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 132 85
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £273
90th Percentile £598 £538 £606
East of England median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £27.50
East of England median hourly rate £36.52 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% +14.29% -6.60%

.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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -15 13 £450 -6.25% 6
Bedford -11 3 £406 +16.07% 8
Dunstable -3 2 £400 -5.88% 3
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 14 (63.64%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
6 5 (22.73%) Google
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Big Data
6 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) CRM
6 5 (22.73%) Microservices
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Core
7 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint

.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 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Functions
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.09%) Serverless
5 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.55%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
3 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Log4Net
3 1 (4.55%) MorphX
3 1 (4.55%) NSubstitute
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Architect
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Data Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Data Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Core
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (18.18%) LINQ
4 4 (18.18%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.55%) AutoMapper
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
1 7 (31.82%) TDD
2 5 (22.73%) BDD
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Microservices
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) CQRS
4 3 (13.64%) Data Science
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Google
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards