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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 18 6 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13  
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.22% 11.44% 7.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.40% 50.00% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 29
Median daily rate £350 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £290 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.NET 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 73 70 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.35% 22.88% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 57
Median daily rate £318 £438 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.42% -9.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 6 £350 -6.66% 2
Bedford -2 2 £350 - 3
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 29 (82.86%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 15 (42.86%) MVC
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
8 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
9 8 (22.86%) HTML
9 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.86%) Windows
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.14%) Web Development
11 6 (17.14%) Workflow
12 5 (14.29%) Finance
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (14.29%) Blockchain
13 4 (11.43%) Front End Development

.NET
Top Related 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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Blockchain
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Bower
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (37.14%) .NET Developer
4 11 (31.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Angular Developer
8 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Consultant
8 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Consultant
8 4 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Architect
9 3 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (22.86%) CSS
5 8 (22.86%) Entity Framework
5 8 (22.86%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (5.71%) WinForms
8 2 (5.71%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) XSLT
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.86%) JSON
9 1 (2.86%) LINQ
9 1 (2.86%) Middleware
9 1 (2.86%) Node.js
9 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Clustering
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) MVS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) MVC
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
6 6 (17.14%) Workflow
7 5 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) SDLC
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.71%) Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) Security Management
10 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.71%) Nintex
4 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.86%) Telerik
4 1 (2.86%) Xamarin