Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.30% 5.79% 7.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.71% 25.93% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 33
Bedfordshire median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -7.98%
10th Percentile £350 £317 £325
90th Percentile £523 £533 £520
East of England median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.82% +46.67% +80.72%

.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 62 135 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.27% 22.31% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 94 131
Bedfordshire median daily rate £445 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £270
90th Percentile £607 £574 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +33.80% -5.33% +1.35%

.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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 21 £475 +13.43% 20
Bedford +4 2 £350 -22.22% 8
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 13 (54.17%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (29.17%) LINQ
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Core
6 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

.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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (8.33%) SMTP
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) Impala
4 1 (4.17%) Parquet
4 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (12.50%) Xcode
4 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
2 7 (29.17%) LINQ
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Core
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) WPF
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.33%) Internet of Things
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) CQRS
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) Microservices
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
1 2 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) hybris
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Xamarin
4 2 (8.33%) Google