Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 34 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.74% 4.61% 5.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.14% 21.90% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £445 £388 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -7.46% +1.52%
10th Percentile £351 £326 £225
90th Percentile £543 £575 £462
East of England median daily rate £414 £364 £350
% change year-on-year +13.75% +3.93% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £36.67 £42.65
% change year-on-year +19.32% -14.03% +6.63%

.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 112 137 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.97% 21.04% 24.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 113
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £263
90th Percentile £603 £595 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.57% +16.67% -

.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 December 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 December 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 +14 27 £456 +7.35% 21
Bedford +2 6 £375 +7.14% 6
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £513 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 27 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (36.11%) Entity Framework
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (30.56%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) LINQ
9 10 (27.78%) DevOps
10 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (19.44%) Retail
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) MVC
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (16.67%) Google
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
13 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
13 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
14 5 (13.89%) Microservices
14 5 (13.89%) Big Data

.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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) nopCommerce
3 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.78%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) FTP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (8.33%) SMTP
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) SSH
3 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.89%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) MorphX
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Azure Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (36.11%) Entity Framework
4 10 (27.78%) LINQ
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (5.56%) J2EE
8 2 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) CSS3
9 1 (2.78%) EDI
9 1 (2.78%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) jQuery
9 1 (2.78%) Lambda Expressions
9 1 (2.78%) RESTful
9 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) DevOps
4 8 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (19.44%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) Microservices
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) CQRS
8 4 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) B2B
9 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 3 (8.33%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Kibana
2 3 (8.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.56%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards