Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET 37 40 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.06% 7.75% 16.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.33% 21.05% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 64
Devon median daily rate £340 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £310 £205 £197
90th Percentile £438 £500 £464
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Devon median hourly rate - £35.00 £23.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.78% -
South West median hourly rate £44.42 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +18.46% -1.32% +0.66%

.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 Devon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 122 190 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 26.58% 36.82% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 100 121
Devon median daily rate £350 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +11.11% +4.79%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £194
90th Percentile £520 £600 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Devon median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +20.00% +5.63%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Devon

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Devon

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Devon over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Devon

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Devon

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Devon 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
Exeter -1 30 £340 -15.00% 21
Honiton - 3 - -
Plymouth +1 2 - - 10
.NET
South West

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 Devon region with a requirement for .NET.

1 32 (86.49%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
4 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
5 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
6 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
7 15 (40.54%) MVC
8 14 (37.84%) TDD
9 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
10 10 (27.03%) Scrum
10 10 (27.03%) BDD
11 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
11 9 (24.32%) NUnit
11 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
12 8 (21.62%) XML
12 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 7 (18.92%) Entity Framework
13 7 (18.92%) .NET Core
13 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (18.92%) CSS
13 7 (18.92%) Web Services
13 7 (18.92%) HTML
14 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
14 6 (16.22%) JIRA
14 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (16.22%) Digital Media

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) SaaS
3 4 (10.81%) NuGet
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) NUnit
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) Bitbucket
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
4 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (10.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
6 3 (8.11%) JMeter
6 3 (8.11%) Selenium
6 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (81.08%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Azure Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Graduate
7 3 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
2 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (21.62%) XML
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Core
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) Entity Framework
4 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) RESTful
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (10.81%) NHibernate
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) React
8 3 (8.11%) Sass
8 3 (8.11%) XHTML
9 2 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) MVC
3 14 (37.84%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) Functional Programming
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) Open Source
8 3 (8.11%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.41%) Server Building
9 2 (5.41%) SOLID
9 2 (5.41%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) VMware