Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.26% 10.04% 8.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.43% 25.50% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 31
Devon median daily rate £327 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £264 £215 £296
90th Percentile £424 £575 £375
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Devon median hourly rate £36.50 - £13.00
10th Percentile £35.25 - £12.25
90th Percentile £37.75 - £13.75
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £40.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +213.46% -60.00%

.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 197 200 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 36.08% 39.37% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 131 150
Devon median daily rate £425 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +16.20% -4.05%
10th Percentile £289 £250 £295
90th Percentile £600 £550 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +34.38%
10th Percentile £29.85 £36.25 £20.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £49.63
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.88
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.14% +12.14%

.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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +2 43 £339 +23.09% 8
Plymouth -4 2 £263 -38.24% 8
Newton Abbot - 1 - -
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 53 (94.64%) C#
2 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Web Services
3 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
5 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 18 (32.14%) MVC
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
6 17 (30.36%) JSON
7 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.00%) Open Source
8 14 (25.00%) Microservices
8 14 (25.00%) .NET Core
9 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (21.43%) TDD
10 11 (19.64%) BDD
11 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
11 10 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (17.86%) RESTful
11 10 (17.86%) Scrum
11 10 (17.86%) SOLID
12 9 (16.07%) NUnit
12 9 (16.07%) jQuery
13 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
13 8 (14.29%) JIRA
13 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
13 8 (14.29%) SDET
13 8 (14.29%) SaaS
13 8 (14.29%) B2C

.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 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Biml
4 1 (1.79%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) NUnit
2 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 15 (26.79%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Developer in Test
5 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Xamarin Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) Web Services
2 17 (30.36%) JSON
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 10 (17.86%) RESTful
5 9 (16.07%) jQuery
6 8 (14.29%) JSON Schema
6 8 (14.29%) React
7 7 (12.50%) Node.js
8 5 (8.93%) REST
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.14%) CSS
9 4 (7.14%) HTML
9 4 (7.14%) XML
9 4 (7.14%) XML Schema
10 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.79%) CSS3
11 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 18 (32.14%) MVC
4 14 (25.00%) Microservices
4 14 (25.00%) Open Source
5 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 11 (19.64%) BDD
7 10 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (17.86%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) SOLID
8 8 (14.29%) B2C
8 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) SDET
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Web Design
10 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.93%) High Availability
10 5 (8.93%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) SAP