The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 22 June 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 30 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.38% 1.58% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.92% 6.35% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £360 £385 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +30.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £257 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £385 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 26 63 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 20.00% 24.90% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 49 16
Median daily rate £338 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Dorset

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Dorset

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Bournemouth +9 3 £345 +53.33% 16
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for .NET.

1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (16.67%) Electronics
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) EPiServer
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (16.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) React
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Epicor
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore