Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 30 6
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 8.47% 4.69% 12.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 16.15% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 23
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £345 £223 £228
90th Percentile £436 £406 £495
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Dorset median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £23.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year +65.78% -37.27% -6.83%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 75 130 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 25.42% 29.02% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 95 38
Dorset median daily rate £416 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.93% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £325 £238 £213
90th Percentile £481 £445 £479
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate - - £37.50
South West median hourly rate £48.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +32.41% -14.71% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth +16 17 £400 +14.29% 7
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 23 (92.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) MVC
3 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) jQuery
6 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (40.00%) HTML
8 9 (36.00%) CSS
9 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 7 (28.00%) OO
10 7 (28.00%) WCF
10 7 (28.00%) TDD
11 6 (24.00%) Web Development
11 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (24.00%) System Testing
11 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (24.00%) MVVM
12 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
14 3 (12.00%) Web Services
14 3 (12.00%) XML
14 3 (12.00%) XSLT
14 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
14 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio

.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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) NUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) FxCop
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) EPiServer Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (44.00%) jQuery
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (28.00%) WCF
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.00%) REST
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) XSLT
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.00%) React
10 1 (4.00%) HTML5
10 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
10 1 (4.00%) NancyFx
10 1 (4.00%) Node.js
10 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Data Extraction
4 6 (24.00%) MVVM
4 6 (24.00%) System Testing
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) XAML
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore