The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 30 March 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)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 6.33% 12.16% 10.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 36.00% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £275 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +15.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 55 25 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 34.81% 33.78% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Exeter

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for .NET.

1 17 (54.84%) C#
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) MVC
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) jQuery
6 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
6 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
9 7 (22.58%) SOAP
9 7 (22.58%) WCF
10 6 (19.35%) Scrum
10 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
11 5 (16.13%) Toad
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
12 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (12.90%) Advertising
12 4 (12.90%) XHTML
12 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
12 4 (12.90%) Java

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 10 (32.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Toad
General
1 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) ASP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (32.26%) jQuery
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) SOAP
5 7 (22.58%) WCF
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.90%) XHTML
9 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) REST
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
11 1 (3.23%) CSS3
11 1 (3.23%) HTML5
11 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.23%) Fintech
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) OOD
6 2 (6.45%) SSADM
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Information Management
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) VMware