The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 34 17
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17  
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.14% 3.81% 8.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 15.38% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 30
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 117 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 21.43% 24.74% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 68 92
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Gloucestershire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Gloucestershire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Gloucestershire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Gloucester +4 8 £350 +12.00% 3
Cheltenham +7 5 £350 +7.69% 4
Cirencester -3 3 £330 +1.53% 5
.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 45 (88.24%) C#
2 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
3 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
4 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 23 (45.10%) MVC
6 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
7 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (27.45%) HTML
9 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
9 13 (25.49%) CSS
10 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (19.61%) HTML5
12 10 (19.61%) TDD
13 9 (17.65%) WCF
13 9 (17.65%) jQuery
13 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
13 9 (17.65%) Windows
13 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (15.69%) Scrum
15 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (13.73%) Web Services
15 7 (13.73%) XML

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) AMQP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (54.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.76%) DTS
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.92%) MySQL
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.96%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.96%) MS Access
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Ant
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Gradle
2 2 (3.92%) Hudson
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.96%) Grunt
3 1 (1.96%) gulp
3 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 32 (62.75%) .NET Developer
3 17 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 15 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (11.76%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) WPF Developer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Data Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Test Data Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 18 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (27.45%) HTML
4 13 (25.49%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) HTML5
6 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (17.65%) jQuery
6 9 (17.65%) WCF
7 7 (13.73%) Web Services
7 7 (13.73%) XML
8 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.76%) CSS3
8 6 (11.76%) Silverlight
8 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (9.80%) LINQ
9 5 (9.80%) React
10 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) MVC
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.69%) Scrum
5 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Content Management
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (3.92%) OOP
8 2 (3.92%) Release Management
8 2 (3.92%) Software Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Web Design
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.57%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCPD
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Basel II
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ambari
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Xamarin
3 4 (7.84%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.96%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Kofax
5 1 (1.96%) RedGate
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