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 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 38 17
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21  
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 14 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.78% 3.08% 9.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.23% 13.21% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 38
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.25
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 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 86 106 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.75% 23.35% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 108
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £42.50
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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 8 £425 - 1
Cheltenham +5 7 £375 -28.57% 2
Cirencester 0 5 £275 -12.69% 2
.NET
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) SQL Server
3 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
4 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 21 (38.18%) MVC
6 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) HTML
6 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (29.09%) CSS
8 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
10 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
11 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
11 12 (21.82%) HTML5
12 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) Scrum
12 11 (20.00%) jQuery
13 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
14 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
15 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
15 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
15 8 (14.55%) Silverlight
15 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005

.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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.82%) Documentum
5 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.82%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.73%) DTS
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.27%) Redis
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.64%) Big Data
7 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.64%) MySQL
7 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.82%) HBase
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.91%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) ReSharper
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Gradle
4 2 (3.64%) Hudson
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.82%) Grunt
5 1 (1.82%) gulp
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Developer
5 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (12.73%) T-SQL Developer
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
10 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
2 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (32.73%) HTML
3 16 (29.09%) CSS
4 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.82%) HTML5
7 11 (20.00%) jQuery
8 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
9 8 (14.55%) Silverlight
10 6 (10.91%) CSS3
10 6 (10.91%) LINQ
10 6 (10.91%) WCF
11 4 (7.27%) Kendo UI
11 4 (7.27%) Ninject
11 4 (7.27%) SignalR
11 4 (7.27%) Web Services
11 4 (7.27%) XML
12 3 (5.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) MVC
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) CRM
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.27%) Process Management
5 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Content Management
7 2 (3.64%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Open Source
7 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.64%) Release Management
7 2 (3.64%) TDD
7 2 (3.64%) Test Management
7 2 (3.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.82%) VB.NET
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Basel II
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ambari
1 1 (1.82%) CloudHub
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.64%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Kofax
4 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago