The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / South West
Rank 79 97 68
Rank change year-on-year +18 -29  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 58 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.25% 1.52% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.86% 6.19% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 72
Median daily rate £354 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £383 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework 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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 738 711 770
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.67% 24.50% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 472 503
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in the South West

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the South West

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the South West

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the South West

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +17 23 £450 +28.57% 13
Somerset +9 12 £266 -33.62% 5
Wiltshire -5 9 £354 +4.81% 3
Gloucestershire +10 5 £388 +24.00% 2
Devon - 5 £425 - 5
Dorset +5 1 - - 3
Cornwall -7 1 - - 2
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 South West region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (74.04%) C#
3 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (56.73%) MVC
5 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
6 57 (54.81%) ASP.NET
7 54 (51.92%) HTML
8 50 (48.08%) CSS
9 47 (45.19%) SQL Server
10 41 (39.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (36.54%) Entity Framework
12 33 (31.73%) Scrum
13 32 (30.77%) jQuery
13 32 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 31 (29.81%) HTML5
15 30 (28.85%) Visual Studio
16 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (25.00%) Security Cleared
17 26 (25.00%) SC Cleared
18 25 (24.04%) SQL
19 24 (23.08%) QA
19 24 (23.08%) TDD
20 23 (22.12%) AngularJS
21 22 (21.15%) Unit Testing
22 21 (20.19%) WCF
23 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
23 20 (19.23%) CRM
24 19 (18.27%) Web Services
25 18 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 17 (16.35%) WPF

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.69%) NServiceBus
3 7 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.85%) IIS
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) Skype
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (45.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.85%) Redis
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (28.85%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.54%) Selenium
3 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (10.58%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.58%) SpecFlow
5 7 (6.73%) Subversion
6 5 (4.81%) HP UFT
6 5 (4.81%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.81%) ReSharper
6 5 (4.81%) Sahi
6 5 (4.81%) WATIR
7 4 (3.85%) NUnit
8 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.92%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.92%) MSTest
9 2 (1.92%) NuGet
10 1 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.96%) WiX
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Billing
3 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (87.50%) Developer
2 44 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 28 (26.92%) C# Developer
4 15 (14.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (11.54%) CRM Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.77%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Developer in Test
11 5 (4.81%) HTML Developer
11 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.85%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.85%) WPF Developer
13 3 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 3 (2.88%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (54.81%) ASP.NET
3 54 (51.92%) HTML
4 50 (48.08%) CSS
5 41 (39.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (36.54%) Entity Framework
7 32 (30.77%) jQuery
8 31 (29.81%) HTML5
9 28 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (22.12%) AngularJS
11 21 (20.19%) WCF
12 19 (18.27%) Web Services
13 18 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (16.35%) WPF
15 14 (13.46%) XML
16 11 (10.58%) Gherkin
17 10 (9.62%) LINQ
18 9 (8.65%) Ajax
19 8 (7.69%) JSON
19 8 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (56.73%) MVC
3 33 (31.73%) Scrum
4 24 (23.08%) TDD
5 22 (21.15%) Unit Testing
6 20 (19.23%) CRM
7 16 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 15 (14.42%) Automated Testing
8 15 (14.42%) BDD
8 15 (14.42%) Kanban
9 14 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.58%) Web Development
11 10 (9.62%) SDLC
11 10 (9.62%) Test Automation
12 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (6.73%) Pair Programming
13 7 (6.73%) Test Planning
14 6 (5.77%) MVVM
15 5 (4.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) C#
2 58 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.04%) SQL
4 12 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.65%) Java
6 7 (6.73%) Ruby
6 7 (6.73%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) IBM
4 4 (3.85%) Sencha
5 1 (0.96%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.96%) Kofax
5 1 (0.96%) RedGate
5 1 (0.96%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.96%) Telerik
5 1 (0.96%) Twitter
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + working inside IR35
Posted: 5 days ago