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 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 Framework
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 102 83
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 53 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.94% 1.31% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.26% 4.97% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 43
Median daily rate £338 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.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 730 785 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.73% 26.33% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 542 553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 38
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Wiltshire +9 28 £338 +3.84% 8
Bristol -1 10 £350 +8.52% 4
Somerset -2 3 £425 +61.90% 2
Cornwall - 2 £250 - 1
Gloucestershire +10 1 £330 +1.53% 2
Dorset +8 1 - - 9
Devon -5 1 £405 +35.00% 1
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (72.97%) C#
3 67 (60.36%) MVC
3 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (58.56%) JavaScript
5 61 (54.95%) ASP.NET
6 58 (52.25%) HTML
7 54 (48.65%) CSS
8 51 (45.95%) Entity Framework
9 47 (42.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (42.34%) SQL Server
10 39 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (29.73%) AngularJS
12 32 (28.83%) SQL
13 30 (27.03%) Scrum
14 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
15 28 (25.23%) Visual Studio
15 28 (25.23%) WCF
16 24 (21.62%) TDD
16 24 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (20.72%) Test Automation
17 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
18 22 (19.82%) HTML5
19 21 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (18.92%) jQuery
19 21 (18.92%) QA
20 18 (16.22%) Web Services
21 17 (15.32%) CRM
21 17 (15.32%) Dynamics CRM
21 17 (15.32%) SDLC

.NET Framework
Co-occurring 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 11 (9.91%) NServiceBus
2 6 (5.41%) IIS
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.90%) MS Access
7 1 (0.90%) Redis
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Visual Studio
2 24 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (14.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 11 (9.91%) Selenium
5 11 (9.91%) SpecFlow
6 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.50%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.50%) Sahi
7 5 (4.50%) WATIR
8 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.80%) MSTest
8 2 (1.80%) NuGet
8 2 (1.80%) NUnit
8 2 (1.80%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.80%) Subversion
8 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Advertising
2 1 (0.90%) Banking
2 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (86.49%) Developer
2 46 (41.44%) .NET Developer
3 29 (26.13%) C# Developer
4 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (14.41%) CRM Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Developer
7 12 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.01%) HTML Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Angular Developer
9 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.21%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.50%) UI Developer
13 4 (3.60%) Developer in Test
13 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
13 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Developer
14 3 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (54.95%) ASP.NET
3 58 (52.25%) HTML
4 54 (48.65%) CSS
5 51 (45.95%) Entity Framework
6 47 (42.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (29.73%) AngularJS
9 28 (25.23%) WCF
10 22 (19.82%) HTML5
11 21 (18.92%) jQuery
11 21 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (16.22%) Web Services
13 14 (12.61%) WPF
14 11 (9.91%) Gherkin
14 11 (9.91%) XML
15 8 (7.21%) JSON
16 7 (6.31%) Ajax
17 6 (5.41%) Ext JS
18 5 (4.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) CCTV
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Unix
2 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Android
3 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
1 67 (60.36%) MVC
2 30 (27.03%) Scrum
3 24 (21.62%) TDD
4 23 (20.72%) Test Automation
5 17 (15.32%) CRM
5 17 (15.32%) SDLC
6 16 (14.41%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.61%) BDD
8 12 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.91%) Kanban
9 11 (9.91%) Web Development
10 9 (8.11%) Pair Programming
11 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.41%) MVVM
12 6 (5.41%) Test Planning
13 5 (4.50%) Open Source
13 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (72.97%) C#
2 65 (58.56%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.83%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.21%) TypeScript
6 7 (6.31%) Java
6 7 (6.31%) Ruby
7 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.80%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.90%) MCP
4 1 (0.90%) MCSA
4 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.92%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Sencha
3 4 (3.60%) IBM
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.90%) Kofax
5 1 (0.90%) RedGate
5 1 (0.90%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.90%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
Swindon, Wiltshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago