Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 103 62
Rank change year-on-year -7 -41 +66
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 105 106 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.86% 1.86% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 6.79% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 132
South West median daily rate £353 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -3.57% +10.24%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £275
90th Percentile £438 £438 £409
England median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
South West median hourly rate - £23.78 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.60% -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +13.33%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1455 1560 1801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.77% 27.34% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1142 1260
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 92
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.63 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.88 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +20 51 £350 +7.69% 8
Bristol -2 20 £350 - 12
Dorset +8 10 £400 +23.08% 9
Gloucestershire +2 8 £325 - 1
Somerset -19 4 £375 -2.60% 4
Devon -6 2 £405 +27.06% 1
Cornwall - 2 £250 - 1
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 94 (89.52%) C#
3 93 (88.57%) MVC
4 81 (77.14%) ASP.NET
5 70 (66.67%) Entity Framework
6 65 (61.90%) JavaScript
7 63 (60.00%) HTML
7 63 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (49.52%) CSS
10 42 (40.00%) SQL
10 42 (40.00%) AngularJS
11 38 (36.19%) SQL Server
12 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
12 31 (29.52%) jQuery
12 31 (29.52%) HTML5
13 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (20.00%) Scrum
14 21 (20.00%) WCF
15 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
16 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (16.19%) Web Development
16 17 (16.19%) TDD
17 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
19 14 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 14 (13.33%) CMS
19 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
20 13 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (11.43%) OO

.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 14 (13.33%) CMS
2 10 (9.52%) IIS
3 7 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.67%) Kentico
3 7 (6.67%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.95%) Confluence
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.95%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) CTI
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.90%) DB2
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 13 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.52%) NUnit
5 10 (9.52%) ReSharper
6 7 (6.67%) FxCop
7 6 (5.71%) JIRA
7 6 (5.71%) NuGet
8 4 (3.81%) Grunt
9 3 (2.86%) PostCSS
9 3 (2.86%) Selenium
9 3 (2.86%) webpack
10 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.90%) Subversion
10 2 (1.90%) TortoiseSVN
10 2 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) French Language
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (91.43%) Developer
2 59 (56.19%) .NET Developer
3 27 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 25 (23.81%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) HTML Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.81%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.81%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.81%) Senior Web Developer
13 3 (2.86%) CMS Developer
13 3 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
13 3 (2.86%) Sitecore Developer
13 3 (2.86%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (77.14%) ASP.NET
3 70 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 63 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (60.00%) HTML
5 52 (49.52%) CSS
6 42 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 31 (29.52%) HTML5
7 31 (29.52%) jQuery
8 27 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (20.00%) WCF
10 14 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (11.43%) CSS3
12 11 (10.48%) LINQ
13 10 (9.52%) RESTful
13 10 (9.52%) Web Services
13 10 (9.52%) WPF
14 9 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (6.67%) LESS
15 7 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.86%) User Experience
3 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.95%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (88.57%) MVC
2 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.00%) Scrum
4 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
5 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.19%) TDD
5 17 (16.19%) Web Development
6 12 (11.43%) OO
7 11 (10.48%) Front End Development
7 11 (10.48%) MVVM
7 11 (10.48%) OOP
8 10 (9.52%) Web Application Development
9 9 (8.57%) SDLC
10 8 (7.62%) DevOps
10 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.71%) Data Extraction
12 6 (5.71%) Pair Programming
12 6 (5.71%) System Testing
12 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (89.52%) C#
2 65 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 42 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (7.62%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.95%) Java
8 1 (0.95%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.86%) Sencha
2 3 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.90%) RedGate
3 2 (1.90%) Twitter
3 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.95%) Sourcefire