Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 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.

.NET Core
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 171 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 70 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 0.36% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 0
South West median daily rate £461 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.24% - -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

.NET Core 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 1,731 1,451 1,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.82% 25.82% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,149 919 1,162
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 20
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +32.41% -14.71%
10th Percentile £24.05 £35.00 £18.63
90th Percentile £63.38 £58.75 £53.88
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the South West

.NET Core
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 Core in the South West.

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

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

.NET Core
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 Core within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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 +12 32 £538 -10.42% 5
Bristol +7 20 £450 +24.14% 11
Somerset +5 9 £475 +28.81% 2
Devon - 7 £360 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 1 £463 - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 10
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (64.29%) C#
2 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.71%) SQL Server
4 31 (44.29%) Microservices
5 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (41.43%) .NET Framework
7 22 (31.43%) MVC
8 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
10 18 (25.71%) SQL
10 18 (25.71%) DevOps
11 17 (24.29%) Docker
12 16 (22.86%) Kubernetes
13 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (21.43%) TDD
14 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
15 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) Scrum
16 12 (17.14%) Web Services
17 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
17 11 (15.71%) Banking
17 11 (15.71%) Redux
18 10 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
18 10 (14.29%) Linux
19 9 (12.86%) CSS
19 9 (12.86%) HTML
19 9 (12.86%) Test Automation

.NET Core
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 5 (7.14%) CMS
2 4 (5.71%) Confluence
3 3 (4.29%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.43%) Apigee
4 3 (4.29%) Serverless
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.86%) Route 53
5 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) Firewall
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
1 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.86%) Bitbucket
3 6 (8.57%) JIRA
4 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.29%) JMeter
6 3 (4.29%) NUnit
7 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 31 (44.29%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Architect
4 11 (15.71%) .NET Architect
5 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Scrum Master
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) EPiServer Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) C# Architect
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (2.86%) Web Architect
9 1 (1.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 29 (41.43%) .NET Framework
4 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 12 (17.14%) Web Services
7 11 (15.71%) Redux
8 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.86%) CSS
9 9 (12.86%) HTML
9 9 (12.86%) RESTful
10 7 (10.00%) HTML5
10 7 (10.00%) REST
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (7.14%) Sass
13 4 (5.71%) jQuery
13 4 (5.71%) React
13 4 (5.71%) Swagger
14 3 (4.29%) JSON
14 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Microservices
3 22 (31.43%) MVC
4 18 (25.71%) DevOps
5 15 (21.43%) TDD
6 13 (18.57%) Scrum
7 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.43%) SOLID
9 7 (10.00%) BDD
9 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.57%) OO
11 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
11 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.14%) OOP
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
12 4 (5.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 4 (5.71%) Information Security
12 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) C#
2 18 (25.71%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.71%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) F#
7 2 (2.86%) Go
7 2 (2.86%) Java
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.57%) Terraform
3 3 (4.29%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.86%) Siebel
4 2 (2.86%) Splunk