Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 154 174
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 81 77 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.27% 1.20% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 4.30% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 16
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.03% -
10th Percentile £358 £363 £314
90th Percentile £613 £606 £463
England median daily rate £450 £454 £425
% change year-on-year -0.88% +6.82% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.78 - -

.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 1,561 1,792 1,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.46% 27.88% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 1,206 918
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 21
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +1.12% +18.67%
10th Percentile £11.65 £21.35 £35.00
90th Percentile £52.93 £66.13 £58.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.01%

.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 10 December 2019.

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 10 December 2019. 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
Bristol +26 40 £426 -6.32% 12
Wiltshire -16 25 £450 -10.00% 8
Gloucestershire +7 10 £500 +8.11% 3
Devon -7 3 £425 +18.06% 6
Somerset -14 1 £335 -10.67% 4
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (67.90%) C#
3 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (50.62%) SQL
5 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
6 39 (48.15%) Microservices
7 34 (41.98%) CSS
8 32 (39.51%) Scrum
9 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 27 (33.33%) TypeScript
9 27 (33.33%) Docker
10 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (29.63%) React
11 24 (29.63%) Redux
12 23 (28.40%) Sass
13 22 (27.16%) Azure
13 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET
14 20 (24.69%) DevOps
15 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
18 14 (17.28%) RESTful
18 14 (17.28%) AWS
19 13 (16.05%) HTML
19 13 (16.05%) Finance
20 11 (13.58%) MVC
20 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
21 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
21 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
21 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project

.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 4 (4.94%) Confluence
1 4 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Azure
2 14 (17.28%) AWS
3 7 (8.64%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (8.64%) Serverless
4 5 (6.17%) Azure Functions
4 5 (6.17%) PaaS
5 4 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.47%) IaaS
6 2 (2.47%) npm
6 2 (2.47%) NuGet
7 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.47%) git-flow
4 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) Moq
4 2 (2.47%) NUnit
4 2 (2.47%) Selenium
4 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) German Language
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (83.95%) Developer
2 31 (38.27%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 17 (20.99%) React Developer
5 7 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Azure Developer
6 6 (7.41%) CRM Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Architect
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (41.98%) CSS
3 24 (29.63%) React
3 24 (29.63%) Redux
4 23 (28.40%) Sass
5 22 (27.16%) ASP.NET
6 14 (17.28%) RESTful
7 13 (16.05%) HTML
8 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.64%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (7.41%) WCF
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Core
13 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (4.94%) jQuery
14 3 (3.70%) Angular 2
14 3 (3.70%) HTML5
15 2 (2.47%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (11.11%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.15%) Microservices
3 32 (39.51%) Scrum
4 20 (24.69%) DevOps
5 11 (13.58%) MVC
6 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.11%) TDD
8 7 (8.64%) CRM
8 7 (8.64%) Web Development
9 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.17%) Kanban
10 5 (6.17%) SDLC
10 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.94%) B2C
11 4 (4.94%) BDD
11 4 (4.94%) Coaching
11 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.94%) Front End Development
11 4 (4.94%) Workflow
12 3 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.90%) C#
2 41 (50.62%) SQL
3 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 6 (7.41%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.94%) Kibana
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Xamarin