Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 160 198
Rank change year-on-year +24 +38 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 96 36 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.51% 0.69% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 2.62% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 21 3
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.52% -
10th Percentile £360 £338 £331
90th Percentile £623 £613 £344
England median daily rate £469 £426 £363
% change year-on-year +9.97% +17.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

.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 1,802 1,375 1,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.39% 26.49% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,214 884 1,024
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £606 £563 £538
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.06% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 29
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £28.48 £27.65 £18.64
90th Percentile £64.75 £52.63 £43.05
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Wiltshire -8 37 £500 -20.00% 5
Bristol -2 25 £460 +15.00% 13
Somerset +5 14 £375 - 5
Gloucestershire -11 8 £363 - 7
Devon -4 6 £360 -10.00% 3
Dorset - 6 £450 - 10
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (67.71%) C#
3 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
6 35 (36.46%) ASP.NET
6 35 (36.46%) SQL
6 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (35.42%) Microservices
8 31 (32.29%) .NET Framework
8 31 (32.29%) MVC
9 24 (25.00%) DevOps
10 23 (23.96%) Finance
10 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (22.92%) TDD
11 22 (22.92%) HTML
11 22 (22.92%) Docker
12 21 (21.88%) Kubernetes
12 21 (21.88%) CSS
12 21 (21.88%) Scrum
13 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
14 17 (17.71%) Entity Framework
15 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
17 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
18 13 (13.54%) Web Services
18 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
18 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
18 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio Team System

.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 7 (7.29%) Confluence
2 5 (5.21%) CMS
3 3 (3.13%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.96%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.50%) Serverless
4 10 (10.42%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (9.38%) Azure Functions
6 8 (8.33%) Apigee
7 3 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (3.13%) SaaS
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.08%) Route 53
8 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) DNS
1 1 (1.04%) Firewall
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) SSL
1 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (10.42%) Bitbucket
4 9 (9.38%) JIRA
5 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.08%) NUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (1.04%) gulp
8 1 (1.04%) Moq
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Automotive
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (71.88%) Developer
2 46 (47.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) .NET Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Digital Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Systems Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.17%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Scrum Master
10 3 (3.13%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (3.13%) EPiServer Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 35 (36.46%) ASP.NET
4 31 (32.29%) .NET Framework
5 22 (22.92%) HTML
6 21 (21.88%) CSS
7 17 (17.71%) Entity Framework
8 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
10 13 (13.54%) Web Services
11 11 (11.46%) HTML5
11 11 (11.46%) Redux
11 11 (11.46%) RESTful
12 8 (8.33%) REST
13 7 (7.29%) Sass
14 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (6.25%) jQuery
15 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (4.17%) Swagger
17 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Fintech
5 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Microservices
3 31 (32.29%) MVC
4 24 (25.00%) DevOps
5 22 (22.92%) TDD
6 21 (21.88%) Scrum
7 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.42%) CRM
9 10 (10.42%) SDLC
10 9 (9.38%) BDD
10 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.25%) SOLID
12 6 (6.25%) Task Automation
12 6 (6.25%) Web Development
13 5 (5.21%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.21%) Innovative Thinking
13 5 (5.21%) OO
14 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.71%) C#
2 35 (36.46%) SQL
3 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.17%) Python
5 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.08%) ES6
6 2 (2.08%) F#
6 2 (2.08%) Go
6 2 (2.08%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (22.92%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 10 (10.42%) Terraform
3 3 (3.13%) Ansible
3 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.13%) Puppet
4 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.08%) Siebel
4 2 (2.08%) Splunk