The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 8.16% 19.05% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.77% 32.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £165 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 26.53% 59.52% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 3
Average daily rate £326 £238 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.36% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £37.45 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Brentwood region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Brentwood

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Brentwood region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) IIS
3 8 (40.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) MKS
8 3 (15.00%) WebFOCUS
8 3 (15.00%) Subversion
8 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
8 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (15.00%) AccuRev
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.00%) XMLA
8 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Broadband
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Telnet
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) WebFOCUS
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (15.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (10.00%) Redmine
2 2 (10.00%) Trac
2 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Report Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Release Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) SOAP
2 8 (40.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) XMLA
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) XQuery
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) MKS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Gate