The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 28 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.09% 0.78% 4.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 1.92% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 38.74% 40.31% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 41
Average daily rate £300 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
East Sussex

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) WinForms
5 5 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
6 4 (40.00%) Hudson
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) NUnit
6 4 (40.00%) VB6
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) COM+

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) WinForms
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (40.00%) LINQ
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) COM+
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET
6 2 (20.00%) DCOM
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) DSDM
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) RDF
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) VB6
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Kofax