The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 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 Canary Wharf 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 36 12
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 11 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.21% 3.03% 14.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 11.22% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 45
Average daily rate £400 £550 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +2.61%
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 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 98 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.79% 27.00% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 78 97
Average daily rate £550 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £515 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
London

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) SunGard
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Derivative
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (10.00%) CSLA
6 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (10.00%) FxCop
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (10.00%) FxCop
1 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (10.00%) CSLA
3 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (10.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (20.00%) Derivative
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (10.00%) MVVM
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) OOD
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SunGard
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects