The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.51% 7.34% 7.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 19.51% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £573 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.39% +7.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.NET
London

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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.05% 37.61% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 62 49
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 28 August 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 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) LINQ
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) XSL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
5 1 (14.29%) Flash
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) VB

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) LINQ
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) CGI
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
3 1 (14.29%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle