The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET 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 Coventry 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 (dotNet)
Rank 5 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 41 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.58% 9.69% 6.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.25% 61.11% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 9
Average daily rate £313 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £134 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £462
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 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.54% 15.86% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 12 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +82.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 61 (69.32%) ASP.NET
2 59 (67.05%) C#
3 46 (52.27%) SQL
4 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 29 (32.95%) HTML
7 28 (31.82%) MVC
8 25 (28.41%) VB.NET
9 18 (20.45%) CSS
10 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (17.05%) TDD
11 15 (17.05%) Finance
11 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
11 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (15.91%) Banking
13 13 (14.77%) Cognos
13 13 (14.77%) Data Modelling
13 13 (14.77%) WCF
14 12 (13.64%) Data Transformation
14 12 (13.64%) CRM
14 12 (13.64%) UNIX
14 12 (13.64%) Windows
14 12 (13.64%) VB
14 12 (13.64%) WinForms
15 11 (12.50%) Web Services
15 11 (12.50%) ReportNet
15 11 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
15 11 (12.50%) DTS
15 11 (12.50%) jQuery
15 11 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.95%) CMS
3 4 (4.55%) Drupal
3 4 (4.55%) Alfresco
3 4 (4.55%) SAS
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) LAN
1 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.50%) ReportNet
3 11 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
3 11 (12.50%) DTS
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.55%) Base SAS
5 4 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.55%) MySQL
6 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) NUnit
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.14%) MSTest
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (82.95%) Developer
2 34 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.55%) SAS Developer
10 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (69.32%) ASP.NET
2 29 (32.95%) HTML
3 18 (20.45%) CSS
4 15 (17.05%) .NET Framework
4 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (14.77%) WCF
6 12 (13.64%) WinForms
7 11 (12.50%) Web Services
7 11 (12.50%) jQuery
7 11 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (9.09%) XML
8 8 (9.09%) NHibernate
9 7 (7.95%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (7.95%) Spring.NET
10 6 (6.82%) WPF
11 5 (5.68%) HTML5
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (4.55%) LINQ
12 4 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) NHS
2 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.14%) Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) UNIX
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) MVC
2 15 (17.05%) TDD
3 13 (14.77%) Data Modelling
4 12 (13.64%) Data Transformation
4 12 (13.64%) CRM
5 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.95%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (5.68%) AOP
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.68%) Analytics
8 4 (4.55%) SOA
8 4 (4.55%) ETL
8 4 (4.55%) OOP
8 4 (4.55%) Content Management
8 4 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.41%) Web Development
10 2 (2.27%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (2.27%) BDD
10 2 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.05%) C#
2 46 (52.27%) SQL
3 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 25 (28.41%) VB.NET
5 12 (13.64%) VB
6 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
7 6 (6.82%) C
8 5 (5.68%) C++
9 4 (4.55%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.41%) Java
11 2 (2.27%) SAS Macro
12 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Cognos
2 9 (10.23%) Teradata
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) Oracle
5 5 (5.68%) Ektron
6 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Avaya
7 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) EPiServer