The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 64 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 22.38% 15.28% 8.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.95% 58.67% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.NET
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
105 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 36.71% 26.04% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 52 18
Average daily rate £385 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 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 24 December 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 52 (53.61%) C#
2 34 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
2 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (28.87%) .NET Framework
5 27 (27.84%) HTML
6 26 (26.80%) WCF
7 25 (25.77%) SQL
8 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
8 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (21.65%) Scrum
9 21 (21.65%) MVC
9 21 (21.65%) TDD
9 21 (21.65%) VB.NET
9 21 (21.65%) Web Services
10 20 (20.62%) CSS
11 19 (19.59%) jQuery
12 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (15.46%) Web Development
13 15 (15.46%) CSS3
13 15 (15.46%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (14.43%) CRM
14 14 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (13.40%) Dynamics CRM
15 13 (13.40%) Ajax
15 13 (13.40%) VB
15 13 (13.40%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (15.46%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) HTTP
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) FTP
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (3.09%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.09%) OLAP
8 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.03%) DTS
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.03%) MySQL
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.28%) NUnit
3 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.22%) ReSharper
4 7 (7.22%) NCover
4 7 (7.22%) StyleCop
4 7 (7.22%) MSTest
4 7 (7.22%) NDepend
4 7 (7.22%) MSBuild
4 7 (7.22%) SpecFlow
5 5 (5.15%) NuGet
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
2 5 (5.15%) German Language
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 31 (31.96%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.68%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Architect
5 8 (8.25%) Lead Developer
5 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (4.12%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Integration Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.09%) VB Developer
9 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
2 28 (28.87%) .NET Framework
3 27 (27.84%) HTML
4 26 (26.80%) WCF
5 21 (21.65%) Web Services
6 20 (20.62%) CSS
7 19 (19.59%) jQuery
8 15 (15.46%) CSS3
9 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (13.40%) Ajax
11 12 (12.37%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (12.37%) XML
11 12 (12.37%) XSLT
12 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (10.31%) Semantic HTML
12 10 (10.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (9.28%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (8.25%) REST
14 8 (8.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Open Source
2 7 (7.22%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) SCADA
5 3 (3.09%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) TDD
2 21 (21.65%) Scrum
2 21 (21.65%) MVC
3 15 (15.46%) Web Development
4 14 (14.43%) CRM
5 12 (12.37%) Test Scripting
6 11 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.31%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (9.28%) Functional Programming
8 9 (9.28%) OO
9 8 (8.25%) ATDD
9 8 (8.25%) Kanban
10 7 (7.22%) BDD
10 7 (7.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.15%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.15%) Workflow
11 5 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) C#
2 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.65%) VB.NET
5 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.40%) Java
5 13 (13.40%) VB
6 12 (12.37%) Python
6 12 (12.37%) Ruby
7 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.22%) VBA
8 7 (7.22%) VBScript
9 2 (2.06%) PHP
9 2 (2.06%) C
9 2 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.03%) PHP5
10 1 (1.03%) Pascal
10 1 (1.03%) VB6
10 1 (1.03%) COBOL
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.06%) Motorola
5 1 (1.03%) CODA
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Capita
5 1 (1.03%) Google
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos
5 1 (1.03%) Citrix