The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.50% 0.78% 6.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 4.35% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £520 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 Docklands, London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 18.02% 17.83% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 26
Average daily rate £438 £520 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £434 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £675 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) WPF
3 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) VBA
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) Statistics
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) VB6
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
5 4 (26.67%) MVVM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior UI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) Task Parallel Library
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) XSL
4 2 (13.33%) ActiveX
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (26.67%) Statistics
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.67%) Derivative
5 1 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) MVVM
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (20.00%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VBA
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB
4 4 (26.67%) VB6
5 3 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) BEA