The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Home Counties 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank - 5 12
Contract jobs citing .NET 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 11.11% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 100.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 11.11% 11.11% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £413 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
South East

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

.NET
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle