The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.68% 8.11% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 26.79% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Average daily rate £344 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.83% 30.27% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 16
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £281 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin