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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.94% 3.29% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 17.95% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £254 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.50% 18.31% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate £315 £334 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 26 May 2015, 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 22 (91.67%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) jQuery
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
6 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (25.00%) C++
8 6 (25.00%) HTML
8 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (12.50%) Ajax
11 3 (12.50%) WinForms
11 3 (12.50%) WPF
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) CMS
11 3 (12.50%) CRM
11 3 (12.50%) Git (software)

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) Moodle
4 1 (4.17%) Kentico
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) Log4Net
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) CMS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) WinForms
7 3 (12.50%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.17%) POCO
9 1 (4.17%) JSON
9 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) SCORM
2 1 (4.17%) VLE
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP