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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.97% 3.17% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.59% 24.24% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
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£300 £240 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.52%
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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.01% 13.10% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 19
Average daily rate £300 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 1 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 18 (81.82%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
5 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) XML
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Ajax
10 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 4 (18.18%) REST
11 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (13.64%) C++
11 3 (13.64%) SQL
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) CMS
11 3 (13.64%) WinForms
12 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Moodle
4 1 (4.55%) Kentico
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) CMS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (4.55%) IFS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) REST
8 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.64%) WinForms
9 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (4.55%) Apache Sling
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
10 1 (4.55%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Open Source
1 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
1 1 (4.55%) VLE
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) SCORM
1 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) RUP
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe