The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.07% 12.79% 10.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.00% 45.83% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £491 £475
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 £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.06% 27.91% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 30
Average daily rate £363 £326 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Slough

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 17 (65.38%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) WCF
6 8 (30.77%) WPF
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) MVC
8 6 (23.08%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
9 5 (19.23%) PHP
9 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) OO
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) LINQ
10 4 (15.38%) Ajax
11 3 (11.54%) Marketing
11 3 (11.54%) Web Development
11 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) Games
11 3 (11.54%) Scrum
11 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
11 3 (11.54%) MySQL
11 3 (11.54%) Photoshop

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Games
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) UX Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Umbraco Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) WCF
3 8 (30.77%) WPF
3 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (15.38%) Ajax
6 4 (15.38%) LINQ
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) POCO
8 1 (3.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Graphic Design
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) Information Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) MVVM
4 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) B2B
6 1 (3.85%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) IBM