The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Slough 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.79% 11.72% 7.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.83% 42.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.91% 27.62% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 23
Average daily rate £319 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
.NET
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.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 30 July 2014.

.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 30 July 2014, 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 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) CRM
3 19 (30.16%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) Oracle
4 17 (26.98%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (20.63%) Workflow
5 13 (20.63%) Metastorm
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) J2EE
7 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
7 11 (17.46%) SOAP
7 11 (17.46%) Web Services
7 11 (17.46%) Siebel
7 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
8 9 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.29%) SQL
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
9 8 (12.70%) Release Management
10 7 (11.11%) QA
10 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 7 (11.11%) Migration
10 7 (11.11%) HTML
10 7 (11.11%) XML
10 7 (11.11%) IBM
11 6 (9.52%) Lotus
11 6 (9.52%) SOA
11 6 (9.52%) UML
11 6 (9.52%) IBM Notes

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) PegaRULES
4 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.59%) WordPress
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.17%) Cordys
3 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Force.com
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) ISDN
1 5 (7.94%) VoIP
1 5 (7.94%) DHCP
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
1 5 (7.94%) RTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) DataStage
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.35%) Ant
2 2 (3.17%) Rational Rose
2 2 (3.17%) Toad
3 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.94%) Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Electronics
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 13 (20.63%) Technical Manager
5 12 (19.05%) Technical Project Manager
6 11 (17.46%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Technical Development Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) WPF Developer
10 3 (4.76%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Development Project Manager
10 3 (4.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) J2EE
2 11 (17.46%) SOAP
2 11 (17.46%) Web Services
3 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.11%) HTML
4 7 (11.11%) XML
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.94%) RESTful
6 4 (6.35%) Visualforce
6 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.35%) WPF
7 3 (4.76%) WCF
8 2 (3.17%) Middleware
8 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (3.17%) jQuery
9 1 (1.59%) JRules
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.59%) Java SE
9 1 (1.59%) Java EE
9 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) iSeries
2 4 (6.35%) DTV
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (1.59%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000 Server
1 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) CRM
2 13 (20.63%) Workflow
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) MVC
4 8 (12.70%) Release Management
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) SOA
6 6 (9.52%) UML
6 6 (9.52%) Use Case
6 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.94%) Data Mapping
7 5 (7.94%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Validation
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.94%) C++
6 4 (6.35%) Apex Code
7 3 (4.76%) RPG
8 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.17%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) VBScript
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) MCTS
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) MCSE
1 5 (7.94%) CCNA
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.94%) CCVP
2 1 (1.59%) CNE
2 1 (1.59%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (20.63%) Metastorm
4 11 (17.46%) Siebel
5 7 (11.11%) IBM
6 6 (9.52%) Lotus
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco
8 4 (6.35%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) Twitter
10 1 (1.59%) ILOG