The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 39 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.37% 3.22% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 16.42% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
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£300 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -4.51%
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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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.61% 19.59% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 30
Average daily rate £350 £316 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -8.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £583 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) VBScript
4 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) CMS
7 4 (28.57%) LAMP
7 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) Content Management
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
8 3 (21.43%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) LAMP
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) VBScript
3 7 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Sitecore