The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 26 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.89% 9.52% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.91% 46.88% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £287 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £406 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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Wiltshire

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
55 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.59% 20.32% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 33
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 30 (55.56%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
4 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 20 (37.04%) Finance
5 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) CSS
6 15 (27.78%) HTML
7 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 12 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (18.52%) HTML5
10 9 (16.67%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) VBScript
11 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 7 (12.96%) Windows
12 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (12.96%) CSS3
12 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
13 6 (11.11%) Content Management
13 6 (11.11%) CMS
14 5 (9.26%) Ajax
14 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (9.26%) XML
14 5 (9.26%) IIS
14 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 4 (7.41%) WCF
15 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
15 4 (7.41%) MySQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.85%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET
2 15 (27.78%) CSS
2 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 10 (18.52%) HTML5
5 7 (12.96%) CSS3
6 5 (9.26%) Ajax
6 5 (9.26%) XML
7 4 (7.41%) WCF
7 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
7 4 (7.41%) LAMP
8 3 (5.56%) Web Services
8 3 (5.56%) jQuery
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.70%) OAuth
9 2 (3.70%) XACML
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.70%) Classic ASP
9 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.85%) DTV
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) MVC
2 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
3 6 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
4 3 (5.56%) CRM
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) ETL
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.70%) Web Design
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (1.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C#
2 27 (50.00%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 8 (14.81%) VBScript
6 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.56%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) FINREP
2 1 (1.85%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (3.70%) MIIS
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.85%) Infor