The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 6.25% 16.07% 16.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 40.91% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
.NET
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 50.00% 39.29% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 3
Average daily rate £385 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +8.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Couchbase
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Couchbase
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) StyleCop
5 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) CQRS
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk