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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.54% 8.11% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate - £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.NET
Hertfordshire

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
6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 9.23% 13.51% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
Average daily rate £325 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 29 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) MSTest
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft