The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 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 West Malling 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Malling 33.33% 81.82% 27.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Malling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Malling 33.33% 81.82% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Malling 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Malling 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft