The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 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 Woking 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 10.59% 24.05% 5.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.03% 76.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
29 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 34.12% 31.65% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 3
Average daily rate £320 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £353 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Woking

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 39 (90.70%) WCF
3 37 (86.05%) C#
4 36 (83.72%) Scrum
4 36 (83.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (79.07%) WPF
6 31 (72.09%) Visual Studio
7 23 (53.49%) XML
8 22 (51.16%) Web Services
9 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
10 20 (46.51%) LINQ
11 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (37.21%) SOAP
12 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
13 14 (32.56%) QA
13 14 (32.56%) SQL
13 14 (32.56%) Windows
13 14 (32.56%) BDD
13 14 (32.56%) REST
13 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (30.23%) Content Management
15 12 (27.91%) ISEB
15 12 (27.91%) Office 365
16 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
17 9 (20.93%) Publishing
18 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (18.60%) DevOps
18 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
19 7 (16.28%) Python

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 3 (6.98%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Office 365
2 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (83.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (72.09%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (20.93%) Publishing
2 4 (9.30%) Law
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Software Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 14 (32.56%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
5 9 (20.93%) C# Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) QA Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Tester
9 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) WCF
2 34 (79.07%) WPF
3 23 (53.49%) XML
4 22 (51.16%) Web Services
5 20 (46.51%) LINQ
6 16 (37.21%) SOAP
7 14 (32.56%) REST
8 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.95%) XSLT
10 2 (4.65%) Ajax
10 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
1 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Scrum
2 21 (48.84%) Software Engineering
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
4 14 (32.56%) BDD
5 13 (30.23%) Content Management
6 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) User Stories
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
9 1 (2.33%) SOA
9 1 (2.33%) Kanban
9 1 (2.33%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
9 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Mercator