The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 3.95% 28.57% 6.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 93.33% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
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£350 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
.NET
West Midlands

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 Worcestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 25.00% 30.61% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate £188 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £357 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch -1 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Worcester -12 1 - - 2
Bromsgrove - - - - 3
Malvern - - - -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) RAD
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft