The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.12% 7.91% 8.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 27.45% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £363 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.76% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £445 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 51 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 24.74% 28.81% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 14
Median daily rate £401 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Middlesex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Middlesex.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Middlesex

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (23.08%) Redback
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) UniBasic
5 3 (23.08%) Prototyping

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Excel Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SSAS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) React
7 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) UniBasic
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Redback
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft