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Hi all.

After working in Seattle USA for the last 15 years, due to family commitments, I need to move back to the UK and would like to find contracting gigs in London or the South east.
I am out of touch with with the UK market, and would like some insights on the availability of work right now giving the troubles in the economy, and what sort of rates would be realistic.

Also, can anybody recommend some good agencies to contact. Ideally I would like to have something lined up before moving.

So, I have 10 years+ development experience with SQL Server development working for Microsoft, Expedia, At&T and a few others.

Thanks in advance for any tips.

Patrick

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Have you tried using LinkedIn to contact any connections from that area? I've found that useful in researching this kind of thing.

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put your CV up on the job boards like totaljobs.com/jobsite.co.uk/monster.co.uk/contractjobs.com, you will get plenty of agencies contacting you.

i've just started a new role and i'm still constantly being called by agencies saying they have plenty of work in London



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pef (2/27/2012)
Hi all.

After working in Seattle USA for the last 15 years, due to family commitments, I need to move back to the UK and would like to find contracting gigs in London or the South east.
I am out of touch with with the UK market, and would like some insights on the availability of work right now giving the troubles in the economy, and what sort of rates would be realistic.

Also, can anybody recommend some good agencies to contact. Ideally I would like to have something lined up before moving.

So, I have 10 years+ development experience with SQL Server development working for Microsoft, Expedia, At&T and a few others.

Thanks in advance for any tips.

Patrick


I tried to get job by contacting thru totaljobs.com /jobsite BUT all need that we have UK citizenship / living there....
Is it the case with you?

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