The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 20 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.88% 1.27% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 8.33% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
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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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.12% 15.19% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 25
Average daily rate £450 £375 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft