The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.69% 3.92% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 16.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
.NET
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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
44 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.77% 24.51% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 6
Average daily rate £375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
5 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) CRM
6 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) IIS
7 4 (21.05%) SSDT
7 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) iPaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) SSDT
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.26%) Introscope
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
4 3 (15.79%) CRM Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) WF
6 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 1 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) i2
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) Metastorm
3 1 (5.26%) OpenText
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Vignette
3 1 (5.26%) Siebel