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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.88% 14.81% 7.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.15% 64.00% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Average daily rate
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£691 £365 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.38% +52.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £312 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £747 £425 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.92 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
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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
13 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.75% 23.15% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 14
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.92 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 29 December 2014.

.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 29 December 2014, 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 14 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) JBoss
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) NUnit
5 6 (28.57%) Java EE
5 6 (28.57%) AMQP
5 6 (28.57%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) JBoss
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) AMQP
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Digital Architect
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) MI Manager
6 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) Java EE
3 5 (23.81%) jQuery
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) WinForms
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) WF
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) OOD
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) i2