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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.71% 10.53% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 71.43% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
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£481 £395 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.83% -16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £295 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £430 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
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London

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
18 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.43% 14.74% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Average daily rate £450 £390 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £292 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 27 August 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 27 August 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 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) NUnit
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) WF
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) PaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) NUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 4 (30.77%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) WF
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) OOD
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle