The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Croydon region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.77% 4.62% 7.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.39% 27.27% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate £350 £485 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.83% +49.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.70% 16.92% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 21
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £482 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
London

.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
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 18 April 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 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) WinForms
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) OOD
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) Classic ASP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) LINQ
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (20.00%) WF
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) DNS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) PVCS
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) XML
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) WinForms
4 4 (26.67%) Classic ASP
4 4 (26.67%) LINQ
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) WF
5 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
2 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Contact Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Lagan
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM