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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.84% 14.81% 7.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 63.16% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Average daily rate
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£616 £412 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.75% +26.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £292 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £438 £345
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 £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
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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
22 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.57% 23.46% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 13
Average daily rate £375 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £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 £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 28 January 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 28 January 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 11 (57.89%) C#
1 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) NUnit
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) JBoss
5 6 (31.58%) Java EE
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) AMQP
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (26.32%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) Workflow
7 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
1 6 (31.58%) JBoss
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) NUnit
3 3 (15.79%) MSTest
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (5.26%) Introscope
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Digital Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Digital Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Architect
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
7 1 (5.26%) MI Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Information Systems Manager
7 1 (5.26%) MIS Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (31.58%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Java EE
2 6 (31.58%) jQuery
2 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (21.05%) WinForms
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) WF
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (5.26%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 1 (5.26%) VB6
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Open Text
2 1 (5.26%) Metastorm
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) Vignette
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) i2
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel