The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 27 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.07% 5.23% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 40.91% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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 £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.42% 12.79% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 7
Average daily rate £425 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Drools
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) Drools
5 2 (14.29%) XSD
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle