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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.76% 5.68% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.08% 40.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£350 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.65% 14.20% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 7
Average daily rate £313 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) WCF
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) WinForms
9 1 (7.14%) Web Design
9 1 (7.14%) Legal
9 1 (7.14%) Workflow
9 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.14%) XHTML
9 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (7.14%) VBA
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.14%) CSS
9 1 (7.14%) HTML
9 1 (7.14%) Perl
9 1 (7.14%) Banking
9 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
2 1 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) XML
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) XHTML
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
2 1 (7.14%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) R
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau