The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.73% 2.96% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.81% 31.25% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.NET
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
21 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.67% 9.47% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Median daily rate £375 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for .NET.

1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) WCF
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
9 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) .NET Developer
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# WCF Developer
3 8 (47.06%) WCF Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) WCF
1 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) XML
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft