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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.83% 6.92% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 94.44% 78.57% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
18 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.82% 8.81% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 February 2016, 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 27 (96.43%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 21 (75.00%) Web Services
3 21 (75.00%) WCF
4 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
5 12 (42.86%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
6 11 (39.29%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
10 5 (17.86%) XML
10 5 (17.86%) WinForms
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
12 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (10.71%) VB
12 3 (10.71%) XSD
12 3 (10.71%) XSLT
12 3 (10.71%) SOAP
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) Kentico
1 2 (7.14%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) .NET Developer
2 23 (82.14%) C# Developer
3 19 (67.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (57.14%) WCF Developer
5 14 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 5 (17.86%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (10.71%) VB Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) CMS Developer
8 2 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) WCF
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
3 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.86%) WinForms
6 5 (17.86%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) XSD
7 3 (10.71%) XSLT
8 2 (7.14%) HTML5
8 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Android Development
4 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) XPath
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.57%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) VMware