The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 24 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.26% 3.43% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 3.68% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £290 £266 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -23.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 163 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.95% 93.14% 89.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 90 62
Average daily rate £350 £301 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.38 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
.NET Developer
South Yorkshire

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
7 7 (35.00%) CMS
7 7 (35.00%) MVC
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (25.00%) HTML5
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (20.00%) NUnit
10 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
10 4 (20.00%) SOAP
10 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (20.00%) OO
11 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (15.00%) Validation
11 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
11 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (15.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) NHibernate
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) RESTful
9 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
10 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Ektron
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter