The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.27% 8.70% 15.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.83% 25.40% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £376 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
South 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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 63 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.77% 34.24% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 26
Average daily rate £330 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 32 (50.79%) C#
1 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
3 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.92%) SQL
6 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 18 (28.57%) Web Services
8 15 (23.81%) MVC
9 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 12 (19.05%) CSS
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
10 12 (19.05%) HTML
10 12 (19.05%) Oracle
11 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (17.46%) IIS
11 11 (17.46%) Windows
11 11 (17.46%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (15.87%) XML
12 10 (15.87%) WCF
12 10 (15.87%) TDD
13 9 (14.29%) Firewall
13 9 (14.29%) Migration
13 9 (14.29%) ITIL
13 9 (14.29%) OO
13 9 (14.29%) JBoss
13 9 (14.29%) REST
14 8 (12.70%) Umbraco
14 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.46%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (14.29%) JBoss
4 8 (12.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.76%) CMS400.NET
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.17%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.35%) DB2
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.17%) NUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Selenium
2 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (68.25%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Umbraco Developer
6 4 (6.35%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Development Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Software Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.17%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.17%) DBA
8 2 (3.17%) Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) SQL DBA
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET
2 18 (28.57%) Web Services
3 12 (19.05%) CSS
3 12 (19.05%) HTML
4 10 (15.87%) XML
4 10 (15.87%) WCF
5 9 (14.29%) REST
6 7 (11.11%) WPF
7 6 (9.52%) jQuery
7 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.52%) SOAP
8 4 (6.35%) Middleware
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.17%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 3 (4.76%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.17%) CCTV
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Life Science
2 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) MVC
3 10 (15.87%) TDD
4 9 (14.29%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) OO
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
5 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.11%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
8 4 (6.35%) BDD
9 3 (4.76%) Build Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.17%) Project Management
10 2 (3.17%) Web Design
10 2 (3.17%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) C#
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) VB6
7 1 (1.59%) XPath
7 1 (1.59%) X++
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) XQuery
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PMP
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Foglight
2 4 (6.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco
3 5 (7.94%) New Relic
3 5 (7.94%) EMC
3 5 (7.94%) NetApp
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Ektron
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
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