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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.58% 11.93% 12.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 43.33% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £251 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £290 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.15% 27.52% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 39
Average daily rate £350 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 21 April 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 21 April 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 40 (71.43%) C#
2 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
4 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
6 21 (37.50%) HTML
6 21 (37.50%) CSS
6 21 (37.50%) MVC
6 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.71%) SQL
8 19 (33.93%) Web Services
9 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 16 (28.57%) jQuery
10 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
10 15 (26.79%) TDD
10 15 (26.79%) XML
11 14 (25.00%) IIS
12 13 (23.21%) Scrum
13 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
13 12 (21.43%) WPF
14 11 (19.64%) WCF
14 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (16.07%) OO
16 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
16 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (14.29%) CRM
17 8 (14.29%) Oracle
17 8 (14.29%) Ajax

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.29%) Umbraco
4 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (8.93%) JBoss
6 3 (5.36%) CMS
6 3 (5.36%) CMS400.NET
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (55.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.79%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) CRM Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Development Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Software Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 21 (37.50%) CSS
2 21 (37.50%) HTML
3 19 (33.93%) Web Services
4 16 (28.57%) jQuery
5 15 (26.79%) XML
6 12 (21.43%) WPF
6 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 11 (19.64%) WCF
8 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (14.29%) Ajax
10 4 (7.14%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.36%) REST
12 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
12 2 (3.57%) SignalR
12 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.57%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (3.57%) NHibernate
12 2 (3.57%) SOAP
12 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.57%) CCTV
1 2 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) MVC
3 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
4 15 (26.79%) TDD
5 13 (23.21%) Scrum
6 9 (16.07%) OO
7 8 (14.29%) CRM
7 8 (14.29%) Web Development
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
10 3 (5.36%) Build Automation
10 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.36%) Workflow
11 2 (3.57%) Project Management
11 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Web Design
11 2 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) C#
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) VBA
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) XQuery
7 1 (1.79%) XAML
7 1 (1.79%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) XPath
7 1 (1.79%) X++
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) PMP
1 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Foglight
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Ektron
4 2 (3.57%) New Relic
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
4 2 (3.57%) NetApp
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Siebel
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