The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.84% 6.63% 15.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.10% 29.55% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -42.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £330 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 44 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.20% 22.45% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 46
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
.NET
South Yorkshire

.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 July 2014.

.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 July 2014, 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 31 (75.61%) C#
2 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
3 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
6 14 (34.15%) MVC
6 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) HTML
8 12 (29.27%) CSS
8 12 (29.27%) jQuery
9 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (21.95%) CSS3
11 9 (21.95%) HTML5
12 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
12 8 (19.51%) WCF
12 8 (19.51%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) Web Services
14 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.63%) TDD
15 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (9.76%) Silverlight
16 4 (9.76%) NHibernate
16 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
17 3 (7.32%) Windows
17 3 (7.32%) Linux
17 3 (7.32%) SOA
17 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
17 3 (7.32%) Git (software)

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (4.88%) VLAN
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.88%) Hudson
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) NUnit
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.44%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) C# Developer
3 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
2 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
3 13 (31.71%) HTML
4 12 (29.27%) CSS
4 12 (29.27%) jQuery
5 10 (24.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (21.95%) CSS3
6 9 (21.95%) HTML5
7 8 (19.51%) WCF
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.76%) Silverlight
10 4 (9.76%) NHibernate
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (4.88%) WPF
11 2 (4.88%) SOAP
11 2 (4.88%) XML
12 1 (2.44%) WinForms
12 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
12 1 (2.44%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) MVC
2 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) TDD
4 3 (7.32%) SOA
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.44%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) EAI
6 1 (2.44%) RAD
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) qmail
1 2 (4.88%) Xen
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
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