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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.33% 12.66% 22.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 36.25% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 35
Average daily rate
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£310 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
56 80 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.22% 34.93% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 85
Average daily rate £310 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 October 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 21 October 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 24 (72.73%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) MVC
4 15 (45.45%) WCF
5 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) XML
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 6 (18.18%) WPF
8 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (15.15%) Silverlight
9 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (15.15%) SOA
9 5 (15.15%) CRM
9 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
1 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (6.06%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Hudson
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 15 (45.45%) WCF
3 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 7 (21.21%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) WPF
5 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Silverlight
7 3 (9.09%) LINQ
7 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) SOA
3 5 (15.15%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) EAI
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Content Management
6 1 (3.03%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) X++
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Xen
1 2 (6.06%) qmail
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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