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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.71% 14.59% 6.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.78% 52.31% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £363 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -4.51%
.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
45 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.27% 27.90% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 39
Average daily rate £350 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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 35 (77.78%) C#
1 35 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) MVC
4 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 19 (42.22%) HTML
5 19 (42.22%) CSS
5 19 (42.22%) jQuery
6 18 (40.00%) Web Services
7 17 (37.78%) XML
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
10 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (24.44%) WCF
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (22.22%) CRM
12 10 (22.22%) IIS
13 9 (20.00%) TDD
13 9 (20.00%) Scrum
13 9 (20.00%) Ajax
13 9 (20.00%) Web Development
13 9 (20.00%) WPF
14 8 (17.78%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) CMS400.NET
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.67%) MySQL
7 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (4.44%) MS Access
9 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Back Office
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) CRM Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 19 (42.22%) CSS
2 19 (42.22%) jQuery
3 18 (40.00%) Web Services
4 17 (37.78%) XML
5 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
6 11 (24.44%) WCF
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.00%) Ajax
8 9 (20.00%) WPF
9 6 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (11.11%) Silverlight
11 3 (6.67%) RESTful
11 3 (6.67%) LINQ
12 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.44%) REST
12 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
13 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) CCTV
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) MVC
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 10 (22.22%) CRM
4 9 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) Content Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Migration
8 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) X++
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) XAML
7 1 (2.22%) XQuery
7 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Ektron
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Siebel
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable doe
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago