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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.04% 10.32% 11.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.27% 44.44% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
123 72 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.46% 23.23% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 43 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 28 April 2016.

.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 28 April 2016, 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 50 (68.49%) C#
2 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
5 26 (35.62%) HTML
6 25 (34.25%) CRM
7 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
8 23 (31.51%) CSS
8 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.51%) Dynamics CRM
9 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
10 18 (24.66%) SQL
11 17 (23.29%) Web Services
11 17 (23.29%) MVC
12 16 (21.92%) Web Development
13 13 (17.81%) IIS
14 12 (16.44%) XML
14 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
15 11 (15.07%) jQuery
15 11 (15.07%) CMS
16 10 (13.70%) Umbraco
16 10 (13.70%) SOAP
16 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
17 8 (10.96%) SSL
17 8 (10.96%) DNS
17 8 (10.96%) TDD
17 8 (10.96%) RESTful
18 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (9.59%) Entity Framework
18 7 (9.59%) Windows

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (17.81%) IIS
2 12 (16.44%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.07%) CMS
4 10 (13.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (4.11%) nginx
5 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.74%) Apache
6 2 (2.74%) Jetty
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) JBoss
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.74%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) DNS
1 8 (10.96%) SSL
2 5 (6.85%) Internet
3 4 (5.48%) Extranet
3 4 (5.48%) Intranet
4 3 (4.11%) HTTP
4 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) DHCP
5 2 (2.74%) FTP
5 2 (2.74%) IPsec
6 1 (1.37%) LDAP
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.37%) VLAN
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.11%) MS Access
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.74%) GIS
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) NUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.74%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (90.41%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) .NET Developer
2 23 (31.51%) CRM Developer
3 22 (30.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 11 (15.07%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Web Developer
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (6.85%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Xamarin Developer
11 3 (4.11%) CMS Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (4.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) HTML
2 24 (32.88%) ASP.NET
3 23 (31.51%) CSS
4 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
5 17 (23.29%) Web Services
6 12 (16.44%) XML
7 11 (15.07%) jQuery
8 10 (13.70%) SOAP
9 8 (10.96%) RESTful
10 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.59%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.85%) REST
11 5 (6.85%) WPF
12 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.48%) HTML5
13 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.11%) JMS
13 3 (4.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Debian
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) CRM
2 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.29%) MVC
4 16 (21.92%) Web Development
5 8 (10.96%) TDD
6 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.85%) Content Management
7 5 (6.85%) ERP
7 5 (6.85%) OO
7 5 (6.85%) Secure Coding
7 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.11%) CRUD
9 3 (4.11%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum
9 3 (4.11%) SOLID
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) C#
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.11%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Ektron
4 2 (2.74%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Progress
5 1 (1.37%) Tableau
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