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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.24% 11.07% 7.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.77% 47.37% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £196 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
52 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.16% 23.36% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 35
Average daily rate £325 £260 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 27 March 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 March 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 36 (76.60%) C#
2 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
3 22 (46.81%) MVC
4 21 (44.68%) CSS
4 21 (44.68%) HTML
4 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
5 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (38.30%) Web Services
7 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
8 16 (34.04%) jQuery
9 15 (31.91%) TDD
10 14 (29.79%) XML
11 13 (27.66%) Scrum
12 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
13 11 (23.40%) IIS
14 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
15 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (17.02%) Umbraco
16 8 (17.02%) Ajax
16 8 (17.02%) WPF
16 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (17.02%) Web Development
16 8 (17.02%) CRM
17 7 (14.89%) WCF
17 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 8 (17.02%) Umbraco
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.38%) CMS
4 3 (6.38%) CMS400.NET
5 2 (4.26%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) MySQL
7 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.13%) MS Access
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.26%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) CRM Developer
4 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Development Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Software Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) ASP.NET
2 21 (44.68%) CSS
2 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) Web Services
4 16 (34.04%) jQuery
5 14 (29.79%) XML
6 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
7 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.02%) Ajax
8 8 (17.02%) WPF
9 7 (14.89%) WCF
10 4 (8.51%) Silverlight
11 3 (6.38%) REST
12 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
12 2 (4.26%) SignalR
12 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.26%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (4.26%) NHibernate
12 2 (4.26%) SOAP
12 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) CCTV
2 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.13%) Life Science
2 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) MVC
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.91%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.02%) CRM
7 8 (17.02%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
9 3 (6.38%) Workflow
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Web Design
10 2 (4.26%) ITIL
10 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.13%) CRUD
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.26%) VBA
6 1 (2.13%) XQuery
6 1 (2.13%) XAML
6 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Ektron
4 1 (2.13%) Siebel
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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