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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.63% 13.14% 6.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.64% 38.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 3
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £414 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.05% 34.29% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 22
Average daily rate £275 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.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 23 April 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 23 April 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 47 (79.66%) C#
2 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
3 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
4 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
5 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
6 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
8 17 (28.81%) jQuery
8 17 (28.81%) Web Services
9 16 (27.12%) CSS
10 15 (25.42%) HTML
10 15 (25.42%) MVC
11 14 (23.73%) TDD
11 14 (23.73%) SOAP
12 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
12 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (20.34%) HTML5
13 12 (20.34%) SQL
13 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (18.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (16.95%) CRM
16 9 (15.25%) REST
16 9 (15.25%) CSS3
16 9 (15.25%) Dynamics CRM
17 8 (13.56%) BDD
17 8 (13.56%) Siebel
17 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
17 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
17 8 (13.56%) Web Application Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (11.86%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.08%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.69%) X.509
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.78%) NUnit
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (5.08%) Moq
2 3 (5.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (89.83%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) C# Developer
3 20 (33.90%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) CRM Developer
6 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) VB.NET Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
2 18 (30.51%) .NET Framework
3 17 (28.81%) jQuery
3 17 (28.81%) Web Services
4 16 (27.12%) CSS
5 15 (25.42%) HTML
6 14 (23.73%) SOAP
7 12 (20.34%) HTML5
8 11 (18.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (15.25%) REST
9 9 (15.25%) CSS3
10 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.47%) WCF
12 4 (6.78%) NHibernate
12 4 (6.78%) WPF
12 4 (6.78%) XML
12 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (5.08%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) MVC
3 14 (23.73%) TDD
4 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
5 10 (16.95%) CRM
6 8 (13.56%) BDD
6 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
6 8 (13.56%) Web Application Development
7 7 (11.86%) OO
8 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.08%) Validation
11 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
12 1 (1.69%) Scrum
12 1 (1.69%) Service Management
12 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.69%) SOA
12 1 (1.69%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) VB
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Siebel
2 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Ektron
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter
5 1 (1.69%) EPiServer