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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.93% 13.57% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.99% 39.13% 51.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 17
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -7.85%
.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
73 69 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.84% 34.67% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 28
Average daily rate £375 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £30.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 (56.86%) C#
2 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
3 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET
4 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (27.45%) HTML
7 14 (27.45%) CSS
7 14 (27.45%) MVC
8 13 (25.49%) Web Services
8 13 (25.49%) IIS
9 12 (23.53%) Oracle
10 11 (21.57%) Windows
10 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
10 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (19.61%) XML
11 10 (19.61%) TDD
11 10 (19.61%) WCF
11 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
11 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
12 9 (17.65%) WPF
12 9 (17.65%) Migration
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 9 (17.65%) ITIL
12 9 (17.65%) OO
12 9 (17.65%) JBoss
12 9 (17.65%) Firewall
13 8 (15.69%) Umbraco

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (17.65%) JBoss
4 8 (15.69%) Umbraco
5 3 (5.88%) CMS400.NET
5 3 (5.88%) CMS
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.92%) NUnit
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Development Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Software Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (3.92%) DBA
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.96%) CRM Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET
2 14 (27.45%) HTML
2 14 (27.45%) CSS
3 13 (25.49%) Web Services
4 10 (19.61%) XML
4 10 (19.61%) WCF
5 9 (17.65%) WPF
6 7 (13.73%) jQuery
6 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.92%) SignalR
8 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.92%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (3.92%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.92%) Ajax
9 1 (1.96%) HTML5
9 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.96%) Java EE
9 1 (1.96%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) CCTV
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 2000
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
4 9 (17.65%) Migration
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) Web Development
7 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.92%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) Web Design
9 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.73%) VB
5 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) X++
7 1 (1.96%) XQuery
7 1 (1.96%) XAML
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Foglight
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) NetApp
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.80%) EMC
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 5 (9.80%) New Relic
4 4 (7.84%) Ektron
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
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