The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 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 Shropshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 23 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.24% 0.83% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 3.70% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.63% 22.50% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 28
Average daily rate £263 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.27% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Shropshire region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Shropshire region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

.NET Framework
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) WinDbg
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) X.500
3 1 (25.00%) MIIS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Graduate Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MIIS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft