The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 26 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.38% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.62% 2.70% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £470 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.63% +67.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 35.14% 35.24% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 14
Average daily rate £350 £395 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £458 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) MSTest
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) WiX
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) MSI
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) WiX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft