The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.69% 4.00% 13.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 20.83% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
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West Midlands

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
28 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.44% 19.20% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
Average daily rate £425 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 18 (90.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) VB
4 12 (60.00%) N-Tier
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) OOP
6 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (50.00%) Resource Management
6 10 (50.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) Back Office
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
10 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (10.00%) JSON
10 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) Content Management
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) Omniture
10 2 (10.00%) Google
10 2 (10.00%) HTML5
10 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) REST
10 2 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (10.00%) Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 10 (50.00%) Development Team Leader
1 10 (50.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 10 (50.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 10 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) WinForms
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) LINQ
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) OOP
1 10 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 10 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Content Management
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) B2B
3 1 (5.00%) B2C
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Omniture
3 2 (10.00%) Google