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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.62% 6.38% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 18.18% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -15.38%
.NET
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
54 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.03% 35.11% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 6
Average daily rate £350 £395 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £459 £313
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 8 £313 -33.51%
Shrewsbury - 1 £275 -
Bridgnorth - - - -
Market Drayton - - - -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) CMS
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) RESTful
5 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
9 2 (9.09%) WCF
9 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
9 2 (9.09%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
9 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
10 1 (4.55%) Demandware
10 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) WiX
2 1 (4.55%) MSI
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) SOAP
2 8 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
5 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) XSD
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) WF
6 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCTS
1 1 (4.55%) EnCE
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Demandware
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Omniture
3 1 (4.55%) Endeca