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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.37% 10.39% 8.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 32.00% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £430 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £430 £425
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 £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
40 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.48% 32.47% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 25
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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
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 19 September 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 -8 6 £350 -18.60% 3
Bridgnorth - - - -
Ludlow - - - -
Market Drayton - - - - 1
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (77.78%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) CMS
5 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Web Development
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) WPF
7 4 (22.22%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
8 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.56%) CSS
9 1 (5.56%) HTML
9 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.56%) Perl
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) UNIX
9 1 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Graduate
4 4 (22.22%) Graduate Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Forensic Investigator
7 1 (5.56%) Security Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
1 7 (38.89%) SOAP
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 4 (22.22%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) EnCE
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
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