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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 25 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.42% 6.03% 6.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 20.00% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
76 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 40.64% 30.17% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 12
Average daily rate £400 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 27 March 2015.

.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 27 March 2015. 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 -6 4 £300 -5.88% 10
Ludlow - - - - 1
Shrewsbury - - - -
.NET
West Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (78.26%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) VB
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Back Office
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
7 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
8 3 (13.04%) SOAP
8 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.70%) Mentoring

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) MSTest
2 1 (4.35%) WiX
General
1 5 (21.74%) Back Office
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Development Team Leader
2 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (13.04%) CRM Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Sitecore Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
5 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) OOP
1 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) B2C
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) VB
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Omniture
3 2 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle