The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Suffolk region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 17 36
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.74% 4.70% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 16.67% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
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£215 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.29% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.65% 28.19% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 33 35
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Ipswich -22 1 £150 -55.55% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £280 -
Lowestoft - - - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 6 (54.55%) WPF
6 5 (45.45%) WF
6 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
6 5 (45.45%) LINQ
6 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
6 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) XSLT
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (36.36%) ETL
7 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
8 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
9 2 (18.18%) Intranet
9 2 (18.18%) TDD

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) WPF
4 5 (45.45%) WF
4 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
4 5 (45.45%) LINQ
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) DHTML
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Telerik