The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 40 85 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.39% 39.91% 15.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.43% 81.73% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £247 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £433 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.NET
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 104 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.95% 48.83% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 39
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

.NET
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 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 October 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 -5 13 £355 -8.97% 3
Bury St Edmunds +1 1 £325 +1.56%
Felixstowe - - - -
Halesworth - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Southwold - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 92 (80.70%) C#
2 69 (60.53%) SQL Server
3 53 (46.49%) WCF
4 50 (43.86%) ASP.NET
5 49 (42.98%) CRM
6 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
6 47 (41.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (40.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (32.46%) MVC
10 36 (31.58%) SQL
11 32 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (28.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (22.81%) SharePoint
13 25 (21.93%) TDD
14 24 (21.05%) Windows
15 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
16 22 (19.30%) Web Services
16 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (18.42%) XML
18 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
18 20 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (16.67%) SOAP
20 18 (15.79%) Workflow
21 17 (14.91%) Finance
22 15 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
23 14 (12.28%) QA
24 13 (11.40%) MVVM
24 13 (11.40%) SharePoint 2010

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 26 (22.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (11.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.51%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (40.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Network Security
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 47 (41.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (28.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (28.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) NuGet
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Advertising
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (77.19%) Developer
2 36 (31.58%) CRM Developer
3 34 (29.82%) .NET Developer
4 30 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 24 (21.05%) C# Developer
6 21 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (11.40%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Developer
8 12 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (8.77%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Consultant
10 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (4.39%) SharePoint Consultant
13 4 (3.51%) Applications Architect
13 4 (3.51%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.51%) Test Coordinator
13 4 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.49%) WCF
2 50 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.30%) Web Services
3 22 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (18.42%) XML
5 19 (16.67%) SOAP
6 13 (11.40%) Reactive Extensions
6 13 (11.40%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 11 (9.65%) jQuery
8 7 (6.14%) CSS
8 7 (6.14%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.14%) Silverlight
9 6 (5.26%) WPF
9 6 (5.26%) HTML
10 5 (4.39%) JSON
11 2 (1.75%) Ajax
11 2 (1.75%) HTML5
11 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
1 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
1 3 (2.63%) Online Banking
2 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) CRM
2 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.46%) MVC
4 25 (21.93%) TDD
5 21 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (15.79%) Workflow
7 13 (11.40%) MVVM
8 11 (9.65%) Migration
8 11 (9.65%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.77%) Project Planning
10 9 (7.89%) Manual Testing
10 9 (7.89%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.02%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.51%) Data Management
13 4 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (3.51%) OO
13 4 (3.51%) UML
13 4 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (80.70%) C#
2 36 (31.58%) SQL
3 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.75%) Java
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) Delphi
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) MCITP
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) HP
2 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.88%) Macromedia
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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