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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.06% 15.33% 8.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.63% 46.94% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 9
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £193 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £315
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 £32.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
.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
81 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 40.70% 32.67% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 33 14
Average daily rate £400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £280 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £315
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 £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 26 January 2015.

.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 26 January 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
Ipswich -6 14 £375 - 16
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 - - 1
Haverhill - - - - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 54 (81.82%) C#
2 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
3 25 (37.88%) WCF
4 23 (34.85%) CRM
5 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 19 (28.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 15 (22.73%) TDD
9 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (19.70%) MVC
11 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 11 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (15.15%) XML
13 10 (15.15%) Windows
13 10 (15.15%) SOAP
13 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 10 (15.15%) SQL
14 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.64%) Workflow
14 9 (13.64%) Finance
14 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
17 6 (9.09%) Java
17 6 (9.09%) Advertising
17 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (9.09%) JIRA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 18 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.09%) NUnit
3 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
3 6 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (78.79%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) .NET Developer
2 16 (24.24%) C# Developer
2 16 (24.24%) CRM Developer
3 13 (19.70%) BizTalk Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Development Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Architect
8 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) WCF
2 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.67%) Web Services
4 10 (15.15%) XML
4 10 (15.15%) SOAP
5 6 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (7.58%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (7.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.58%) HTML
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
7 4 (6.06%) LINQ
7 4 (6.06%) jQuery
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.55%) JSON
8 3 (4.55%) J2EE
8 3 (4.55%) CSS
8 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.52%) Flash
9 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) CRM
2 15 (22.73%) TDD
3 13 (19.70%) MVC
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Workflow
5 5 (7.58%) Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.58%) MVVM
6 4 (6.06%) Data Management
6 4 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Web Development
6 4 (6.06%) Scrum
6 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.06%) SOA
6 4 (6.06%) UML
6 4 (6.06%) Data Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) C#
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.58%) MCITP
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Macromedia
3 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com