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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 67 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.51% 30.69% 15.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.62% 75.32% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 49 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
107 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 45.53% 40.74% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 33
Average daily rate £375 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
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 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 1 September 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 1 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
Ipswich -7 16 £400 +2.56% 17
Bury St Edmunds +4 8 £338 +3.84% 2
Felixstowe - - - -
Lowestoft - - - - 2
Southwold - - - - 2
Stowmarket - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 87 (79.09%) C#
2 76 (69.09%) SQL Server
3 54 (49.09%) ASP.NET
4 52 (47.27%) WCF
5 51 (46.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (39.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 42 (38.18%) MVC
8 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
8 41 (37.27%) CRM
9 40 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (35.45%) Dynamics CRM
11 38 (34.55%) SQL
12 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (24.55%) SharePoint
14 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (20.91%) XML
16 22 (20.00%) Windows
16 22 (20.00%) Web Services
16 22 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (19.09%) QA
17 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
18 20 (18.18%) SOAP
19 18 (16.36%) TDD
20 17 (15.45%) Workflow
20 17 (15.45%) Finance
21 16 (14.55%) jQuery
21 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
22 14 (12.73%) Visual Studio
22 14 (12.73%) JavaScript

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (24.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.27%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.64%) IIS
6 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 39 (35.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.91%) Intranet
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (69.09%) SQL Server
2 51 (46.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (39.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) NuGet
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (15.45%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (78.18%) Developer
2 40 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 31 (28.18%) CRM Developer
4 25 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 22 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 21 (19.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
11 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Test Coordinator
12 4 (3.64%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (49.09%) ASP.NET
2 52 (47.27%) WCF
3 27 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (20.91%) XML
5 22 (20.00%) Web Services
6 20 (18.18%) SOAP
7 16 (14.55%) jQuery
8 13 (11.82%) Reactive Extensions
8 13 (11.82%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 12 (10.91%) Silverlight
10 11 (10.00%) WPF
10 11 (10.00%) HTML
11 10 (9.09%) CSS
11 10 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.45%) Ajax
13 5 (4.55%) XSLT
13 5 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (3.64%) LINQ
14 4 (3.64%) WF
15 3 (2.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) MVC
2 41 (37.27%) CRM
3 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (16.36%) TDD
6 17 (15.45%) Workflow
7 13 (11.82%) MVVM
8 11 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 11 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 11 (10.00%) Migration
9 10 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 8 (7.27%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.45%) ETL
11 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.64%) Data Transformation
12 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (2.73%) OO
13 3 (2.73%) OOD
14 2 (1.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (79.09%) C#
2 38 (34.55%) SQL
3 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.91%) C
6 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.91%) MCITP
3 11 (10.00%) Degree
4 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) HP
2 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Nintex
4 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
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