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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.80% 20.00% 12.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.77% 48.44% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 11
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £475
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
62 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 31.63% 41.29% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 18
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 19 £375 - 24
Bury St Edmunds +6 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Haverhill - - - - 1
Lowestoft - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (67.16%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
3 19 (28.36%) WCF
4 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
4 17 (25.37%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.90%) CRM
6 13 (19.40%) TDD
7 11 (16.42%) UML
7 11 (16.42%) SQL
8 10 (14.93%) Oracle
8 10 (14.93%) SOA
8 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (14.93%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (13.43%) MVC
9 9 (13.43%) J2EE
9 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
9 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
9 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
9 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
10 8 (11.94%) Web Services
10 8 (11.94%) Finance
11 7 (10.45%) Middleware
11 7 (10.45%) XML
11 7 (10.45%) SOAP
11 7 (10.45%) Java
11 7 (10.45%) Zachman Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (25.37%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) FTP
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (58.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) NUnit
2 6 (8.96%) Subversion
2 6 (8.96%) JIRA
2 6 (8.96%) ReSharper
2 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) JUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Moq
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Advertising
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) .NET Developer
3 13 (19.40%) C# Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) BizTalk Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) CRM Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Development Manager
7 6 (8.96%) Applications Architect
8 4 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.48%) .NET Architect
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) WCF
2 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.43%) J2EE
4 8 (11.94%) Web Services
5 7 (10.45%) XML
5 7 (10.45%) Middleware
5 7 (10.45%) SOAP
6 6 (8.96%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (7.46%) HTML5
7 5 (7.46%) HTML
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.97%) LINQ
8 4 (5.97%) jQuery
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.48%) JSON
9 3 (4.48%) CSS
9 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.49%) WinForms
10 1 (1.49%) Flash
10 1 (1.49%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.48%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) CRM
2 13 (19.40%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) UML
4 10 (14.93%) SOA
5 9 (13.43%) MVC
5 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.45%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (8.96%) Project Management
8 5 (7.46%) Workflow
8 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.97%) Web Development
9 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.97%) Scrum
10 3 (4.48%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.48%) DSDM
10 3 (4.48%) Data Management
10 3 (4.48%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) C#
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) Java
5 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.97%) Groovy
7 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) MCPD
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Macromedia
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