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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 44 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.45% 38.89% 15.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.70% 81.40% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 26
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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 £355 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
.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
79 86 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 40.31% 47.78% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 71 33
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 £280 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 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 18 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 14 £400 +2.56% 12
Bury St Edmunds +4 6 £325 +1.56% 2
Felixstowe - - - -
Halesworth - - - -
Southwold - - - - 1
Stowmarket - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 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 90 (80.36%) C#
2 74 (66.07%) SQL Server
3 54 (48.21%) WCF
4 51 (45.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (45.54%) ASP.NET
5 47 (41.96%) Microsoft
6 45 (40.18%) CRM
7 43 (38.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 42 (37.50%) MVC
9 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (36.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 37 (33.04%) SQL
12 28 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 27 (24.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (22.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (22.32%) Windows
15 24 (21.43%) Web Services
16 23 (20.54%) XML
16 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
17 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (18.75%) SOAP
18 20 (17.86%) QA
19 19 (16.96%) TDD
20 18 (16.07%) Finance
21 17 (15.18%) Workflow
22 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
23 14 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
23 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
24 13 (11.61%) MVVM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 28 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (8.04%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.57%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (38.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
1 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.89%) Intranet
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
1 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 51 (45.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (36.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.89%) NuGet
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 39 (34.82%) .NET Developer
3 32 (28.57%) CRM Developer
4 26 (23.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 23 (20.54%) C# Developer
6 22 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.46%) SharePoint Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Test Coordinator
12 4 (3.57%) Applications Architect
12 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (48.21%) WCF
2 51 (45.54%) ASP.NET
3 25 (22.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (21.43%) Web Services
5 23 (20.54%) XML
6 21 (18.75%) SOAP
7 13 (11.61%) Reactive Extensions
7 13 (11.61%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 12 (10.71%) jQuery
9 11 (9.82%) Silverlight
10 10 (8.93%) WPF
10 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.04%) HTML
12 8 (7.14%) CSS
13 5 (4.46%) Ajax
14 4 (3.57%) XSLT
14 4 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (2.68%) LINQ
15 3 (2.68%) JSON
15 3 (2.68%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) CRM
2 42 (37.50%) MVC
3 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (16.96%) TDD
6 17 (15.18%) Workflow
7 13 (11.61%) MVVM
8 11 (9.82%) Data Migration
8 11 (9.82%) Migration
9 10 (8.93%) Project Planning
10 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.04%) Manual Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (6.25%) ETL
13 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (3.57%) Data Management
14 4 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
14 4 (3.57%) SOA
14 4 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 90 (80.36%) C#
2 37 (33.04%) SQL
3 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.36%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.71%) MCITP
3 11 (9.82%) Degree
4 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.57%) HP
2 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle
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