The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Suffolk region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.81% 18.79% 17.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.66% 68.29% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 23 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £351 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +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 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
122 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.20% 27.52% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 33 35
Average daily rate £368 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
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 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
.NET
East of England

.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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 -5 28 £375 +9.01% 8
Bury St Edmunds +1 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Lowestoft - - - -
Stowmarket - - - - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 94 (78.33%) C#
2 83 (69.17%) SQL Server
3 63 (52.50%) ASP.NET
4 59 (49.17%) WCF
5 53 (44.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (39.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (35.00%) SQL
9 41 (34.17%) MVC
10 40 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 33 (27.50%) CRM
12 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (25.83%) Dynamics CRM
13 31 (25.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (21.67%) SharePoint
16 23 (19.17%) QA
16 23 (19.17%) XML
17 21 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (15.83%) jQuery
18 19 (15.83%) Finance
19 18 (15.00%) Windows
19 18 (15.00%) SOAP
19 18 (15.00%) Web Services
19 18 (15.00%) Visual Studio
20 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
21 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
22 14 (11.67%) Workflow
22 14 (11.67%) WPF
22 14 (11.67%) Silverlight

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (21.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
1 3 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (69.17%) SQL Server
2 53 (44.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (39.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (36.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.50%) NuGet
3 3 (2.50%) Moq
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (15.83%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Advertising
3 3 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (78.33%) Developer
2 45 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 25 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.17%) CRM Developer
4 23 (19.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 15 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (9.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 10 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (6.67%) Consultant
13 5 (4.17%) Analyst
13 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
14 4 (3.33%) Test Coordinator
14 4 (3.33%) Coordinator
14 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
14 4 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (52.50%) ASP.NET
2 59 (49.17%) WCF
3 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (19.17%) XML
5 19 (15.83%) jQuery
6 18 (15.00%) SOAP
6 18 (15.00%) Web Services
7 14 (11.67%) WPF
7 14 (11.67%) Silverlight
8 12 (10.00%) HTML
9 11 (9.17%) CSS
9 11 (9.17%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
10 8 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 8 (6.67%) XSLT
11 7 (5.83%) LINQ
11 7 (5.83%) Ajax
11 7 (5.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (4.17%) JSON
12 5 (4.17%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) N-Tier
1 7 (5.83%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) MVC
2 33 (27.50%) CRM
3 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (25.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (11.67%) Workflow
5 14 (11.67%) TDD
6 12 (10.00%) Migration
7 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
7 11 (9.17%) Manual Testing
8 10 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 10 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.67%) MVVM
10 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.00%) ETL
12 4 (3.33%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.33%) Data Transformation
13 3 (2.50%) OOD
13 3 (2.50%) OO
13 3 (2.50%) Automated Testing
13 3 (2.50%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (78.33%) C#
2 42 (35.00%) SQL
3 17 (14.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.83%) VB
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.83%) Degree
3 7 (5.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.33%) HP
4 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Nintex
5 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.83%) Telerik
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