The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 4.00% 8.00% 11.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 40.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £430 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
South East

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 Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 12.00% 20.00% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Sussex region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Sussex region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

.NET
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DTS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Production DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft