The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 21 9
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12  
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.93% 8.04% 10.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.47% 29.27% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 15
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £401 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% -7.14%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 118 123 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 34.60% 27.46% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 43
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Sheffield

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Sheffield

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Sheffield over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Sheffield

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for .NET.

1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) FileNet
1 1 (6.25%) Liferay
1 1 (6.25%) LiveCycle
1 1 (6.25%) LiveLink
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 1 (6.25%) Sahi
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) WATIR
3 1 (6.25%) YouTrack
3 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (31.25%) Entity Framework
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Angular 2
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ
5 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Personalization
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.25%) OpenText
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Vignette
4 1 (6.25%) Xerox