The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 34 65 29
Rank change year-on-year +31 -36  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.55% 0.69% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 1.85% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework 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 Shropshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 56 162 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 30.94% 37.16% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 41
Median daily rate £475 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in Shropshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Shropshire

.NET Framework
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft