The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 67 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 2.52% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 8.21% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
.NET Framework
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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
386 487 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.32% 30.71% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 246 168
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 40
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Nottinghamshire +2 19 £325 +8.33% 7
Leicestershire +3 3 £348 +26.36% 3
Northamptonshire -7 2 £300 +50.00% 4
Derbyshire - 2 £325 - 2
Lincolnshire +9 1 - - 5
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (91.07%) C#
3 29 (51.79%) SQL
4 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
5 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 19 (33.93%) Visual Studio
7 17 (30.36%) HTML
7 17 (30.36%) WPF
8 16 (28.57%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) CSS
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
9 15 (26.79%) jQuery
10 14 (25.00%) OO
10 14 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (23.21%) Oracle
11 13 (23.21%) MVC
11 13 (23.21%) TDD
12 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.86%) WCF
13 10 (17.86%) MVVM
13 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
15 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 7 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
16 6 (10.71%) HTML5
16 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (10.71%) XSLT
16 6 (10.71%) Windows

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Kentico
5 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) Intranet
3 2 (3.57%) Modbus
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.79%) VLDB
7 1 (1.79%) OLAP
7 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.36%) NUnit
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Moq
3 2 (3.57%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.79%) MSI
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.79%) MSTest
General
1 5 (8.93%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) German Language
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 23 (41.07%) C# Developer
4 13 (23.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) WPF Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Database Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Systems Developer
10 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 17 (30.36%) WPF
4 16 (28.57%) XML
5 15 (26.79%) CSS
5 15 (26.79%) jQuery
6 14 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (17.86%) WCF
8 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 6 (10.71%) HTML5
9 6 (10.71%) JSON
9 6 (10.71%) XSLT
9 6 (10.71%) WinForms
10 5 (8.93%) XHTML
11 4 (7.14%) Ajax
11 4 (7.14%) Web Services
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
2 1 (1.79%) Open Source
2 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) OO
2 13 (23.21%) MVC
2 13 (23.21%) TDD
3 10 (17.86%) MVVM
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (10.71%) Web Development
7 5 (8.93%) UML
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.36%) OOD
9 3 (5.36%) OOP
10 2 (3.57%) CRM
10 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (91.07%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) C++
4 5 (8.93%) Java
5 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) XAML
6 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.36%) Telerik
4 3 (5.36%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Siemens
6 1 (1.79%) Motorola
6 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin