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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 30 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.82% 2.56% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 8.25% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 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 £316 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £37.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +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
383 485 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.18% 30.99% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 246 168
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 £455 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 23 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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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 +4 19 £325 +8.33% 5
Leicestershire +9 6 £348 +26.36% 4
Derbyshire - 2 £325 - 2
Lincolnshire +7 1 - - 5
Northamptonshire -7 1 - - 5
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (90.91%) C#
3 29 (52.73%) SQL
4 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
5 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
6 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
7 17 (30.91%) WPF
8 16 (29.09%) XML
8 16 (29.09%) HTML
9 14 (25.45%) OO
9 14 (25.45%) CSS
9 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.45%) jQuery
9 14 (25.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (23.64%) TDD
10 13 (23.64%) MVC
10 13 (23.64%) Oracle
11 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.18%) WCF
11 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (18.18%) MVVM
12 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (10.91%) XSLT
14 6 (10.91%) Windows
14 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (10.91%) JSON
14 6 (10.91%) Silverlight

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) Intranet
3 2 (3.64%) Modbus
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) NUnit
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.64%) Moq
3 2 (3.64%) Toad
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) MSI
4 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
General
1 5 (9.09%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) German Language
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 24 (43.64%) .NET Developer
3 22 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.91%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) WPF Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.45%) DBA
10 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Database Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SQL DBA
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.91%) WPF
4 16 (29.09%) XML
4 16 (29.09%) HTML
5 14 (25.45%) CSS
5 14 (25.45%) jQuery
5 14 (25.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (18.18%) WCF
6 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (10.91%) XSLT
7 6 (10.91%) JSON
7 6 (10.91%) Silverlight
7 6 (10.91%) WinForms
8 5 (9.09%) XHTML
8 5 (9.09%) HTML5
9 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 4 (7.27%) LINQ
9 4 (7.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) User Experience
1 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Replication
2 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Open Source
2 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) OO
2 13 (23.64%) TDD
2 13 (23.64%) MVC
3 10 (18.18%) MVVM
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (9.09%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) UML
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.45%) OOP
8 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.45%) OOD
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.45%) XAML
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.45%) Telerik
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Siemens
6 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.82%) Motorola
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin