The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 23 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.19% 21.02% 8.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 23.57% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
.NET Developer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 157 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 98.05% 89.20% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 40
Average daily rate £356 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £185 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) C#
3 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (46.88%) CSS
5 15 (46.88%) HTML
5 15 (46.88%) MVC
6 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
8 11 (34.38%) VB.NET
9 10 (31.25%) jQuery
9 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (18.75%) WCF
10 6 (18.75%) CSS3
10 6 (18.75%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.63%) Scrum
11 5 (15.63%) Web Services
12 4 (12.50%) Windows
12 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
12 4 (12.50%) IIS
12 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle
12 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.50%) NUnit
12 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
12 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.50%) NUnit
1 4 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (31.25%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) CSS3
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) StructureMap
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (9.38%) WPF
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) OO
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) TDD
4 1 (3.13%) Logistics
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft