The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 12 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 20 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.12% 2.80% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 9.76% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £293 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
.NET Framework
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
80 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 48.48% 28.67% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 25
Average daily rate £300 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
3 32 (94.12%) Visual Studio
4 30 (88.24%) SQL
4 30 (88.24%) High Availability
5 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
6 25 (73.53%) Oracle
6 25 (73.53%) Windows
7 24 (70.59%) Siemens
7 24 (70.59%) TCP/IP
7 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
7 24 (70.59%) Modbus
7 24 (70.59%) Relational Database
8 9 (26.47%) Logistics
8 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
9 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
10 5 (14.71%) Life Science
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
12 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
12 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
12 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (8.82%) TickIT
12 3 (8.82%) MVC
12 3 (8.82%) Finance
12 3 (8.82%) UML

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Modbus
1 24 (70.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 24 (70.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (94.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) German Language
3 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 28 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 22 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 22 (64.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Life Science
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) High Availability
2 9 (26.47%) Logistics
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
3 3 (8.82%) MVC
3 3 (8.82%) UML
3 3 (8.82%) V-Model
3 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (88.24%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.82%) TickIT
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (73.53%) Oracle
3 24 (70.59%) Siemens