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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 19 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.76% 7.01% 9.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 15.07% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.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
36 73 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.48% 46.50% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 24
Average daily rate £275 £238 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -25.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 18
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 4 (30.77%) UML
8 4 (30.77%) CSS
8 4 (30.77%) HTML
9 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (23.08%) IIS
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) MVC
9 3 (23.08%) XAML
9 3 (23.08%) Telerik
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Blend
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (23.08%) HTML5
9 3 (23.08%) MVVM
9 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 3 (23.08%) WCF
9 3 (23.08%) WPF

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (15.38%) Toad
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
1 11 (84.62%) C# Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Database Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) XAML
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Telerik
4 2 (15.38%) Siemens