The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 31 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.90% 6.78% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 20.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £363 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
86 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 41.55% 33.90% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 9
Average daily rate £290 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Leicestershire

.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 17 April 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) Logistics
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 5 (35.71%) Modbus
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Siemens
6 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
7 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) Web Design
9 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
10 1 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) Scrum
10 1 (7.14%) TDD
10 1 (7.14%) NUnit

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
5 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Logistics
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Siemens