The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 77 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.70% 40.53% 33.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.67% 75.49% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £355 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.NET
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
24 102 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.87% 53.68% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 23
Average daily rate £275 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing .NET 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.

1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
3 22 (47.83%) HTML
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
5 19 (41.30%) CSS
6 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 16 (34.78%) jQuery
7 14 (30.43%) Oracle
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
10 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (17.39%) IIS
12 7 (15.22%) HTML5
12 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
13 6 (13.04%) WCF
13 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
13 6 (13.04%) Windows
13 6 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (10.87%) UML
14 5 (10.87%) VB
14 5 (10.87%) WPF
15 4 (8.70%) Degree
15 4 (8.70%) CSS3
15 4 (8.70%) XML
15 4 (8.70%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) VLDB
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) NUnit
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (6.52%) Moq
3 2 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) NSubstitute
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) DBA
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Database Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) HTML
2 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
2 19 (41.30%) CSS
3 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 16 (34.78%) jQuery
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (15.22%) HTML5
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (13.04%) WCF
7 5 (10.87%) WPF
8 4 (8.70%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) WinForms
9 3 (6.52%) XSLT
9 3 (6.52%) Ajax
9 3 (6.52%) NHibernate
9 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET
9 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
9 3 (6.52%) JSON
9 3 (6.52%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) UML
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) MVVM
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Web Design
7 1 (2.17%) TDD
7 1 (2.17%) Data Management
7 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.17%) Clinical Data Management
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) OO
7 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) XAML
6 3 (6.52%) VB6
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Telerik
3 2 (4.35%) Siemens
4 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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