The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 46 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.12% 25.62% 13.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.27% 73.81% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 5
Average daily rate £290 £289 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £35.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 42.31% 34.71% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 9
Average daily rate £290 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £338 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Leicestershire

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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 53 (69.74%) C#
2 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
3 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET
4 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 36 (47.37%) CSS
6 35 (46.05%) MVC
7 34 (44.74%) HTML
8 29 (38.16%) SQL
9 26 (34.21%) jQuery
10 18 (23.68%) HTML5
11 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (19.74%) CSS3
13 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
13 14 (18.42%) Oracle
14 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
15 11 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (13.16%) XML
16 10 (13.16%) Windows
16 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
17 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
17 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (11.84%) Razor View Engine
18 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
18 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
18 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
19 7 (9.21%) Java
19 7 (9.21%) Logistics
20 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
20 6 (7.89%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.26%) DTS
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.26%) NUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Moq
4 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (93.42%) Developer
2 46 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 35 (46.05%) C# Developer
4 30 (39.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (36.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (30.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (18.42%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
8 9 (11.84%) SQL Developer
8 9 (11.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Programmer
11 3 (3.95%) Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) .NET Programmer
11 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (60.53%) ASP.NET
2 36 (47.37%) CSS
3 34 (44.74%) HTML
4 26 (34.21%) jQuery
5 18 (23.68%) HTML5
6 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (19.74%) CSS3
8 13 (17.11%) .NET Framework
9 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (13.16%) XML
10 9 (11.84%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (7.89%) Web Services
12 5 (6.58%) COM+
12 5 (6.58%) Ajax
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 4 (5.26%) WCF
13 4 (5.26%) JSP
13 4 (5.26%) XHTML
14 3 (3.95%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) MVC
2 11 (14.47%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (9.21%) Logistics
4 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.89%) TDD
4 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.58%) Information Security
5 5 (6.58%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.26%) Web Development
6 4 (5.26%) Scrum
6 4 (5.26%) SEO
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
6 4 (5.26%) ETL
7 3 (3.95%) CRM
7 3 (3.95%) Web Design
7 3 (3.95%) UML
7 3 (3.95%) OO
7 3 (3.95%) BDD
8 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) C#
2 40 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 29 (38.16%) SQL
4 14 (18.42%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.21%) Java
7 6 (7.89%) C++
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Siemens
4 2 (2.63%) Zend
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
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