The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 2 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 49 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.02% 31.61% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.44% 55.06% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 7
Median daily rate £355 £293 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% +6.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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
54 89 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 49.54% 57.42% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 24
Median daily rate £345 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

.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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 46 (88.46%) C#
2 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET
3 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
5 26 (50.00%) SQL
6 25 (48.08%) HTML
6 25 (48.08%) MVC
7 23 (44.23%) CSS
8 22 (42.31%) .NET Framework
9 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
10 19 (36.54%) jQuery
11 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
13 14 (26.92%) Web Services
13 14 (26.92%) XML
14 13 (25.00%) XSLT
14 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
17 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
17 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (17.31%) Web Development
17 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (15.38%) SOAP
18 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
18 8 (15.38%) Logistics
18 8 (15.38%) Ajax
19 7 (13.46%) Degree
19 7 (13.46%) XSD
19 7 (13.46%) UML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Documentum
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) .NET Developer
2 22 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 16 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Software Developer
5 10 (19.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 10 (19.23%) SQL Developer
6 9 (17.31%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (17.31%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 9 (17.31%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET
2 25 (48.08%) HTML
3 23 (44.23%) CSS
4 22 (42.31%) .NET Framework
5 19 (36.54%) jQuery
6 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (26.92%) Web Services
7 14 (26.92%) XML
8 13 (25.00%) XSLT
9 8 (15.38%) Ajax
9 8 (15.38%) SOAP
10 7 (13.46%) XHTML
10 7 (13.46%) XSD
11 6 (11.54%) HTML5
11 6 (11.54%) WCF
12 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.77%) Sass
13 3 (5.77%) WPF
14 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.31%) Web Development
4 8 (15.38%) Logistics
5 7 (13.46%) UML
5 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.54%) High Availability
6 6 (11.54%) V-Model
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.77%) Wireframes
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.85%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Scrum
9 2 (3.85%) TDD
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) C#
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 26 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.92%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.92%) MCSD
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.77%) TickIT
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Siemens
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Perforce
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin