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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 16.03% 22.36% 33.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.22% 75.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
.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
41 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 31.30% 29.81% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 16
Average daily rate £280 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 28 July 2015.

.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 28 July 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) C#
2 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
3 18 (47.37%) CSS
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
6 14 (36.84%) MVC
6 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
7 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
8 10 (26.32%) Web Services
8 10 (26.32%) WCF
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) XML
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (18.42%) VB
10 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) WinForms
11 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (13.16%) jQuery
12 5 (13.16%) CSS3
12 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.53%) Retail

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) CocoaPods
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VB Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 10 (26.32%) WCF
4 10 (26.32%) Web Services
5 8 (21.05%) XML
6 7 (18.42%) WinForms
7 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 5 (13.16%) CSS3
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 4 (10.53%) WPF
8 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 3 (7.89%) Middleware
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.26%) REST
10 2 (5.26%) JSON
11 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.89%) SCADA
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) Animation
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) V-Model
6 3 (7.89%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
5 7 (18.42%) VB
6 3 (7.89%) VBA
6 3 (7.89%) VB6
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.26%) TickIT
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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