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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.40% 20.98% 23.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.37% 51.19% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £289 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £331 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
38 84 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 21.97% 40.98% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 17
Average daily rate £340 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 17 April 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 17 April 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 27 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 15 (55.56%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) CSS
6 13 (48.15%) jQuery
7 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) Web Services
10 7 (25.93%) XML
10 7 (25.93%) MVC
10 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (18.52%) WCF
11 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
11 5 (18.52%) CSS3
12 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 4 (14.81%) VB
13 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
13 3 (11.11%) SQL
13 3 (11.11%) Oracle
13 3 (11.11%) CRM
13 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (11.11%) Middleware
13 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 3 (11.11%) Ajax

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) MSTest
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 14 (51.85%) C# Developer
4 11 (40.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (29.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
4 13 (48.15%) jQuery
5 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 8 (29.63%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) HTML5
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (18.52%) WCF
8 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
9 3 (11.11%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) Middleware
9 3 (11.11%) Ajax
9 3 (11.11%) LINQ
10 2 (7.41%) XSLT
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) SCADA
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) VMS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Telerik
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