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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.80% 18.13% 20.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.76% 48.53% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £264 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.01% -16.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £251 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £324 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
34 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.73% 37.36% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 13
Average daily rate £301 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 9
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 1 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 1 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 29 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
4 16 (55.17%) HTML
5 15 (51.72%) CSS
6 14 (48.28%) jQuery
7 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (27.59%) HTML5
10 7 (24.14%) XML
10 7 (24.14%) MVC
11 6 (20.69%) CSS3
12 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 5 (17.24%) WCF
13 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
13 4 (13.79%) Windows
13 4 (13.79%) VB
14 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
14 3 (10.34%) SQL
14 3 (10.34%) Oracle
14 3 (10.34%) CRM
14 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (10.34%) Middleware
14 3 (10.34%) Retail
14 3 (10.34%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) MSTest
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 17 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 15 (51.72%) C# Developer
4 12 (41.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (31.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) CSS
4 14 (48.28%) jQuery
5 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 7 (24.14%) XML
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Entity Framework
9 5 (17.24%) WCF
10 3 (10.34%) Middleware
10 3 (10.34%) LINQ
10 3 (10.34%) Ajax
10 3 (10.34%) JSON
11 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (6.90%) XSLT
12 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) SCADA
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) VMS
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
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