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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.16% 20.73% 31.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.04% 69.39% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £405 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
54 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 35.53% 29.88% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 19
Average daily rate £300 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 7 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 7 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 38 (92.68%) C#
2 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET
3 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
5 21 (51.22%) CSS
6 17 (41.46%) .NET Framework
7 15 (36.59%) MVC
8 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
9 12 (29.27%) jQuery
9 12 (29.27%) SQL
9 12 (29.27%) Visual Studio
10 10 (24.39%) XML
10 10 (24.39%) WCF
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (21.95%) Web Services
12 7 (17.07%) VB
12 7 (17.07%) WinForms
12 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (17.07%) CSS3
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (14.63%) HTML5
13 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (14.63%) Ajax
14 5 (12.20%) Finance
14 5 (12.20%) Windows
14 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
14 5 (12.20%) Microsoft

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) MSTest
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) .NET Developer
3 16 (39.02%) C# Developer
4 13 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) VB Developer
9 1 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET
2 22 (53.66%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) CSS
4 17 (41.46%) .NET Framework
5 12 (29.27%) jQuery
6 10 (24.39%) XML
6 10 (24.39%) WCF
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
8 7 (17.07%) WinForms
8 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (17.07%) CSS3
9 6 (14.63%) Ajax
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (14.63%) HTML5
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
10 4 (9.76%) JSON
10 4 (9.76%) WPF
11 3 (7.32%) Middleware
12 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.32%) SCADA
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) VMS
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) SDLC
6 2 (4.88%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.44%) BDD
7 1 (2.44%) Change Control
7 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) C#
2 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) VB
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) VB6
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Telerik