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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.97% 22.47% 20.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.59% 60.61% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £274 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £338 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
39 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 25.16% 37.08% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 13
Average daily rate £300 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £390 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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 4 March 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 4 March 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) jQuery
5 13 (59.09%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) HTML5
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
8 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 6 (27.27%) CSS3
10 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) XML
11 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (18.18%) Ajax
12 3 (13.64%) JSON
12 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 3 (13.64%) LINQ
12 3 (13.64%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) Oracle
13 2 (9.09%) VMS
13 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (9.09%) VB
13 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
13 2 (9.09%) IIS
13 2 (9.09%) XSLT

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MSTest
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
3 14 (63.64%) C# Developer
4 11 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) jQuery
3 13 (59.09%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
7 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) JSON
9 3 (13.64%) LINQ
10 2 (9.09%) XSLT
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (9.09%) WCF
11 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) VMS
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) VCP4
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Telerik
4 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
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