The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leicester region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.47% 34.51% 20.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.43% 86.67% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £371 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 28.65% 39.82% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 17
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -37.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
Leicestershire

.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 August 2014.

.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 August 2014, 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 61 (75.31%) C#
2 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
3 38 (46.91%) SQL
3 38 (46.91%) ASP.NET
4 31 (38.27%) CSS
4 31 (38.27%) HTML
5 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 29 (35.80%) MVC
7 22 (27.16%) .NET Framework
8 21 (25.93%) jQuery
9 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.99%) VB.NET
11 16 (19.75%) Oracle
12 15 (18.52%) Visual Studio
13 12 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (13.58%) HTML5
15 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (12.35%) WCF
15 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
15 10 (12.35%) Windows
16 9 (11.11%) IIS
16 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
17 8 (9.88%) Scrum
18 7 (8.64%) NUnit
18 7 (8.64%) Web Services
18 7 (8.64%) CSS3
19 6 (7.41%) StructureMap
19 6 (7.41%) Moq
19 6 (7.41%) Inversion of Control

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) WordPress
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.47%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.94%) DTS
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.64%) NUnit
3 6 (7.41%) Moq
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (2.47%) Toad
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Back Office
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 43 (53.09%) .NET Developer
3 36 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 25 (30.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (19.75%) VB.NET Developer
6 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.35%) SQL Developer
9 8 (9.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Web Developer
11 6 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
12 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (6.17%) Analyst
13 3 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
13 3 (3.70%) DBA
13 3 (3.70%) Programmer
14 2 (2.47%) Database Analyst
14 2 (2.47%) Test Analyst
14 2 (2.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (46.91%) ASP.NET
2 31 (38.27%) CSS
2 31 (38.27%) HTML
3 22 (27.16%) .NET Framework
4 21 (25.93%) jQuery
5 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (13.58%) HTML5
7 10 (12.35%) WCF
8 7 (8.64%) Web Services
8 7 (8.64%) CSS3
9 6 (7.41%) StructureMap
9 6 (7.41%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) NHibernate
9 6 (7.41%) WPF
10 5 (6.17%) Ajax
10 5 (6.17%) WinForms
11 4 (4.94%) XSLT
11 4 (4.94%) JSP
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.23%) Replication
2 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) MVC
2 12 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.88%) Scrum
4 6 (7.41%) UML
5 5 (6.17%) ETL
5 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.94%) MVVM
7 3 (3.70%) Web Development
7 3 (3.70%) TDD
7 3 (3.70%) SEO
7 3 (3.70%) OO
7 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (2.47%) CRM
9 1 (1.23%) BDD
9 1 (1.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.23%) Clinical Data Management
9 1 (1.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (75.31%) C#
2 38 (46.91%) SQL
3 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.99%) VB.NET
5 10 (12.35%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.41%) VB
6 6 (7.41%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) VB6
8 3 (3.70%) XAML
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) PHP5
9 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
3 1 (1.23%) MCSA
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Telerik
4 2 (2.47%) Siemens
4 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) Zend
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