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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 81 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.13% 42.63% 25.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 76.92% 86.17% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 14
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
.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 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.17% 49.47% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 26
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 18 September 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 18 September 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 52 (83.87%) C#
2 39 (62.90%) SQL Server
3 32 (51.61%) HTML
4 29 (46.77%) CSS
5 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
5 26 (41.94%) SQL
6 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
7 21 (33.87%) MVC
7 21 (33.87%) jQuery
8 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
9 16 (25.81%) Oracle
10 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
12 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
13 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.52%) HTML5
14 9 (14.52%) WCF
14 9 (14.52%) IIS
15 7 (11.29%) Windows
15 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
16 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (9.68%) CSS3
16 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (9.68%) WPF
16 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (8.06%) Scrum
17 5 (8.06%) UML
17 5 (8.06%) Web Services
17 5 (8.06%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.52%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (62.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) QlikView
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) VLDB
6 1 (1.61%) OLAP
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) NUnit
2 4 (6.45%) Moq
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (3.23%) Toad
5 1 (1.61%) NSubstitute
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (90.32%) Developer
2 32 (51.61%) .NET Developer
3 30 (48.39%) C# Developer
4 18 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 9 (14.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.84%) DBA
10 3 (4.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Magento Developer
11 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Database Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Consultant
11 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 29 (46.77%) CSS
3 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
4 21 (33.87%) jQuery
5 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
6 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (14.52%) HTML5
7 9 (14.52%) WCF
8 6 (9.68%) WPF
8 6 (9.68%) CSS3
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (8.06%) Web Services
9 5 (8.06%) XML
10 4 (6.45%) XSLT
10 4 (6.45%) Ajax
10 4 (6.45%) NHibernate
10 4 (6.45%) WinForms
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (6.45%) StructureMap
11 3 (4.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.61%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) MVC
2 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.06%) Scrum
3 5 (8.06%) UML
3 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.45%) MVVM
5 3 (4.84%) OO
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) CRM
6 2 (3.23%) Web Design
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.61%) TDD
7 1 (1.61%) Data Management
7 1 (1.61%) Logistics
7 1 (1.61%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.61%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 52 (83.87%) C#
2 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 26 (41.94%) SQL
3 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.06%) VB
5 4 (6.45%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) XAML
6 3 (4.84%) VB6
7 2 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) MCSA
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Telerik
4 2 (3.23%) Zend
4 2 (3.23%) Siemens
4 2 (3.23%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.23%) SAP