The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 25 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.26% 3.87% 4.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.47% 8.11% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£348 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.36% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £355 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.17%
.NET Framework
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 148 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 31.95% 47.74% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 42
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leicestershire region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leicestershire region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 12 £300 +9.09% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £395 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
.NET Framework
East Midlands

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (30.00%) jQuery
9 6 (30.00%) MVC
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) HTML
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (20.00%) UML
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (15.00%) User Experience
11 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Blend
11 3 (15.00%) HTML5
11 3 (15.00%) MVVM
11 3 (15.00%) WCF
11 3 (15.00%) WPF
11 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
11 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.00%) VLDB
7 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (10.00%) Toad
3 2 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) DBA
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Database Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) WPF
5 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) WinForms
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) MVVM
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) XAML
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Telerik
4 2 (10.00%) Siemens
5 1 (5.00%) Motorola