The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Leicestershire 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 Framework
Rank 24 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 18 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.77% 7.45% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.82% 18.63% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
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 £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 102 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.29% 40.00% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 27
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
East Midlands

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 -1 16 £463 +68.18% 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
.NET Framework
East Midlands

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) C#
3 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (60.71%) SQL
5 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
6 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 12 (42.86%) Oracle
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (14.29%) IIS
11 4 (14.29%) UML
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Degree
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (14.29%) WCF
11 4 (14.29%) WPF
11 4 (14.29%) HTML5
12 3 (10.71%) MVVM
12 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
12 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
7 1 (3.57%) OLAP
7 1 (3.57%) VLDB
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (7.14%) Toad
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Moq
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) C# Developer
3 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
4 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (10.71%) DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Database Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
5 4 (14.29%) WPF
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
6 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms
6 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) WF
8 1 (3.57%) CSS3
8 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
1 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) MVVM
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) Logistics
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Web Design
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) XAML
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Telerik
4 2 (7.14%) Siemens