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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 24 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.12% 2.85% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.87% 7.41% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
.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
83 135 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.41% 38.46% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 72 41
Average daily rate £300 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

.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 24 April 2015.

.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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 10 £340 -6.20% 2
.NET Framework
East Midlands

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (27.78%) LINQ
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) SCADA
8 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) WinForms
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (16.67%) Change Control
9 3 (16.67%) MSTest

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) MSTest
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 5 (27.78%) LINQ
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) WinForms
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) WPF
9 3 (16.67%) Middleware
9 3 (16.67%) XSLT
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (11.11%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) SCADA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle