The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET 77 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.10% 6.77% 15.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.04% 27.69% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 19
Average daily rate £285 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £299 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 - £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
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
135 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.76% 24.44% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 37 59
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

.NET
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 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 +7 41 £293 +6.36% 13
Market Harborough - 1 £275 -
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 99 (79.84%) C#
2 78 (62.90%) SQL Server
3 58 (46.77%) SQL
4 55 (44.35%) HTML
5 53 (42.74%) ASP.NET
6 49 (39.52%) Visual Studio
7 48 (38.71%) Windows
8 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
9 40 (32.26%) CSS
9 40 (32.26%) MVC
10 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (29.84%) HTML5
12 36 (29.03%) High Availability
13 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
14 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
15 30 (24.19%) Oracle
16 28 (22.58%) E-Commerce
16 28 (22.58%) TCP/IP
17 26 (20.97%) Siemens
17 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
18 25 (20.16%) Modbus
18 25 (20.16%) Relational Database
19 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
20 21 (16.94%) CSS3
21 20 (16.13%) jQuery
22 17 (13.71%) Web Services
22 17 (13.71%) RESTful
23 16 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
23 16 (12.90%) Retail

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (12.10%) Node.js
2 9 (7.26%) DNN
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.61%) CMS
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
2 7 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.61%) IaaS
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 25 (20.16%) Modbus
3 1 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (62.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.16%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.48%) CouchDB
3 13 (10.48%) MongoDB
4 12 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Adabas
9 1 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 49 (39.52%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.26%) CruiseControl
3 9 (7.26%) Selenium
3 9 (7.26%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.42%) git-flow
5 2 (1.61%) Clang
6 1 (0.81%) Bower
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (12.90%) Retail
2 10 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) French Language
4 1 (0.81%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (83.06%) Developer
2 73 (58.87%) .NET Developer
3 54 (43.55%) C# Developer
4 44 (35.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (12.90%) SQL Developer
7 14 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Applications Developer
8 11 (8.87%) C# WCF Developer
8 11 (8.87%) WCF Developer
9 10 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Lead Software Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Development Manager
12 4 (3.23%) VB Developer
13 3 (2.42%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (44.35%) HTML
2 53 (42.74%) ASP.NET
3 40 (32.26%) CSS
4 37 (29.84%) HTML5
5 35 (28.23%) .NET Framework
6 23 (18.55%) AngularJS
7 21 (16.94%) CSS3
8 20 (16.13%) jQuery
9 17 (13.71%) RESTful
9 17 (13.71%) Web Services
10 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (12.10%) WCF
12 13 (10.48%) SAML
13 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (7.26%) XHTML
15 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (4.03%) Akka
16 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 5 (4.03%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Algorithms
3 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.65%) Life Science
5 3 (2.42%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) iPad
6 2 (1.61%) iPhone
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.71%) Windows
2 26 (20.97%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.29%) Windows 10
4 12 (9.68%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.61%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.26%) MVC
2 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.03%) High Availability
4 28 (22.58%) E-Commerce
5 16 (12.90%) Scrum
6 12 (9.68%) Logistics
7 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.26%) TDD
7 9 (7.26%) V-Model
7 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
7 9 (7.26%) Web Design
8 8 (6.45%) UML
9 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.03%) WFM
10 4 (3.23%) Front End Development
10 4 (3.23%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.23%) MVVM
11 3 (2.42%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (1.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (79.84%) C#
2 58 (46.77%) SQL
3 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.10%) VB
5 9 (7.26%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.03%) C++
6 5 (4.03%) Scala
7 4 (3.23%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.42%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.61%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.61%) Perl
9 2 (1.61%) Python
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby
9 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.61%) VB6
10 1 (0.81%) Java
10 1 (0.81%) JCL
10 1 (0.81%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 8 (6.45%) TickIT
2 4 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (24.19%) Oracle
3 26 (20.97%) Siemens
4 4 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.61%) Kony
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Dell
6 1 (0.81%) EMC
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
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