The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 59 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.80% 25.69% 14.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.84% 64.36% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 6
Average daily rate
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£295 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £30.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.23% 39.92% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 26
Average daily rate £275 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
.NET
East Midlands

.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 29 July 2014.

.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 29 July 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 -4 33 £315 +14.54% 16
Loughborough -1 4 - - 3
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 4
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Hinckley - - - -
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 102 (76.69%) C#
2 70 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 62 (46.62%) ASP.NET
4 53 (39.85%) HTML
4 53 (39.85%) JavaScript
5 50 (37.59%) SQL
6 47 (35.34%) CSS
7 42 (31.58%) MVC
8 36 (27.07%) jQuery
9 26 (19.55%) .NET Framework
9 26 (19.55%) VB.NET
10 24 (18.05%) HTML5
11 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
12 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (14.29%) Scrum
14 16 (12.03%) Oracle
14 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
14 16 (12.03%) Web Services
14 16 (12.03%) XML
14 16 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (11.28%) WPF
15 15 (11.28%) CSS3
15 15 (11.28%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (11.28%) XSLT
16 14 (10.53%) Windows
17 13 (9.77%) T-SQL
17 13 (9.77%) WinForms
17 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (9.77%) WCF
18 11 (8.27%) XAML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 11 (8.27%) IIS
2 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) DNN
4 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) LDAP
2 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.50%) Intranet
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.01%) DTS
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) OLAP
8 1 (0.75%) VLDB
8 1 (0.75%) QlikView
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.02%) NUnit
3 7 (5.26%) Moq
4 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.75%) Selenium
6 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.02%) Retail
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Marketing
4 3 (2.26%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (86.47%) Developer
2 68 (51.13%) .NET Developer
3 58 (43.61%) C# Developer
4 40 (30.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (15.04%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (8.27%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.52%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.52%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.02%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.26%) WPF Developer
11 7 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Architect
12 5 (3.76%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
13 4 (3.01%) SQL DBA
13 4 (3.01%) DBA
13 4 (3.01%) Analyst
13 4 (3.01%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (46.62%) ASP.NET
2 53 (39.85%) HTML
3 47 (35.34%) CSS
4 36 (27.07%) jQuery
5 26 (19.55%) .NET Framework
6 24 (18.05%) HTML5
7 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (12.03%) Web Services
8 16 (12.03%) XML
9 15 (11.28%) XSLT
9 15 (11.28%) WPF
9 15 (11.28%) CSS3
10 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (9.77%) WCF
10 13 (9.77%) WinForms
11 7 (5.26%) Ajax
11 7 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (4.51%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.51%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.26%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.75%) DTV
4 1 (0.75%) Replication
4 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) MVC
2 19 (14.29%) Scrum
3 15 (11.28%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
4 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.77%) UML
6 7 (5.26%) Kanban
7 5 (3.76%) CRM
7 5 (3.76%) ETL
7 5 (3.76%) TDD
8 4 (3.01%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.01%) OO
8 4 (3.01%) MVVM
9 3 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.26%) Project Management
9 3 (2.26%) SEO
9 3 (2.26%) Workflow
9 3 (2.26%) Web Development
9 3 (2.26%) Web Design
9 3 (2.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 102 (76.69%) C#
2 53 (39.85%) JavaScript
3 50 (37.59%) SQL
4 26 (19.55%) VB.NET
5 13 (9.77%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.27%) XAML
7 10 (7.52%) Java
8 7 (5.26%) VB
9 4 (3.01%) PHP
9 4 (3.01%) VB6
10 3 (2.26%) C++
11 2 (1.50%) C
11 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) PHP5
12 1 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.75%) MCSE
3 1 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.03%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) SAP
3 4 (3.01%) Telerik
4 3 (2.26%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.26%) Zend
5 2 (1.50%) Siemens
6 1 (0.75%) Capita
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