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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 41 73 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.39% 20.86% 18.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.16% 54.07% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 18
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£300 £290 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £251 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
73 135 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.05% 38.57% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 38
Average daily rate £300 £275 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 17 April 2015.

.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 17 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
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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 -5 18 £338 +16.88% 11
Market Harborough 0 3 £300 -20.00%
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 2
Hinckley - - - -
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 50 (98.04%) C#
2 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
4 31 (60.78%) HTML
5 30 (58.82%) CSS
6 25 (49.02%) jQuery
7 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 19 (37.25%) HTML5
9 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
11 15 (29.41%) CSS3
12 14 (27.45%) MVC
13 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (21.57%) XML
15 10 (19.61%) Web Services
15 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (17.65%) WCF
17 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
17 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
18 6 (11.76%) Windows
18 6 (11.76%) SQL
18 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
18 6 (11.76%) JSON
18 6 (11.76%) Entity Framework
19 5 (9.80%) LINQ
19 5 (9.80%) VB
19 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
19 5 (9.80%) Ajax
20 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
20 4 (7.84%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.88%) DNN
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) NUnit
2 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.84%) Publishing
1 4 (7.84%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 33 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 29 (56.86%) C# Developer
4 25 (49.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (37.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (1.96%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 31 (60.78%) HTML
3 30 (58.82%) CSS
4 25 (49.02%) jQuery
5 19 (37.25%) HTML5
6 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
8 15 (29.41%) CSS3
9 11 (21.57%) XML
10 10 (19.61%) Web Services
10 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (17.65%) WCF
12 6 (11.76%) JSON
12 6 (11.76%) Entity Framework
13 5 (9.80%) Ajax
13 5 (9.80%) LINQ
14 3 (5.88%) SOAP
14 3 (5.88%) XSLT
14 3 (5.88%) Middleware
14 3 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) SCADA
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) VMS
2 2 (3.92%) Android
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) MVC
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.84%) TDD
4 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.88%) Change Control
5 3 (5.88%) CRM
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile Development
6 2 (3.92%) Web Design
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) Android Development
7 1 (1.96%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) C#
2 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) XAML
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Telerik
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