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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.15% 22.35% 15.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.67% 66.28% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £458 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £35.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £35.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.03% 33.73% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 19
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 10 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 10 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 -3 31 £295 +2.60% 19
Loughborough -3 1 - - 3
Lutterworth - - - - 3
Market Harborough - - - - 3
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Hinckley - - - -
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 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 89 (72.95%) C#
2 65 (53.28%) SQL Server
3 62 (50.82%) ASP.NET
4 52 (42.62%) JavaScript
5 51 (41.80%) HTML
6 47 (38.52%) CSS
7 43 (35.25%) MVC
8 40 (32.79%) SQL
9 35 (28.69%) jQuery
10 27 (22.13%) VB.NET
11 23 (18.85%) HTML5
12 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (13.93%) Scrum
13 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.11%) .NET Framework
14 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (13.11%) CSS3
15 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (11.48%) Web Services
17 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
18 11 (9.02%) XML
18 11 (9.02%) Windows
18 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
18 11 (9.02%) WinForms
18 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
19 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (8.20%) WCF
19 10 (8.20%) WPF
20 9 (7.38%) XSLT

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.56%) IIS
3 5 (4.10%) CMS
4 3 (2.46%) DNN
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) LDAP
2 2 (1.64%) Intranet
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (53.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.28%) DTS
5 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.82%) QlikView
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.82%) VLDB
8 1 (0.82%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.74%) NUnit
3 6 (4.92%) Moq
4 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.64%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.82%) NSubstitute
General
1 9 (7.38%) Retail
2 5 (4.10%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Billing
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (86.07%) Developer
2 67 (54.92%) .NET Developer
3 48 (39.34%) C# Developer
4 38 (31.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (17.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (16.39%) VB.NET Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Web Developer
9 10 (8.20%) SQL Developer
10 8 (6.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Architect
12 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (4.10%) WPF Developer
13 4 (3.28%) Technical Architect
13 4 (3.28%) SQL DBA
13 4 (3.28%) SQL Server DBA
13 4 (3.28%) DBA
14 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (50.82%) ASP.NET
2 51 (41.80%) HTML
3 47 (38.52%) CSS
4 35 (28.69%) jQuery
5 23 (18.85%) HTML5
6 21 (17.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (13.11%) CSS3
7 16 (13.11%) .NET Framework
8 14 (11.48%) Web Services
9 11 (9.02%) XML
9 11 (9.02%) WinForms
10 10 (8.20%) WCF
10 10 (8.20%) WPF
10 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (7.38%) XSLT
12 8 (6.56%) Ajax
13 7 (5.74%) XHTML
14 6 (4.92%) StructureMap
14 6 (4.92%) NHibernate
15 5 (4.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) N-Tier
1 6 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (1.64%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.82%) DTV
3 1 (0.82%) Replication
3 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
3 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.25%) MVC
2 17 (13.93%) Scrum
3 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.10%) Web Development
5 5 (4.10%) ETL
5 5 (4.10%) CRM
5 5 (4.10%) SEO
5 5 (4.10%) Kanban
6 4 (3.28%) Project Management
6 4 (3.28%) OO
6 4 (3.28%) TDD
6 4 (3.28%) Web Design
7 3 (2.46%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.46%) UML
7 3 (2.46%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.46%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (2.46%) Workflow
8 2 (1.64%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 89 (72.95%) C#
2 52 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 40 (32.79%) SQL
4 27 (22.13%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.38%) Java
7 8 (6.56%) VB
8 6 (4.92%) XAML
9 4 (3.28%) VB6
9 4 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (1.64%) C
10 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) PHP5
11 1 (0.82%) VC++
11 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.82%) MCSE
2 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.46%) Zend
5 1 (0.82%) Capita
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Rate: £280
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Leicestershire
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