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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 57 55 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.69% 19.16% 34.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.14% 53.40% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 34
Average daily rate
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£305 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Average hourly rate £27.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
116 103 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.03% 35.89% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 53
Average daily rate £310 £295 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 10
Average hourly rate £8.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 +4 32 £320 - 13
Loughborough -5 1 - - 1
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 94 (88.68%) C#
2 74 (69.81%) ASP.NET
3 58 (54.72%) HTML
4 55 (51.89%) CSS
5 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
5 43 (40.57%) SQL
6 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (33.96%) SQL Server
8 34 (32.08%) MVC
9 32 (30.19%) HTML5
10 28 (26.42%) jQuery
11 27 (25.47%) CSS3
12 25 (23.58%) Visual Studio
13 23 (21.70%) VB.NET
14 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
15 20 (18.87%) Web Services
15 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
17 17 (16.04%) Software Engineering
18 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
18 16 (15.09%) Finance
18 16 (15.09%) VB
19 15 (14.15%) WCF
19 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
20 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (13.21%) Scrum
20 14 (13.21%) Retail
21 13 (12.26%) UML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (3.77%) Node.js
2 3 (2.83%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) DNN
3 2 (1.89%) Drupal
3 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.32%) MS Office
3 11 (10.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.77%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.77%) Selenium
4 3 (2.83%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.89%) NUnit
5 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.94%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.94%) Subversion
6 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Retail
3 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (70.75%) Developer
2 53 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 38 (35.85%) C# Developer
4 36 (33.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (21.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (18.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (16.04%) Software Engineer
8 12 (11.32%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (10.38%) Web Developer
10 10 (9.43%) VB.NET Developer
11 9 (8.49%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.72%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.83%) VB Developer
13 3 (2.83%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.83%) Analyst
13 3 (2.83%) VB6 Developer
13 3 (2.83%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
14 2 (1.89%) C# Web Developer
14 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Developer
14 2 (1.89%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (69.81%) ASP.NET
2 58 (54.72%) HTML
3 55 (51.89%) CSS
4 32 (30.19%) HTML5
5 28 (26.42%) jQuery
6 27 (25.47%) CSS3
7 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 20 (18.87%) Web Services
8 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
9 15 (14.15%) WCF
10 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.55%) WinForms
13 6 (5.66%) XML
13 6 (5.66%) XHTML
13 6 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 5 (4.72%) RESTful
14 5 (4.72%) WPF
15 4 (3.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Life Science
3 4 (3.77%) SCADA
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.94%) EPoS
6 1 (0.94%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) Animation
6 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Windows Phone
3 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.08%) MVC
3 22 (20.75%) E-Commerce
4 17 (16.04%) Software Engineering
5 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
5 14 (13.21%) Scrum
6 13 (12.26%) UML
6 13 (12.26%) V-Model
7 7 (6.60%) TDD
8 6 (5.66%) Logistics
8 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.66%) Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.72%) SDLC
10 4 (3.77%) Integration Testing
10 4 (3.77%) Web Development
11 3 (2.83%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.83%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (88.68%) C#
2 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.57%) SQL
3 23 (21.70%) VB.NET
4 16 (15.09%) VB
5 7 (6.60%) VBA
6 6 (5.66%) VB6
7 5 (4.72%) C++
8 4 (3.77%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.89%) Java
11 1 (0.94%) PHP
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) ISO 9001
1 12 (11.32%) TickIT
2 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (0.94%) Apple
3 1 (0.94%) Perforce
3 1 (0.94%) Capita
3 1 (0.94%) Xamarin
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