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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 24 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.77% 20.86% 20.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.29% 52.50% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £370 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
68 120 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.01% 39.74% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 33
Average daily rate £300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 16 £275 +5.76% 21
Loughborough - - - - 4
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Hinckley - - - - 2
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 35 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
4 25 (71.43%) HTML
5 24 (68.57%) CSS
6 20 (57.14%) jQuery
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
8 14 (40.00%) HTML5
9 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (28.57%) CSS3
10 10 (28.57%) XML
11 9 (25.71%) MVC
11 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
12 8 (22.86%) Web Services
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (20.00%) Ajax
13 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
14 6 (17.14%) JSON
14 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (17.14%) SQL
15 5 (14.29%) IIS
15 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 4 (11.43%) Oracle
16 4 (11.43%) VB
16 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (11.43%) LINQ
17 3 (8.57%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
1 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Kentico
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) FTP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) DTS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) Informix
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
1 3 (8.57%) MSTest
2 2 (5.71%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (62.86%) .NET Developer
3 21 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 18 (51.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (37.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
2 25 (71.43%) HTML
3 24 (68.57%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) jQuery
5 14 (40.00%) HTML5
6 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (28.57%) CSS3
7 10 (28.57%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (17.14%) JSON
11 4 (11.43%) LINQ
12 3 (8.57%) WCF
12 3 (8.57%) XSLT
12 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (5.71%) Kendo UI
13 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) VMS
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.71%) MVC
2 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (8.57%) Android Development
3 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 2 (5.71%) OO
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.71%) TDD
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.71%) BDD
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.86%) XAML
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WAI
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Telerik
4 1 (2.86%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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