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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.55% 17.17% 17.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.53% 54.81% 56.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 18
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £370 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
95 104 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.76% 31.33% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 41
Average daily rate £285 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 3 June 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 3 June 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 0 23 £300 +9.09% 10
Market Harborough 0 3 £300 -20.00%
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 71 (94.67%) C#
2 54 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 45 (60.00%) CSS
3 45 (60.00%) HTML
4 44 (58.67%) JavaScript
5 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
6 30 (40.00%) jQuery
7 25 (33.33%) HTML5
8 23 (30.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 21 (28.00%) .NET Framework
10 20 (26.67%) MVC
10 20 (26.67%) CSS3
11 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (21.33%) SQL
13 15 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 14 (18.67%) XML
14 14 (18.67%) WCF
15 12 (16.00%) Web Services
16 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
17 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
17 10 (13.33%) WinForms
18 9 (12.00%) Retail
18 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (10.67%) JSON
19 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 7 (9.33%) Windows
20 7 (9.33%) Microsoft

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.00%) DNN
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.33%) Selenium
3 4 (5.33%) NUnit
4 3 (4.00%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (4.00%) MSTest
5 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.33%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.00%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Publishing
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 45 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 39 (52.00%) C# Developer
4 36 (48.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (32.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 24 (32.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (2.67%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (2.67%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.00%) ASP.NET
2 45 (60.00%) CSS
2 45 (60.00%) HTML
3 30 (40.00%) jQuery
4 25 (33.33%) HTML5
5 23 (30.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 21 (28.00%) .NET Framework
7 20 (26.67%) CSS3
8 14 (18.67%) WCF
8 14 (18.67%) XML
9 12 (16.00%) Web Services
10 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (13.33%) WinForms
12 8 (10.67%) JSON
13 6 (8.00%) Ajax
13 6 (8.00%) WPF
13 6 (8.00%) Entity Framework
14 5 (6.67%) LINQ
15 4 (5.33%) SOAP
15 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) SCADA
2 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Animation
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Android
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.33%) VMS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) MVC
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (5.33%) SDLC
5 4 (5.33%) Migration
5 4 (5.33%) Scrum
5 4 (5.33%) TDD
5 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (4.00%) CRM
6 3 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.00%) Change Control
6 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.67%) Android Development
7 2 (2.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.67%) People Management
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile Development
7 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) C#
2 44 (58.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.33%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.67%) VB
6 4 (5.33%) VBA
7 2 (2.67%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) XAML
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Apple
3 1 (1.33%) Perforce
3 1 (1.33%) Telerik
3 1 (1.33%) Capita
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