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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 47 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.26% 19.35% 23.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.63% 59.41% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 19
Average daily rate
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£285 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
103 101 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.44% 32.58% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 40
Average daily rate £285 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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 July 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 1 July 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 -3 19 £300 +1.69% 5
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 79 (92.94%) C#
2 61 (71.76%) ASP.NET
3 52 (61.18%) CSS
3 52 (61.18%) HTML
4 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
5 37 (43.53%) SQL Server
6 32 (37.65%) jQuery
7 31 (36.47%) HTML5
8 25 (29.41%) CSS3
9 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (27.06%) MVC
10 21 (24.71%) .NET Framework
11 20 (23.53%) SQL
12 19 (22.35%) VB.NET
13 14 (16.47%) XML
13 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
13 14 (16.47%) WCF
13 14 (16.47%) Retail
14 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (15.29%) Visual Studio
15 11 (12.94%) Web Services
16 10 (11.76%) Scrum
16 10 (11.76%) WinForms
17 9 (10.59%) VB
17 9 (10.59%) Windows
17 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (3.53%) IIS
1 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (3.53%) DNN
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) NUnit
4 3 (3.53%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) MSTest
5 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.18%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (16.47%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Publishing
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (82.35%) Developer
2 51 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 43 (50.59%) C# Developer
4 39 (45.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (31.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (30.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) VB Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (3.53%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Developer
10 3 (3.53%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.35%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (71.76%) ASP.NET
2 52 (61.18%) CSS
2 52 (61.18%) HTML
3 32 (37.65%) jQuery
4 31 (36.47%) HTML5
5 25 (29.41%) CSS3
6 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 21 (24.71%) .NET Framework
8 14 (16.47%) WCF
8 14 (16.47%) XML
9 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (12.94%) Web Services
11 10 (11.76%) WinForms
12 7 (8.24%) Ajax
12 7 (8.24%) JSON
13 6 (7.06%) WPF
13 6 (7.06%) XHTML
14 5 (5.88%) Entity Framework
15 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) SCADA
2 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) Animation
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Android
2 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.18%) VMS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) MVC
1 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.47%) E-Commerce
3 10 (11.76%) Scrum
4 5 (5.88%) Migration
4 5 (5.88%) TDD
4 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 4 (4.71%) Integration Testing
5 4 (4.71%) SDLC
6 3 (3.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (3.53%) Mobile Development
6 3 (3.53%) Change Control
6 3 (3.53%) Android Development
6 3 (3.53%) iOS Development
6 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.53%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (3.53%) CRM
7 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) C#
2 46 (54.12%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.53%) SQL
4 19 (22.35%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.59%) VB
6 5 (5.88%) VBA
7 4 (4.71%) VB6
8 2 (2.35%) C++
9 1 (1.18%) XAML
9 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) ISEB
1 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Apple
3 1 (1.18%) Perforce
3 1 (1.18%) Telerik
3 1 (1.18%) Capita
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