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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 37 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.82% 18.36% 16.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.62% 48.70% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
69 115 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.04% 37.70% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 36
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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 March 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 -1 20 £318 +16.07% 21
Market Harborough 0 3 £300 -20.00% 2
Loughborough - - - - 2
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 3
Hinckley - - - - 1
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (97.92%) C#
2 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
3 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (62.50%) HTML
5 29 (60.42%) CSS
6 22 (45.83%) jQuery
7 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 17 (35.42%) HTML5
9 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (27.08%) CSS3
10 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
10 13 (27.08%) MVC
11 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (25.00%) XML
12 11 (22.92%) Web Services
12 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (16.67%) Windows
13 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 7 (14.58%) SQL
14 7 (14.58%) VB
14 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
14 7 (14.58%) WCF
15 6 (12.50%) JSON
15 6 (12.50%) Ajax
15 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
15 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 5 (10.42%) IIS
16 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) DNN
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Kentico
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) FTP
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) MS Access
3 2 (4.17%) DTS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) NUnit
2 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) MSTest
3 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) .NET Developer
3 27 (56.25%) C# Developer
4 23 (47.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (35.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
2 30 (62.50%) HTML
3 29 (60.42%) CSS
4 22 (45.83%) jQuery
5 17 (35.42%) HTML5
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (27.08%) CSS3
7 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
8 12 (25.00%) XML
9 11 (22.92%) Web Services
9 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.58%) WCF
11 6 (12.50%) JSON
11 6 (12.50%) Ajax
11 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (8.33%) LINQ
13 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (6.25%) XSLT
13 3 (6.25%) Middleware
14 2 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) SCADA
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) VMS
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) MVC
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (4.17%) Android Development
8 2 (4.17%) BDD
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) Web Design
8 2 (4.17%) Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) OOP
8 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.08%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) VB
3 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) XAML
5 1 (2.08%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Telerik
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
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