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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.43% 15.16% 22.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.90% 39.62% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £313 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 16
Average hourly rate - £34.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
.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
67 106 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.97% 38.27% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 42
Average daily rate £275 £260 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 26
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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
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 23 January 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 -7 13 £275 +7.84% 12
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 3
Market Harborough - - - - 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 2
Hinckley - - - - 3
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (95.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 23 (57.50%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) CSS
5 19 (47.50%) jQuery
6 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (32.50%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 10 (25.00%) HTML5
9 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) Web Services
10 9 (22.50%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) XSLT
12 7 (17.50%) IIS
12 7 (17.50%) CSS3
12 7 (17.50%) Ajax
13 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
13 6 (15.00%) Windows
14 5 (12.50%) LDAP
14 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
14 5 (12.50%) JSON
15 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (10.00%) Telerik
15 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Kentico
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) DTS
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Toad
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Back Office
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 19 (47.50%) .NET Developer
4 15 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (22.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Database Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) WPF Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Sitecore Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Designer
10 1 (2.50%) CRM Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
2 23 (57.50%) HTML
3 20 (50.00%) CSS
4 19 (47.50%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (25.00%) HTML5
6 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (22.50%) Web Services
7 9 (22.50%) XML
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (20.00%) XSLT
9 7 (17.50%) Ajax
9 7 (17.50%) CSS3
10 5 (12.50%) JSON
11 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (7.50%) WPF
12 3 (7.50%) Classic ASP
12 3 (7.50%) LINQ
12 3 (7.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) VMS
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) MVC
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (7.50%) TDD
3 3 (7.50%) OOP
4 2 (5.00%) OO
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Web Design
4 2 (5.00%) Kanban
4 2 (5.00%) BDD
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Android Development
5 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.50%) MVVM
5 1 (2.50%) UML
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) XAML
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Telerik
4 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Motorola
4 1 (2.50%) Siemens
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