The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Luton region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 34 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.02% 6.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 27.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.90% 22.22% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 12
Average daily rate £350 £363 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Luton region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Luton

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Luton region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Log4Net
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Log4Net
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet