The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 32 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.56% - 6.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% - 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
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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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.22% 23.08% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 16
Average daily rate £430 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £202 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £298 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 22 December 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) MSMQ
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Log4Net
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Log4Net
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) MSMQ
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) Akamai