The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 16.59% 11.11% 13.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.40% 45.45% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 11
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£425 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
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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
57 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.01% 24.44% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 15
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Luton

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 35 (67.31%) C#
2 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET
3 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 23 (44.23%) E-Commerce
6 22 (42.31%) TeamCity
7 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
8 19 (36.54%) HTML
8 19 (36.54%) MVC
8 19 (36.54%) Scrum
9 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (32.69%) Windows
10 16 (30.77%) IIS
11 14 (26.92%) TDD
12 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (23.08%) SQL
13 11 (21.15%) Web Services
13 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (19.23%) DevOps
14 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (19.23%) Confluence
14 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
14 10 (19.23%) JIRA
14 10 (19.23%) VB
15 9 (17.31%) OO
15 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
15 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
16 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 16 (30.77%) IIS
2 10 (19.23%) Confluence
3 4 (7.69%) SugarCRM
4 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.77%) CMS
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.92%) Drupal
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DHCP
1 2 (3.85%) FTP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (42.31%) TeamCity
3 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (19.23%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) FinalBuilder
5 4 (7.69%) Log4Net
6 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.77%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.92%) MSTest
7 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Configuration Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET
2 19 (36.54%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) Web Services
4 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.54%) WCF
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.69%) MSMQ
7 4 (7.69%) XML
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (7.69%) XSLT
7 4 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (5.77%) XSD
8 3 (5.77%) CSS3
8 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.85%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.92%) RESTful
10 1 (1.92%) LINQ
10 1 (1.92%) WPF
10 1 (1.92%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) CMDB
2 1 (1.92%) AS400
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) E-Commerce
3 19 (36.54%) MVC
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 14 (26.92%) TDD
5 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) DevOps
6 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 9 (17.31%) OO
7 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.62%) Kanban
8 5 (9.62%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (9.62%) Agile Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Campaign Management
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
9 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) VB
5 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Unica
4 4 (7.69%) Neolane
4 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Sybase
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