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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.39% 11.90% 16.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 69.57% 48.78% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 14
Average daily rate £391 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.05% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £369 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £628 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
Bedfordshire

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
46 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.00% 24.40% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 18
Average daily rate £390 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.20 - £29.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 11 February 2016.

.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 11 February 2016, 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 45 (83.33%) C#
2 36 (66.67%) SOA
2 36 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 24 (44.44%) Low Latency
5 21 (38.89%) SQL
5 21 (38.89%) SOAP
5 21 (38.89%) REST
6 20 (37.04%) Microservices
7 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (35.19%) WCF
7 19 (35.19%) Reverse Engineering
8 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 17 (31.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
10 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
10 13 (24.07%) JIRA
10 13 (24.07%) Confluence
11 12 (22.22%) Data Transformation
11 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.37%) MSMQ
13 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
13 10 (18.52%) Software Architecture
14 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (16.67%) Atlassian
14 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
15 8 (14.81%) Middleware

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (24.07%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) Mule
3 5 (9.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) NUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Architect
2 22 (40.74%) Technical Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Architect
6 5 (9.26%) .NET Technical Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Integration Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Designer
9 2 (3.70%) AWS Architect
9 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) PowerShell Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) REST
1 21 (38.89%) SOAP
2 19 (35.19%) WCF
3 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 11 (20.37%) MSMQ
5 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (14.81%) Middleware
7 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.26%) Apache Camel
9 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.41%) RESTful
10 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.85%) CSS
11 1 (1.85%) CSS3
11 1 (1.85%) Dojo
11 1 (1.85%) HTML5
11 1 (1.85%) LESS
11 1 (1.85%) Sass
11 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (31.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) SOA
1 36 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) Low Latency
3 20 (37.04%) Microservices
4 19 (35.19%) Reverse Engineering
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Data Transformation
7 10 (18.52%) Multithreading
7 10 (18.52%) Software Architecture
8 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (14.81%) MVC
10 7 (12.96%) AOP
10 7 (12.96%) TDD
11 6 (11.11%) Scrum
12 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
12 5 (9.26%) Open Source
12 5 (9.26%) UML
12 5 (9.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) Ada
3 5 (9.26%) C++
4 3 (5.56%) C
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) HND
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.26%) WSO2
5 2 (3.70%) hybris
5 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Apigee
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Mashery
6 1 (1.85%) TIBCO