The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 (dotNet)
Rank 20 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.16% 16.05% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.03% 72.22% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
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%
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.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 31 July 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 31 July 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 30 (81.08%) C#
1 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
2 24 (64.86%) Git (software)
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) E-Commerce
4 20 (54.05%) TeamCity
5 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
5 19 (51.35%) Scrum
6 17 (45.95%) MVC
6 17 (45.95%) HTML
6 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
7 14 (37.84%) IIS
8 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 13 (35.14%) TDD
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (24.32%) DevOps
11 9 (24.32%) Web Services
11 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
12 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (16.22%) Web Development
13 6 (16.22%) JIRA
13 6 (16.22%) Confluence
13 6 (16.22%) VB

.NET
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 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 14 (37.84%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) Confluence
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Drupal
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) FTP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (54.05%) TeamCity
3 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (16.22%) JIRA
5 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.11%) Log4Net
6 3 (8.11%) NUnit
6 3 (8.11%) Selenium
6 3 (8.11%) FitNesse
6 3 (8.11%) JUnit
6 3 (8.11%) RSpec
6 3 (8.11%) MSTest
6 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.11%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
6 3 (8.11%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
2 17 (45.95%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) WCF
6 3 (8.11%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) XSD
6 3 (8.11%) XSLT
6 3 (8.11%) MSMQ
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.41%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.70%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) E-Commerce
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Scrum
3 17 (45.95%) MVC
4 13 (35.14%) TDD
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (24.32%) DevOps
6 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
8 6 (16.22%) OO
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 5 (13.51%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Kanban
10 4 (10.81%) Software Architecture
10 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.11%) BDD
11 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 6 (16.22%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
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