The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.06% 6.04% 17.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 37.50% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 35
Median daily rate £438 £588 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +38.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £575 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
40 24 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 23.53% 16.11% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 45
Median daily rate £425 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £335 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (47.62%) Supplier Management
5 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) Business Development
5 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (42.86%) Web Services
5 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 9 (42.86%) Linked Data
5 9 (42.86%) Presales
5 9 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) REST
8 6 (28.57%) SOAP
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 5 (23.81%) WCF
9 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) Microservices
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) Middleware
11 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 3 (14.29%) AOP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
1 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
6 2 (9.52%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 5 (23.81%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.76%) CSS
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Linked Data
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 10 (47.62%) Supplier Management
3 9 (42.86%) Business Development
3 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (42.86%) Presales
3 9 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Microservices
5 5 (23.81%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) AOP
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) WSO2