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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.06% 12.02% 8.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.65% 64.71% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 6
Average daily rate
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£606 £403 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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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
37 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.67% 18.58% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 13
Average daily rate £613 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £478 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 March 2015.

.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 March 2015, 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 39 (66.10%) E-Commerce
2 38 (64.41%) Microsoft
3 31 (52.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (50.85%) C#
5 23 (38.98%) SOA
6 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (33.90%) IIS
8 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
10 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (23.73%) DNS
11 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
12 12 (20.34%) Windows
13 11 (18.64%) Web Services
13 11 (18.64%) MVC
13 11 (18.64%) jQuery
13 11 (18.64%) Sitecore
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.25%) CMS
15 9 (15.25%) Akamai
15 9 (15.25%) DevOps
16 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
16 8 (13.56%) WCF
16 8 (13.56%) Retail
16 8 (13.56%) DHCP
17 7 (11.86%) FTP
17 7 (11.86%) Sitecore CMS
17 7 (11.86%) Amazon EC2

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 20 (33.90%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) CMS
3 7 (11.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.39%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (28.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) DHCP
3 7 (11.86%) FTP
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) JUnit
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Architect
2 21 (35.59%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (28.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (25.42%) Web Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Web Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Developer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Head of Development
9 2 (3.39%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
2 11 (18.64%) Web Services
2 11 (18.64%) jQuery
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (13.56%) WCF
5 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.39%) JMS
6 2 (3.39%) Spring
6 2 (3.39%) JDBC
6 2 (3.39%) Servlets
6 2 (3.39%) Struts
6 2 (3.39%) EJB
6 2 (3.39%) J2EE
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) Ajax
7 1 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) DTV
2 1 (1.69%) Statistics
2 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) E-Commerce
2 23 (38.98%) SOA
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) MVC
5 9 (15.25%) DevOps
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 3 (5.08%) CRM
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
10 2 (3.39%) Campaign Management
10 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C#
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.08%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) Golang
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
1 7 (11.86%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (64.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Sitecore
3 9 (15.25%) Akamai
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) SAP
5 3 (5.08%) hybris
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Neolane
6 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.39%) OpenText
6 2 (3.39%) Endeca
6 2 (3.39%) Unica
7 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.69%) KANA