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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.66% 12.44% 10.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.00% 56.25% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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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
25 48 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.72% 22.12% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 10
Average daily rate £575 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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
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 2 September 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 18 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) SOA
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 11 (45.83%) WCF
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 7 (29.17%) SOAP
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) REST
7 7 (29.17%) Low Latency
7 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (29.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (20.83%) AOP
9 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) Microservices
9 5 (20.83%) Mule
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.67%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) MSMQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (20.83%) Mule
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Telnet
1 2 (8.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
1 11 (45.83%) WCF
2 7 (29.17%) SOAP
2 7 (29.17%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) JDBC
5 2 (8.33%) Servlets
5 2 (8.33%) Struts
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 2 (8.33%) EJB
5 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (29.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) SOA
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Low Latency
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.83%) AOP
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) hybris
3 2 (8.33%) WSO2
3 2 (8.33%) OpenText
3 2 (8.33%) Endeca
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe