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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.92% 9.27% 9.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.85% 53.85% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 17
Median daily rate £556 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.84% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.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
27 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.20% 17.22% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 25
Median daily rate £588 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 32 (82.05%) C#
2 28 (71.79%) SOA
3 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
5 21 (53.85%) Microservices
6 20 (51.28%) REST
6 20 (51.28%) SOAP
7 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (46.15%) Reverse Engineering
8 14 (35.90%) Low Latency
9 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
11 11 (28.21%) SQL
11 11 (28.21%) WCF
11 11 (28.21%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
12 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
12 10 (25.64%) Middleware
13 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
13 9 (23.08%) JIRA
13 9 (23.08%) Confluence
14 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
14 8 (20.51%) TDD
14 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
15 7 (17.95%) User Stories
15 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
15 7 (17.95%) AOP
16 6 (15.38%) Data Transformation

.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 9 (23.08%) Confluence
2 6 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Mule
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.26%) NUnit
3 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Architect
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Technical Architect
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Designer
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Designer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Designer
8 4 (10.26%) Integration Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Messaging Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (7.69%) SOA Designer
9 3 (7.69%) SOA Developer
10 2 (5.13%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) REST
1 20 (51.28%) SOAP
2 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (28.21%) WCF
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.64%) Middleware
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.13%) HTML
7 2 (5.13%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) HTML5
8 1 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) SOA
2 26 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 21 (53.85%) Microservices
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) Reverse Engineering
5 14 (35.90%) Low Latency
6 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
9 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
9 8 (20.51%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) AOP
10 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
10 7 (17.95%) User Stories
11 6 (15.38%) Data Transformation
12 5 (12.82%) BDD
12 5 (12.82%) MVC
12 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) SOLID
13 4 (10.26%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Atlassian
4 4 (10.26%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.69%) hybris
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.56%) Apigee
7 1 (2.56%) Mashery
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) WSO2