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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.95% 12.84% 16.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.72% 63.33% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 10
Average daily rate
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£575 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £230 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.NET
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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
39 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.53% 20.27% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 18
Average daily rate £575 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.36% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 26 February 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 26 February 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 40 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.14%) C#
4 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (31.43%) IIS
5 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 21 (30.00%) SOA
7 19 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (24.29%) DNS
9 15 (21.43%) Windows
10 13 (18.57%) Web Services
11 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.14%) MVC
11 12 (17.14%) Akamai
12 11 (15.71%) DHCP
12 11 (15.71%) SQL
13 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 10 (14.29%) FTP
14 9 (12.86%) Oracle
14 9 (12.86%) Retail
14 9 (12.86%) CMS
14 9 (12.86%) SCCM
14 9 (12.86%) SCOM
14 9 (12.86%) jQuery
14 9 (12.86%) DevOps
15 8 (11.43%) Sitecore
16 7 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (10.00%) Marketing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 22 (31.43%) IIS
2 9 (12.86%) CMS
3 7 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (7.14%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) DHCP
3 10 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) NUnit
2 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (12.86%) Retail
2 7 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Architect
2 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Developer
5 15 (21.43%) Web Engineer
6 13 (18.57%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (18.57%) Web Architect
7 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Head of Development
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Digital Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) Web Services
2 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.86%) jQuery
4 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.57%) WCF
6 5 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.71%) CSS3
7 4 (5.71%) CSS
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.29%) HTML
9 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.43%) JSON
10 1 (1.43%) XML
10 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
10 1 (1.43%) Middleware
10 1 (1.43%) WinForms
10 1 (1.43%) Ajax
10 1 (1.43%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) DTV
2 1 (1.43%) Statistics
2 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) SOA
4 12 (17.14%) MVC
5 9 (12.86%) DevOps
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
7 6 (8.57%) CRM
7 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.14%) Campaign Management
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) ETL
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.29%) Web Development
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.29%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (4.29%) Project Management
11 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) C#
2 11 (15.71%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) Golang
6 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (31.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) SCCM
1 9 (12.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Akamai
3 9 (12.86%) Oracle
4 8 (11.43%) Sitecore
5 7 (10.00%) SAP
6 5 (7.14%) IBM
6 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (7.14%) Unica
6 5 (7.14%) Neolane
7 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.43%) hybris
7 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.43%) KANA
7 1 (1.43%) Sybase