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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.66% 13.51% 14.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.50% 55.56% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 9
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£425 £378 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £201 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £400
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 £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.54% 24.32% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 19
Average daily rate £428 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 28 January 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 28 January 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 36 (48.65%) E-Commerce
2 33 (44.59%) C#
3 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
4 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (33.78%) IIS
6 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
7 21 (28.38%) Windows
8 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
8 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (22.97%) DNS
10 16 (21.62%) SOA
11 15 (20.27%) Web Services
11 15 (20.27%) SQL
12 12 (16.22%) Oracle
12 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
12 12 (16.22%) Akamai
13 11 (14.86%) DHCP
14 10 (13.51%) Marketing
14 10 (13.51%) FTP
14 10 (13.51%) DevOps
15 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
15 9 (12.16%) SCCM
15 9 (12.16%) SCOM
15 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
15 9 (12.16%) CRM
15 9 (12.16%) SAP
15 9 (12.16%) CMS
16 8 (10.81%) Retail
16 8 (10.81%) MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (33.78%) IIS
2 9 (12.16%) CMS
3 7 (9.46%) SugarCRM
4 5 (6.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (6.76%) Confluence
5 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.46%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) DHCP
3 10 (13.51%) FTP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) FinalBuilder
4 2 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.35%) MSTest
5 1 (1.35%) NSubstitute
General
1 10 (13.51%) Marketing
2 8 (10.81%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Web Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) Architect
5 13 (17.57%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
8 9 (12.16%) Analyst
8 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
9 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
9 8 (10.81%) Web Architect
10 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Configuration Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (4.05%) Digital Architect
13 3 (4.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 2 (2.70%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Web Services
2 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.76%) jQuery
4 4 (5.41%) CSS3
4 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (5.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.70%) WCF
6 2 (2.70%) WPF
6 2 (2.70%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) XSLT
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.35%) Middleware
7 1 (1.35%) WinForms
7 1 (1.35%) WF
7 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.35%) Statistics
2 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) E-Commerce
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) SOA
4 10 (13.51%) DevOps
5 9 (12.16%) CRM
6 8 (10.81%) MVC
6 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.46%) ETL
7 7 (9.46%) ITIL
7 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) Campaign Management
8 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.41%) Web Development
9 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.41%) OO
10 3 (4.05%) Mobile Commerce
10 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.59%) C#
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.76%) VB
6 3 (4.05%) Java
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.70%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (1.35%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
1 9 (12.16%) SCOM
2 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Akamai
3 9 (12.16%) SAP
4 8 (10.81%) Unica
4 8 (10.81%) IBM
5 7 (9.46%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (9.46%) Neolane
6 6 (8.11%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.70%) Sybase
8 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.35%) KANA
8 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.35%) hybris
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