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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.09% 8.96% 14.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.85% 50.00% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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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
27 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.53% 17.91% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 17
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 20 (57.14%) C#
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) E-Commerce
3 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) SOA
6 13 (37.14%) jQuery
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 10 (28.57%) MVC
8 9 (25.71%) IIS
8 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (25.71%) WCF
9 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (20.00%) DevOps
11 5 (14.29%) Sitecore
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) Java
12 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.43%) SQL
12 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.43%) HTML
12 4 (11.43%) ITIL
12 4 (11.43%) DHCP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (25.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) FTP
4 2 (5.71%) Telnet
4 2 (5.71%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 14 (40.00%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Web Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Web Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Designer
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Software Designer
8 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
2 13 (37.14%) jQuery
3 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (25.71%) WCF
4 8 (22.86%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.57%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
8 2 (5.71%) JDBC
8 2 (5.71%) Servlets
8 2 (5.71%) Struts
8 2 (5.71%) EJB
8 2 (5.71%) J2EE
8 2 (5.71%) JMS
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.71%) Spring
9 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) DTV
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) E-Commerce
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) SOA
4 10 (28.57%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Go
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.57%) hybris
3 3 (8.57%) Akamai
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) OpenText
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Endeca
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) KANA
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe