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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.43% 8.95% 19.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.83% 42.50% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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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
23 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.54% 21.05% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 16
Average daily rate £338 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £425
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 £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 29 June 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 29 June 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 21 (72.41%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
2 15 (51.72%) SOA
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
4 13 (44.83%) jQuery
5 11 (37.93%) WCF
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
10 5 (17.24%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) HTML
12 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 3 (10.34%) CSS
12 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.34%) Web Services
12 3 (10.34%) Retail
12 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
13 2 (6.90%) Telnet
13 2 (6.90%) Citrix

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Mule
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Telnet
1 2 (6.90%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Architect
2 13 (44.83%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (27.59%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Designer
7 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Manager
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
2 13 (44.83%) jQuery
3 11 (37.93%) WCF
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.90%) REST
8 2 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) JMS
8 2 (6.90%) Spring
8 2 (6.90%) JDBC
8 2 (6.90%) Servlets
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Struts
8 2 (6.90%) J2EE
8 2 (6.90%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) SOA
2 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) AOP
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Microservices
5 2 (6.90%) API Design
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.90%) hybris
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.90%) OpenText
3 2 (6.90%) Endeca
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle