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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.27% 16.78% 25.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.51% 64.10% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 41
Median daily rate £438 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
37 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 31.62% 26.17% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 50
Median daily rate £390 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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
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 8 December 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 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
5 9 (60.00%) SOA
5 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 9 (60.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (60.00%) Supplier Management
5 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (60.00%) Business Development
5 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
5 9 (60.00%) Linked Data
5 9 (60.00%) Presales
5 9 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (60.00%) Document Composition
6 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
6 2 (13.33%) SDET
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium

.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 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Business Development
2 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (60.00%) Document Composition
2 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (60.00%) Presales
2 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 9 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft