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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 54 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.55% 7.23% 8.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 84.38% 26.09% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 5 6
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£450 £450 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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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
64 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 32.65% 27.71% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 13
Average daily rate £400 £290 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 30 October 2014.

.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 30 October 2014, 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 37 (53.62%) C#
1 37 (53.62%) E-Commerce
2 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 23 (33.33%) Windows
5 21 (30.43%) IIS
6 20 (28.99%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
8 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
9 17 (24.64%) SQL
10 15 (21.74%) Web Services
10 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 14 (20.29%) SOA
11 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
12 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
13 11 (15.94%) Scrum
14 10 (14.49%) MVC
14 10 (14.49%) CMS
14 10 (14.49%) Oracle
14 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
14 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (13.04%) Confluence
15 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (13.04%) Akamai
15 9 (13.04%) VB
15 9 (13.04%) HTML
15 9 (13.04%) CRM
15 9 (13.04%) DHCP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 21 (30.43%) IIS
2 10 (14.49%) CMS
3 9 (13.04%) Confluence
4 7 (10.14%) SugarCRM
5 5 (7.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.45%) Kentico
6 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (28.99%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) DHCP
1 9 (13.04%) FTP
1 9 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
3 9 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.04%) JIRA
4 5 (7.25%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (4.35%) Log4Net
6 2 (2.90%) NUnit
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.45%) MSTest
7 1 (1.45%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Configuration Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Web Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Web Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Digital Architect
10 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 15 (21.74%) Web Services
3 9 (13.04%) HTML
4 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.25%) CSS
6 4 (5.80%) jQuery
6 4 (5.80%) MSMQ
6 4 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.80%) CSS3
7 3 (4.35%) WCF
8 2 (2.90%) WPF
8 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.45%) Autofac
9 1 (1.45%) RESTful
9 1 (1.45%) HTML5
9 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.45%) SOAP
9 1 (1.45%) XML
9 1 (1.45%) XSLT
9 1 (1.45%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) CMDB
2 1 (1.45%) User Experience
2 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) E-Commerce
2 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) SOA
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
5 10 (14.49%) MVC
6 9 (13.04%) CRM
7 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.14%) Campaign Management
8 7 (10.14%) OO
8 7 (10.14%) ETL
8 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.70%) TDD
9 6 (8.70%) DevOps
10 5 (7.25%) Web Development
11 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.35%) OOP
12 3 (4.35%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) C#
2 17 (24.64%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.04%) VB
5 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) SCOM
3 4 (5.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) Akamai
4 8 (11.59%) Unica
4 8 (11.59%) IBM
5 7 (10.14%) Neolane
5 7 (10.14%) SAP
5 7 (10.14%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (8.70%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.90%) Sybase
8 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
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