The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 29 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.01% 3.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.12% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £440 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.58% 9.45% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 16
Average daily rate £383 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Northamptonshire

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northampton region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet
5 2 (33.33%) InfoPath
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (33.33%) XHTML
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) XSL
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) JSP
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Struts
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSL
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle