The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 31 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.08% 0.56% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 3.57% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£300 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +63.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
.NET Framework
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.39% 15.82% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 14
Average daily rate £385 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 27 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) SignalR
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) SignalR
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft