The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.04% 4.75% 7.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.27% 35.00% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Average daily rate £405 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £170 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £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 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
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
44 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.04% 13.56% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 13
Average daily rate £350 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 32 (78.05%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 24 (58.54%) VB.NET
4 19 (46.34%) SharePoint
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.51%) MVC
9 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (19.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (17.07%) VBA
10 7 (17.07%) VB
10 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
10 7 (17.07%) VB6
10 7 (17.07%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (17.07%) Law
10 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
11 6 (14.63%) CRM
11 6 (14.63%) SAP
11 6 (14.63%) Workflow
11 6 (14.63%) SDLC
12 5 (12.20%) Windows
12 5 (12.20%) WCF
13 4 (9.76%) RESTful
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 19 (46.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.32%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Kentico
5 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) Simulink
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Front Office
4 2 (4.88%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Software Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
2 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
3 5 (12.20%) WCF
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.76%) HTML
4 4 (9.76%) RESTful
4 4 (9.76%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) REST
5 3 (7.32%) Web Services
6 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 2 (4.88%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 2 (4.88%) WinForms
6 2 (4.88%) XSD
6 2 (4.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) AS400
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MVC
2 6 (14.63%) CRM
2 6 (14.63%) SDLC
2 6 (14.63%) Workflow
3 4 (9.76%) ETL
3 4 (9.76%) TDD
3 4 (9.76%) Workflow Development
4 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) SOLID
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) DNA
5 2 (4.88%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 24 (58.54%) VB.NET
4 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.07%) VB
4 7 (17.07%) VB6
4 7 (17.07%) VBA
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore