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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.72% 20.21% 11.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.70% 73.08% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£331 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
.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
63 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 29.30% 27.66% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 5 14
Average daily rate £442 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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
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 22 September 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) MVC
5 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) HTML
7 10 (37.04%) WCF
8 9 (33.33%) XML
8 9 (33.33%) CSS
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (25.93%) SOA
10 7 (25.93%) Windows
11 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (18.52%) AppFabric
13 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (14.81%) HTML5
13 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.81%) XSLT
13 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
14 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
14 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 3 (11.11%) CSS3
14 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
14 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
15 2 (7.41%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Programmer
9 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) AppFabric
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) XSLT
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.41%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.41%) XHTML
8 2 (7.41%) XSL
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
9 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.70%) RIA
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Tableau
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle