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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.99% 19.05% 10.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.70% 61.54% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.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
66 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 30.41% 30.95% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 18
Average daily rate £375 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £542 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 22 August 2014.

.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 22 August 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 30 (88.24%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 14 (41.18%) MVC
6 13 (38.24%) HTML
7 12 (35.29%) SQL
8 11 (32.35%) XML
9 10 (29.41%) WCF
10 9 (26.47%) CSS
11 8 (23.53%) Windows
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) jQuery
12 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
12 7 (20.59%) SOA
13 6 (17.65%) XSLT
13 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (17.65%) InfoPath
13 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
14 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (14.71%) AppFabric
14 5 (14.71%) Intranet
15 4 (11.76%) XSL
15 4 (11.76%) XHTML
15 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (11.76%) HTML5
15 4 (11.76%) WPF
16 3 (8.82%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 12 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 12 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (8.82%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (8.82%) C# Programmer
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
2 13 (38.24%) HTML
3 11 (32.35%) XML
4 10 (29.41%) WCF
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) jQuery
7 6 (17.65%) XSLT
8 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.71%) AppFabric
9 4 (11.76%) XSL
9 4 (11.76%) XHTML
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.76%) HTML5
9 4 (11.76%) WPF
10 3 (8.82%) LINQ
10 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.94%) RIA
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 7 (20.59%) SOA
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) TDD
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) MCTS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle