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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.35% 5.75% 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.45% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £338
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 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
49 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.94% 14.37% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 9
Average daily rate £400 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 27 March 2015.

.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 27 March 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) XML
7 7 (29.17%) XSLT
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) UML
9 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
9 5 (20.83%) Subversion
9 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
9 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.67%) MVC
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.50%) IIS
11 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (12.50%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) CATIA
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DTS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) XSLT
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.17%) SignalR
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) LESS
7 1 (4.17%) LINQ
7 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) UML
2 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Web Design
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Akamai
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle