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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.83% 6.22% 19.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.43% 20.97% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
.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
46 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.86% 29.67% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 7
Average daily rate £290 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 August 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 31 August 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 12 (54.55%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
6 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.09%) J2EE
7 2 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.55%) GNU Octave
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) MI Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) X++
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) BMC
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP