The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.18% 12.58% 8.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 61.29% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £241 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 31 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 25.84% 20.53% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 16
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
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
Northamptonshire

.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 July 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 July 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 32 (88.89%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) MVC
5 14 (38.89%) HTML
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) XML
8 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (30.56%) WCF
9 10 (27.78%) Windows
9 10 (27.78%) CSS
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (22.22%) jQuery
11 8 (22.22%) SOA
12 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (16.67%) AppFabric
13 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 6 (16.67%) XSLT
14 5 (13.89%) Intranet
14 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (13.89%) HTML5
14 5 (13.89%) InfoPath
15 4 (11.11%) WPF
15 4 (11.11%) LINQ
15 4 (11.11%) XHTML
15 4 (11.11%) XSL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) DNN
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) Moq
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (16.67%) Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Programmer
8 4 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (8.33%) C# Programmer
10 2 (5.56%) WPF Developer
10 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 14 (38.89%) HTML
3 12 (33.33%) XML
4 11 (30.56%) WCF
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 6 (16.67%) AppFabric
7 6 (16.67%) XSLT
8 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.89%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) WPF
9 4 (11.11%) LINQ
9 4 (11.11%) XHTML
9 4 (11.11%) XSL
10 3 (8.33%) CSS3
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (5.56%) Ajax
11 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) RIA
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) SOA
3 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) TDD
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) SEO
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Content Management
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) MCTS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) ION Trading
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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