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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.05% 5.51% 6.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.61% 58.33% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate £325 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.58% 9.45% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 16
Average daily rate £383 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.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 17 April 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 17 April 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 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET
2 29 (70.73%) C#
2 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (43.90%) SQL
5 15 (36.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (26.83%) DTS
8 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
8 11 (26.83%) VB
9 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
9 10 (24.39%) VBA
9 10 (24.39%) HTML
9 10 (24.39%) CSS
10 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (21.95%) VB6
10 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
11 8 (19.51%) MVC
11 8 (19.51%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.07%) jQuery
13 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
13 6 (14.63%) WCF
13 6 (14.63%) XML
14 5 (12.20%) SOA
14 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (26.83%) DTS
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.44%) ReportNet
9 1 (2.44%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Moq
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 6 (14.63%) WCF
4 6 (14.63%) XML
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.76%) LINQ
5 4 (9.76%) AppFabric
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) WPF
7 2 (4.88%) WinForms
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (4.88%) XSL
7 2 (4.88%) XSLT
7 2 (4.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) MVC
2 5 (12.20%) SOA
3 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) Scrum
5 1 (2.44%) Web Design
5 1 (2.44%) SEO
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.44%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
4 11 (26.83%) VB
5 10 (24.39%) VB.NET
5 10 (24.39%) VBA
6 9 (21.95%) VB6
7 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) MCTS
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) MCPD
2 1 (2.44%) MCSD
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.88%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.44%) Advent
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos