The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.43% 0.33% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 2.94% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.NET Framework
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.15% 11.37% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 26
Average daily rate £351 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Northamptonshire region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 1 - -
.NET Framework
East Midlands

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) SignalR
6 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) SignalR
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft