The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 38 11
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.73% 2.84% 10.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.94% 14.44% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 22
Median daily rate £375 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £249 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.NET
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
83 90 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.13% 19.65% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 42
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +18 16 £400 -5.88% 9
Kettering -2 1 £288 +0.87% 2
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 42 (73.68%) C#
2 38 (66.67%) SQL
3 33 (57.89%) VB.NET
4 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
5 21 (36.84%) SharePoint
6 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
7 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
8 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (24.56%) MVC
10 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
11 11 (19.30%) VB
11 11 (19.30%) Classic ASP
11 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
12 10 (17.54%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
12 10 (17.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (15.79%) VB6
13 9 (15.79%) HTML
13 9 (15.79%) VBA
14 8 (14.04%) SAP
14 8 (14.04%) CSS
14 8 (14.04%) ITIL
14 8 (14.04%) jQuery
14 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (12.28%) Web Services
15 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (36.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.75%) Kentico
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Simulink
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.53%) SSDT
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.02%) DB2
8 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.75%) DTS
9 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (8.77%) Law
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) .NET Developer
3 16 (28.07%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (12.28%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.77%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
2 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
2 11 (19.30%) Classic ASP
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) CSS
4 8 (14.04%) jQuery
5 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.02%) JSON
7 4 (7.02%) WinForms
8 3 (5.26%) REST
8 3 (5.26%) WCF
8 3 (5.26%) XML
9 2 (3.51%) Ajax
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.51%) CSS3
9 2 (3.51%) HTML5
9 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (3.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.02%) iSeries
2 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.51%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) MVC
2 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) SDLC
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (5.26%) Workflow
8 2 (3.51%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.51%) ETL
8 2 (3.51%) SOLID
8 2 (3.51%) System Testing
8 2 (3.51%) TDD
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.75%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) C#
2 38 (66.67%) SQL
3 33 (57.89%) VB.NET
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.30%) VB
6 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
7 9 (15.79%) VB6
7 9 (15.79%) VBA
8 4 (7.02%) C++
8 4 (7.02%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.26%) Python
9 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.51%) IronPython
10 2 (3.51%) Java
10 2 (3.51%) VBScript
11 1 (1.75%) F#
11 1 (1.75%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.26%) HND
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) MCSD
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore