The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.67% 5.14% 5.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.71% 37.93% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 12
Average daily rate £388 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £227 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
70 58 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.33% 13.55% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.75 - £22.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 23 £405 +47.27% 20
Kettering +2 2 £500 +75.43% 7
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 48 (76.19%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) SQL
3 36 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 22 (34.92%) SharePoint
5 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
6 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 19 (30.16%) MVC
8 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 14 (22.22%) jQuery
9 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (20.63%) Web Services
11 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (17.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (15.87%) Finance
14 9 (14.29%) VB6
14 9 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (14.29%) CRM
14 9 (14.29%) Classic ASP
14 9 (14.29%) VB
14 9 (14.29%) VBA
14 9 (14.29%) DB2
14 9 (14.29%) iSeries
14 9 (14.29%) PowerShell

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 22 (34.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (17.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Kentico
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) Simulink
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (14.29%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Law
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (4.76%) Front Office
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.05%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
8 7 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (7.94%) CRM Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) .NET Architect
11 3 (4.76%) Architect
11 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
12 2 (3.17%) .NET Technical Architect
12 2 (3.17%) Azure Developer
12 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Consultant
12 2 (3.17%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
2 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (22.22%) jQuery
4 13 (20.63%) Web Services
5 9 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 8 (12.70%) RESTful
7 7 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) CSS
8 6 (9.52%) HTML
8 6 (9.52%) WCF
9 5 (7.94%) SOAP
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (6.35%) WSDL
11 3 (4.76%) Ajax
11 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.76%) JSON
11 3 (4.76%) REST
11 3 (4.76%) WinForms
12 2 (3.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) iSeries
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.59%) AS400
4 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) MVC
2 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.29%) CRM
5 7 (11.11%) SDLC
6 6 (9.52%) Workflow
7 5 (7.94%) ETL
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) TDD
8 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Workflow Development
9 3 (4.76%) Service Management
9 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.76%) SOLID
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (76.19%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) SQL
3 36 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (14.29%) VB
5 9 (14.29%) VB6
5 9 (14.29%) VBA
6 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) IronPython
7 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.17%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) HND
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) BMC
4 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
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Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Fixed term
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago