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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.91% 10.99% 11.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.04% 55.56% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 11
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£325 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
103 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.70% 19.78% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 19
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 2014.

.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 24 December 2014. 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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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 -13 14 £300 +13.20% 11
Daventry 0 1 £350 +29.62% 1
Kettering - - - - 1
Towcester - - - - 1
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 40 (78.43%) C#
2 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 24 (47.06%) HTML
5 23 (45.10%) MVC
6 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
7 20 (39.22%) CSS
7 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (33.33%) jQuery
9 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
10 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (19.61%) Workflow
12 10 (19.61%) HTML5
13 8 (15.69%) Silverlight
13 8 (15.69%) CSS3
13 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
13 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
14 7 (13.73%) Windows
14 7 (13.73%) IIS
14 7 (13.73%) XML
14 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (13.73%) Web Development
14 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
15 6 (11.76%) SignalR
16 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (9.80%) Ajax

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) WordPress
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SMTP
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) C# Developer
3 23 (45.10%) .NET Developer
4 20 (39.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Silverlight Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 24 (47.06%) HTML
3 20 (39.22%) CSS
4 17 (33.33%) jQuery
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (19.61%) HTML5
7 8 (15.69%) Silverlight
7 8 (15.69%) CSS3
8 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (13.73%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.76%) SignalR
10 5 (9.80%) LINQ
10 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (9.80%) Ajax
10 5 (9.80%) XSLT
11 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.88%) Web Services
12 3 (5.88%) WCF
13 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Blog
2 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) MVC
2 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Workflow
4 7 (13.73%) Web Development
5 5 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Web Design
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) CRM
6 2 (3.92%) TDD
6 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Scrum
7 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) R
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
5 2 (3.92%) VB6
5 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau