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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.78% 6.10% 6.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.74% 30.86% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 19
Median daily rate £395 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.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
81 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.54% 19.76% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 55
Median daily rate £430 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

.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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +6 20 £400 +60.00% 5
Kettering -3 2 £325 - 3
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 43 (76.79%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) SharePoint
3 32 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
5 27 (48.21%) SQL
6 23 (41.07%) VB.NET
7 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
8 20 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
10 16 (28.57%) Classic ASP
10 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 15 (26.79%) VB
12 14 (25.00%) VBA
12 14 (25.00%) VB6
13 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
14 12 (21.43%) SAP
14 12 (21.43%) MVC
15 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (17.86%) ITIL
16 9 (16.07%) Web Services
16 9 (16.07%) HTML
16 9 (16.07%) Workflow
16 9 (16.07%) Finance
16 9 (16.07%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (14.29%) WCF
17 8 (14.29%) CSS
17 8 (14.29%) HND

.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 34 (60.71%) SharePoint
2 32 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (16.07%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (5.36%) CMS
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DMZ
1 4 (7.14%) Extranet
1 4 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) DTS
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) SSDT
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (89.29%) Developer
2 32 (57.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Architect
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Designer
5 2 (3.57%) Architect
5 2 (3.57%) ASP Developer
5 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Designer
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.79%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Graduate
6 1 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 16 (28.57%) Classic ASP
3 9 (16.07%) HTML
3 9 (16.07%) Web Services
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) WCF
5 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 7 (12.50%) XML
6 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.71%) HTML5
6 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 6 (10.71%) JSON
6 6 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (10.71%) REST
7 5 (8.93%) LINQ
8 4 (7.14%) Ajax
8 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
8 4 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) EPoS
2 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) MVC
2 10 (17.86%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Workflow
4 8 (14.29%) SDLC
5 6 (10.71%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) TDD
7 4 (7.14%) Database Optimisation
7 4 (7.14%) SOLID
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
8 3 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) B2B
10 1 (1.79%) B2C
10 1 (1.79%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) VB.NET
4 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 15 (26.79%) VB
6 14 (25.00%) VB6
6 14 (25.00%) VBA
7 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.50%) VBScript
9 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.36%) C++
11 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.79%) COBOL
12 1 (1.79%) F#
12 1 (1.79%) Haskell
12 1 (1.79%) Java
12 1 (1.79%) JCL
12 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter