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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.99% 15.02% 10.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.18% 58.75% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
85 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.55% 25.56% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 28
Average daily rate £403 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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
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 19 September 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 -18 8 £331 +32.50% 13
Daventry -1 2 £300 +50.00% 3
Kettering - - - - 3
Brackley - - - -
Corby - - - - 2
Towcester - - - - 1
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (72.73%) C#
2 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 22 (40.00%) MVC
5 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 19 (34.55%) HTML
7 17 (30.91%) XML
8 15 (27.27%) SQL
8 15 (27.27%) WCF
9 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (21.82%) CSS
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 9 (16.36%) Windows
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.36%) jQuery
13 8 (14.55%) Ajax
13 8 (14.55%) SOA
13 8 (14.55%) XSLT
14 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (12.73%) TDD
14 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (10.91%) Scrum
16 5 (9.09%) Workflow
16 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
16 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
16 5 (9.09%) HTML5
16 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
16 5 (9.09%) AppFabric

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) WordPress
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) InfoPath
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 18 (32.73%) C# Developer
3 18 (32.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (10.91%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (5.45%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Silverlight Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (34.55%) HTML
3 17 (30.91%) XML
4 15 (27.27%) WCF
5 12 (21.82%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) jQuery
7 8 (14.55%) Ajax
7 8 (14.55%) XSLT
8 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.09%) HTML5
9 5 (9.09%) AppFabric
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.27%) CSS3
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.45%) XHTML
11 3 (5.45%) XSL
12 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (3.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.82%) Blog
1 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) MVC
2 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) SOA
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
5 6 (10.91%) Scrum
6 5 (9.09%) Workflow
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.82%) OO
8 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.82%) Web Development
8 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.45%) VBA
5 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) BMC
3 1 (1.82%) Remedy
3 1 (1.82%) Tableau