The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Peterborough region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 22.81% 11.84% 7.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.27% 51.43% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 £24.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 32.46% 23.03% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 8
Average daily rate £313 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
.NET
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.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 43 (70.49%) C#
2 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
4 27 (44.26%) MVC
5 23 (37.70%) Oracle
6 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
7 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (27.87%) HTML
9 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
10 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
11 13 (21.31%) CSS
12 12 (19.67%) UNIX
12 12 (19.67%) WCF
13 11 (18.03%) Web Services
13 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.39%) Finance
14 10 (16.39%) TDD
15 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
15 9 (14.75%) Perl
15 9 (14.75%) Linux
16 8 (13.11%) Subversion
17 7 (11.48%) HTML5
17 7 (11.48%) Back Office
18 6 (9.84%) UML
18 6 (9.84%) XML
18 6 (9.84%) XSLT
18 6 (9.84%) OO
18 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
18 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.11%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) ReSharper
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.56%) NUnit
4 4 (6.56%) JUnit
4 4 (6.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Back Office
3 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 33 (54.10%) .NET Developer
3 17 (27.87%) C# Developer
4 15 (24.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (16.39%) Analyst
7 9 (14.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.56%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Development Project Manager
10 3 (4.92%) Programmer
11 2 (3.28%) Tester
11 2 (3.28%) Programme Manager
11 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.28%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.28%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET
2 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (27.87%) HTML
4 13 (21.31%) CSS
5 12 (19.67%) WCF
6 11 (18.03%) Web Services
7 7 (11.48%) HTML5
8 6 (9.84%) XML
8 6 (9.84%) XSLT
8 6 (9.84%) jQuery
9 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.20%) XHTML
9 5 (8.20%) J2EE
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.92%) COM
12 2 (3.28%) Ajax
12 2 (3.28%) CSS3
12 2 (3.28%) Razor View Engine
13 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Wiki
2 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) RIA
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) UNIX
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) MVC
2 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
3 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) TDD
5 6 (9.84%) UML
5 6 (9.84%) OO
5 6 (9.84%) Content Management
5 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
6 5 (8.20%) SOA
6 5 (8.20%) ITSM
7 4 (6.56%) Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) OOD
9 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.28%) Change Management
9 2 (3.28%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.75%) Perl
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) Korn
7 3 (4.92%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) LINC
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Unisys