The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 11.98% 20.25% 12.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 52.46% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £310 £308 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £272 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 75 61 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 44.91% 38.61% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 21
Median daily rate £340 £315 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Leicester

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Leicester

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Leicester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Leicester

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 26 (56.52%) MVC
3 25 (54.35%) SQL
4 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.78%) CSS
7 16 (34.78%) Web Services
8 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
9 9 (19.57%) jQuery
10 8 (17.39%) ITSM
10 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
10 8 (17.39%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
10 8 (17.39%) HTML5
10 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.22%) User Experience
11 7 (15.22%) WCF
11 7 (15.22%) Java
11 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
11 7 (15.22%) Linux
11 7 (15.22%) Python
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle ADF
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
11 7 (15.22%) Change Management

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (6.52%) CMS
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
1 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.87%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (13.04%) HTML Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 19 (41.30%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (34.78%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) Web Services
5 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
7 8 (17.39%) HTML5
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (15.22%) WCF
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (8.70%) XML
11 3 (6.52%) Ajax
11 3 (6.52%) RESTful
11 3 (6.52%) Sass
11 3 (6.52%) SOAP
11 3 (6.52%) XSLT
12 2 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) ITSM
3 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.04%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) Logistics
7 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) SOLID
8 3 (6.52%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.22%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Python
6 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCSD
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.35%) TickIT
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Siemens
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
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