Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 54 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 16.56% 20.67% 20.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.38% 55.36% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 31
Leicester median daily rate £328 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £275 £276 £275
90th Percentile £404 £395 £388
Leicestershire median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £40.50 £40.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £46.20 £40.00 £43.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +400.00% -78.67%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 119 112 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 36.50% 37.33% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 62
Leicester median daily rate £384 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +10.77% +3.17%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £264
90th Percentile £538 £475 £445
Leicestershire median daily rate £330 £335 £310
% change year-on-year -1.49% +8.06% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -27.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £36.00 £22.68 £41.25
90th Percentile £45.80 £38.23 £43.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £30.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +42.28% -18.00% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 45 (83.33%) C#
2 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
3 31 (57.41%) MVC
4 26 (48.15%) SQL
5 25 (46.30%) .NET Framework
6 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
8 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
9 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
10 18 (33.33%) HTML
11 17 (31.48%) CSS
12 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (27.78%) Node.js
13 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
13 13 (24.07%) Logistics
13 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (22.22%) Windows
14 12 (22.22%) Oracle
15 11 (20.37%) TDD
15 11 (20.37%) Entity Framework
15 11 (20.37%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (16.67%) LINQ
16 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
16 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (14.81%) Docker
17 8 (14.81%) HTML5
17 8 (14.81%) WCF
17 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
17 8 (14.81%) XML

.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 7 (12.96%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Documentum
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) LDAP
3 2 (3.70%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) MSTest
2 5 (9.26%) NUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 26 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 23 (42.59%) C# Developer
4 17 (31.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (18.52%) SQL Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Senior SQL Developer
8 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) .NET Framework
2 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.33%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) CSS
5 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (27.78%) Node.js
6 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (20.37%) Entity Framework
7 11 (20.37%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (16.67%) LINQ
9 8 (14.81%) HTML5
9 8 (14.81%) WCF
9 8 (14.81%) XML
10 7 (12.96%) React
10 7 (12.96%) REST
11 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 6 (11.11%) Lambda Expressions
11 6 (11.11%) RESTful
12 5 (9.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Android
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) MVC
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Logistics
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
7 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (9.26%) High Availability
8 5 (9.26%) Pair Programming
8 5 (9.26%) Proactive Management
8 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.26%) Runbook
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
9 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) UML
10 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) C#
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.56%) C
6 3 (5.56%) ES6
7 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Siemens
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin