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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 19.87% 20.26% 13.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.29% 50.00% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 21
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £485 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 70 62 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 44.87% 40.52% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 37
Median daily rate £315 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +22.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 27 June 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 27 June 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 (62.00%) C#
2 27 (54.00%) MVC
3 23 (46.00%) HTML
3 23 (46.00%) SQL
4 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (36.00%) CSS
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
9 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (28.00%) WCF
11 12 (24.00%) Oracle
11 12 (24.00%) Web Services
12 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
12 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (20.00%) Node.js
13 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
14 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (16.00%) TDD
16 7 (14.00%) Oracle ADF
16 7 (14.00%) Change Management
16 7 (14.00%) ITSM
16 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
16 7 (14.00%) Java
16 7 (14.00%) Linux
16 7 (14.00%) Python
16 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.00%) jQuery
16 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing

.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 5 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) NUnit
3 4 (8.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) Moq
General
1 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.00%) Automotive
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (8.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.00%) UI/UX Developer
7 3 (6.00%) UX Developer
7 3 (6.00%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) HTML
2 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.00%) CSS
4 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (28.00%) WCF
7 12 (24.00%) Web Services
8 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (20.00%) Node.js
10 7 (14.00%) jQuery
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle ADF
11 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (12.00%) HTML5
11 6 (12.00%) XML
12 5 (10.00%) Entity Framework
12 5 (10.00%) LINQ
13 4 (8.00%) Ajax
13 4 (8.00%) React
13 4 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) MVC
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) TDD
4 7 (14.00%) Change Management
4 7 (14.00%) ITSM
4 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.00%) Logistics
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.00%) Asynchronous Programming
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.00%) SDLC
8 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) C#
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) VB
7 3 (6.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Siemens