The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5  
Contract jobs citing .NET 59 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 21.00% 21.19% 11.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.74% 55.88% 52.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 21
Median daily rate £305 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -5.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £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 £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 129 102 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 45.91% 37.92% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
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 £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Leicestershire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Leicestershire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Leicestershire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -11 19 £305 -0.81% 21
Loughborough +6 2 £550 +144.44% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 103 (76.30%) C#
2 66 (48.89%) ASP.NET
3 58 (42.96%) JavaScript
3 58 (42.96%) MVC
4 55 (40.74%) E-Commerce
5 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (37.04%) SQL
7 44 (32.59%) HTML
8 42 (31.11%) CSS
9 41 (30.37%) SQL Server
10 37 (27.41%) TDD
11 34 (25.19%) Web Services
12 33 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
14 28 (20.74%) Scrum
15 24 (17.78%) XML
16 23 (17.04%) jQuery
17 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (16.30%) XSLT
18 21 (15.56%) VB.NET
19 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (14.07%) HTML5
20 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
21 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
22 16 (11.85%) .NET Framework
23 15 (11.11%) Linux
24 14 (10.37%) Python
24 14 (10.37%) Visual Studio
24 14 (10.37%) Retail
24 14 (10.37%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 8 (5.93%) CMS
2 5 (3.70%) IIS
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) WordPress
4 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) PaaS
2 9 (6.67%) IaaS
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Boomi
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.93%) DNS
2 8 (5.93%) HTTP
2 8 (5.93%) SSL
3 2 (1.48%) SAN
3 2 (1.48%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
4 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.70%) Blockchain
5 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.37%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.41%) Subversion
4 5 (3.70%) NUnit
5 4 (2.96%) Moq
6 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.74%) gulp
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 14 (10.37%) Finance
1 14 (10.37%) Retail
2 7 (5.19%) Advertising
2 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (81.48%) Developer
2 75 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 70 (51.85%) .NET Developer
4 62 (45.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (25.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (13.33%) XML Developer
8 18 (13.33%) XML XSLT Developer
9 11 (8.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 11 (8.15%) HTML Developer
10 9 (6.67%) iOS Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.93%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (5.19%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.44%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (4.44%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.89%) ASP.NET
2 44 (32.59%) HTML
3 42 (31.11%) CSS
4 34 (25.19%) Web Services
5 33 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (17.78%) XML
7 23 (17.04%) jQuery
8 22 (16.30%) XSLT
9 19 (14.07%) HTML5
10 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (11.85%) .NET Framework
12 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (8.15%) Node.js
14 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.41%) REST
15 9 (6.67%) CSS3
16 8 (5.93%) JSON
16 8 (5.93%) Xamarin.iOS
17 7 (5.19%) WCF
18 6 (4.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) User Experience
3 9 (6.67%) iPad
3 9 (6.67%) iPhone
3 9 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) CCTV
5 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) SCADA
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.93%) CoreOS
3 8 (5.93%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.19%) Windows
5 6 (4.44%) Android
6 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.96%) MVC
2 55 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (27.41%) TDD
5 28 (20.74%) Scrum
6 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.37%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.15%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (7.41%) Front End Development
11 9 (6.67%) iOS Development
11 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.93%) Kanban
12 8 (5.93%) Mobile Development
12 8 (5.93%) SOA
13 7 (5.19%) Change Management
13 7 (5.19%) ITSM
14 6 (4.44%) Logistics
14 6 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (76.30%) C#
2 58 (42.96%) JavaScript
3 50 (37.04%) SQL
4 21 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 14 (10.37%) Python
6 9 (6.67%) Apple Swift
6 9 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.19%) Java
9 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) VB6
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Degree
3 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Docker
2 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle
2 9 (6.67%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.96%) Adobe
4 2 (1.48%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Dell
5 1 (0.74%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.74%) NetApp
5 1 (0.74%) Perforce
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Siemens
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
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