The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 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)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.90% 6.12% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.64% 39.13% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Median daily rate £480 £588 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.29% +46.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £420 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £598 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 Luton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 23 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 44.23% 15.65% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 21
Median daily rate £313 £525 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +52.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Luton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Luton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Luton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) JIRA
3 9 (39.13%) Confluence
4 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
6 6 (26.09%) Ansible
6 6 (26.09%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) Functional Programming
6 6 (26.09%) MSBuild
6 6 (26.09%) Artifactory
6 6 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (26.09%) Release Automation
6 6 (26.09%) Ant
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) Ruby
6 6 (26.09%) RIA
6 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 9 (39.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 8 (34.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
4 6 (26.09%) Ant
4 6 (26.09%) Artifactory
4 6 (26.09%) MSBuild
4 6 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Release Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) RIA
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Functional Programming
2 6 (26.09%) Release Automation
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
4 4 (17.39%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) OWASP
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Service Design
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.70%) hybris
5 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.35%) Ensighten
5 1 (4.35%) Google