Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.66% 5.19% 5.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.07% 23.08% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Luton median daily rate £440 £363 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.38% -17.14% -23.91%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £362
90th Percentile £510 £500 £456
Bedfordshire median daily rate £423 £388 £419
% change year-on-year +9.03% -7.46% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

.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 Luton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 59 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 24.18% 22.49% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 48
Luton median daily rate £420 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.86% -16.67%
10th Percentile £310 £345 £308
90th Percentile £540 £525 £538
Bedfordshire median daily rate £410 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -8.89% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
5 11 (42.31%) LINQ
5 11 (42.31%) Entity Framework
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (26.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (26.92%) TeamCity
9 7 (26.92%) Retail
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Google
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 5 (19.23%) Office 365
11 5 (19.23%) Microservices
11 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
11 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
11 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation

.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 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) nopCommerce
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Office 365
4 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (11.54%) SMTP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
3 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (26.92%) TeamCity
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (42.31%) Entity Framework
2 11 (42.31%) LINQ
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Core
6 4 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) HTML
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) TDD
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (34.62%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) CQRS
7 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Kibana
2 3 (11.54%) HAProxy
2 3 (11.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) SAP