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 28 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.66% 15.20% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 70.27% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 18
Median daily rate £350 £475 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% -21.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £299 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.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 33 37 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 31.13% 21.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 32
Median daily rate £310 £538 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.32% -12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.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 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 28 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 Luton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) SaaS
7 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Degree

.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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (77.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
5 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
6 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
7 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft