The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 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 Framework
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.93% 3.60% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 16.67% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework 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 Northampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 66 48 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 25.48% 21.62% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 24
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in Northampton

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Northampton

.NET Framework
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Northampton region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) LINQ
5 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (20.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Architect
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (30.00%) LINQ
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) SAP