The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 25 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)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.82% 9.59% 6.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.24% 42.86% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 11
Median daily rate £419 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +70.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £475
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 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 42 49 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 17.28% 22.37% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 38
Median daily rate £338 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 - -
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 Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Northampton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Northampton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Northampton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northampton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
5 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
5 13 (27.66%) MVC
6 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) VB
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (21.28%) Windows
9 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
9 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
10 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (17.02%) VB6
10 8 (17.02%) CSS
10 8 (17.02%) HTML
10 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.02%) VBA
10 8 (17.02%) Finance
10 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.89%) SAP
11 7 (14.89%) Classic ASP
11 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (14.89%) Metadata Management
11 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
12 6 (12.77%) WPF
13 5 (10.64%) Web Services

.NET
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 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.38%) NServiceBus
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) C# Developer
3 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.02%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) WPF Developer
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
2 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
3 8 (17.02%) CSS
3 8 (17.02%) HTML
4 7 (14.89%) Classic ASP
5 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
5 6 (12.77%) WPF
6 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (10.64%) Web Services
7 4 (8.51%) Node.js
7 4 (8.51%) REST
8 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.38%) jQuery
8 3 (6.38%) LINQ
9 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
10 1 (2.13%) Django
10 1 (2.13%) WCF
10 1 (2.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) MVC
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Metadata Management
4 5 (10.64%) TDD
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Microservices
6 3 (6.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Android Development
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) VB.NET
4 12 (25.53%) VB
5 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
6 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.02%) VB6
6 8 (17.02%) VBA
7 5 (10.64%) Python
8 3 (6.38%) C
8 3 (6.38%) C++
9 2 (4.26%) VBScript
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) BMC
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago