Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 14 August 2018 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +20
Contract jobs citing .NET 73 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.68% 6.94% 8.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.78% 27.84% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 46
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £278
90th Percentile £619 £475 £494
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £339 £338
% change year-on-year +10.70% +0.37% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +354.55% +37.50%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 307 176 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.50% 24.93% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 121 119
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £315 £288 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £187.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.00% +476.92% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £181.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £193.75 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +42.86% +120.68%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Northamptonshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Northamptonshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Northamptonshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Northamptonshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 42 £375 - 30
Kettering - 3 £450 - 23
Corby +1 2 £716 +104.64% 2
Daventry - 1 £400 - 7
.NET
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 61 (83.56%) C#
2 36 (49.32%) SQL
3 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
4 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
5 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.66%) SharePoint
5 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
6 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
7 16 (21.92%) MVC
8 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
10 13 (17.81%) K2 blackpearl
11 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
11 12 (16.44%) SAP
12 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.70%) Windows
13 10 (13.70%) Finance
13 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
14 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
14 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (12.33%) Microservices
15 8 (10.96%) Change Management
15 8 (10.96%) CSS
15 8 (10.96%) MSMQ
15 8 (10.96%) HTML
15 8 (10.96%) Java
15 8 (10.96%) jQuery
15 8 (10.96%) Scrum

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 18 (24.66%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.81%) K2 blackpearl
3 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (9.59%) NServiceBus
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) HipChat
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) PaaS
4 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) DSL
1 4 (5.48%) SSH
2 1 (1.37%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (20.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.48%) Blockchain
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Power BI
5 1 (1.37%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.85%) NUnit
3 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.48%) Bitbucket
4 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.11%) Protractor
5 3 (4.11%) Selenium
5 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Code
5 3 (4.11%) WebStorm
6 2 (2.74%) Moq
6 2 (2.74%) MSTest
7 1 (1.37%) JIRA
7 1 (1.37%) MSI
7 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (76.71%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (9.59%) .NET Architect
6 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
2 14 (19.18%) .NET Framework
3 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.96%) CSS
4 8 (10.96%) HTML
4 8 (10.96%) jQuery
4 8 (10.96%) MSMQ
4 8 (10.96%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (10.96%) REST
4 8 (10.96%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (9.59%) Entity Framework
5 7 (9.59%) Sass
5 7 (9.59%) Web Services
6 6 (8.22%) Angular 2
6 6 (8.22%) CSS3
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 6 (8.22%) WCF
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.48%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.11%) Fintech
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) MVC
3 9 (12.33%) Microservices
4 8 (10.96%) Change Management
4 8 (10.96%) Scrum
5 7 (9.59%) SOA
6 6 (8.22%) TDD
7 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.85%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.48%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) CRM
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps
8 4 (5.48%) ERP
8 4 (5.48%) Metadata Management
8 4 (5.48%) SMACSS
8 4 (5.48%) System Testing
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.11%) Service Management
9 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) C#
2 36 (49.32%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) Java
6 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.22%) VB
8 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.85%) VBA
9 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
9 4 (5.48%) VB6
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
10 1 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
1 2 (2.74%) HND
1 2 (2.74%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Ansible
1 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.48%) Puppet
1 4 (5.48%) Terraform
2 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) SAP
3 4 (5.48%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.37%) Splunk
4 1 (1.37%) Symantec