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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 10 9 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27  
Contract jobs citing .NET 40 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.67% 10.38% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.96% 44.71% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 8
Median daily rate £400 £381 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +30.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 91 85 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 24.27% 23.22% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 42
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Northamptonshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 27 £425 +5.59% 9
.NET
East Midlands

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 63 (75.90%) C#
2 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
3 29 (34.94%) TDD
4 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
5 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
5 24 (28.92%) MVC
6 21 (25.30%) E-Commerce
7 19 (22.89%) Finance
8 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.48%) CSS
9 17 (20.48%) Web Services
9 17 (20.48%) HTML
10 16 (19.28%) XML
10 16 (19.28%) XSLT
10 16 (19.28%) jQuery
11 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
11 14 (16.87%) SQL
12 13 (15.66%) Scrum
13 12 (14.46%) Python
13 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
14 11 (13.25%) Entity Framework
14 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
15 10 (12.05%) Linux
15 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (12.05%) Web Development
16 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (9.64%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related 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 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.82%) IaaS
2 4 (4.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.64%) Blockchain
4 4 (4.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) Moq
3 4 (4.82%) NUnit
3 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
2 1 (1.20%) Back Office
2 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.20%) Law
2 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (67.47%) Developer
2 38 (45.78%) C# Developer
3 37 (44.58%) .NET Developer
4 31 (37.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (19.28%) XML Developer
5 16 (19.28%) XML XSLT Developer
6 12 (14.46%) Architect
7 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Designer
9 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Architect
9 4 (4.82%) UX Designer
9 4 (4.82%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
2 17 (20.48%) CSS
2 17 (20.48%) HTML
2 17 (20.48%) Web Services
3 16 (19.28%) jQuery
3 16 (19.28%) XML
3 16 (19.28%) XSLT
4 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
5 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.25%) Entity Framework
6 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (8.43%) WPF
8 6 (7.23%) JSON
8 6 (7.23%) REST
9 5 (6.02%) HTML5
9 5 (6.02%) WCF
10 4 (4.82%) Node.js
10 4 (4.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) Android
3 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.82%) CoreOS
4 4 (4.82%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) TDD
2 24 (28.92%) MVC
3 21 (25.30%) E-Commerce
4 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.66%) Scrum
6 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.05%) Web Development
8 8 (9.64%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.02%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Prototyping
10 5 (6.02%) SOA
10 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.02%) Wireframes
11 4 (4.82%) Android Development
11 4 (4.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.82%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.82%) Kanban
11 4 (4.82%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.90%) C#
2 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
3 14 (16.87%) SQL
4 12 (14.46%) Python
5 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.23%) C++
7 5 (6.02%) C
8 4 (4.82%) VB
9 3 (3.61%) VB6
9 3 (3.61%) VBA
10 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.20%) IBM
3 1 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Tableau
3 1 (1.20%) VMware
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