Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing .NET 61 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.96% 9.79% 9.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.59% 40.88% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 50
Northamptonshire median daily rate £404 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.06% +55.00%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +13.97% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £11.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +354.55% -68.57%

.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 270 181 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 35.25% 23.94% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 104 133
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +9.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £320 £297 £281
90th Percentile £525 £500 £505
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 £113.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.44% +250.00% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £53.23 £15.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £178.48 £36.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +7.14%

.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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -12 35 £375 -6.25% 22
Corby +1 2 £716 +104.64% 1
Daventry - 1 £400 - 6
Kettering - 1 £388 - 9
.NET
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 50 (81.97%) C#
2 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
7 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
8 14 (22.95%) MVC
8 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.03%) Microservices
11 10 (16.39%) K2 blackpearl
11 10 (16.39%) TDD
11 10 (16.39%) SAP
12 9 (14.75%) Windows
12 9 (14.75%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (14.75%) BDD
13 8 (13.11%) PaaS
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (13.11%) Java
13 8 (13.11%) Finance
14 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
14 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
14 7 (11.48%) Web Services
14 7 (11.48%) OO
14 7 (11.48%) Git (software)

.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 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.39%) K2 blackpearl
3 9 (14.75%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (9.84%) NServiceBus
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.64%) CMS
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HipChat
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.11%) PaaS
3 5 (8.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) DSL
1 4 (6.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.64%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.92%) NUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) MSI
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Digital Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 6 (9.84%) SAP Smart Forms
4 6 (9.84%) WCF
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Core
5 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
5 5 (8.20%) Kafka
5 5 (8.20%) MSMQ
5 5 (8.20%) Node.js
5 5 (8.20%) REST
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.56%) Classic ASP
6 4 (6.56%) CSS
6 4 (6.56%) HTML
6 4 (6.56%) jQuery
6 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.56%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (6.56%) Sass
6 4 (6.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.64%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) MVC
3 11 (18.03%) Microservices
4 10 (16.39%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) BDD
6 7 (11.48%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Analytics
7 6 (9.84%) Change Management
7 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (9.84%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) SOA
8 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.56%) DevOps
9 4 (6.56%) ERP
9 4 (6.56%) Metadata Management
9 4 (6.56%) SMACSS
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) C#
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) VB
6 5 (8.20%) VBA
7 4 (6.56%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (1.64%) HND
2 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Ansible
1 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
1 4 (6.56%) Terraform
2 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) SAP
3 5 (8.20%) Google
4 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec