The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.54% 2.13% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £288 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.15% 14.89% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £288 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -23.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Chelmsford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

.NET
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Capita
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Support Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Author
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Author
4 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Capita
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft