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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.22% 1.92% 16.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 11.11% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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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
7 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.56% 17.31% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Average daily rate £225 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £295 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 20 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++