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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.45% 12.20% 21.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 62.50% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
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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
15 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.93% 19.51% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 16
Average daily rate £250 £200 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft