The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chelmsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.62% 12.50% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 57.14% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £343 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 7.69% 21.88% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £425 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Essex

.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 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Database Security
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Trello
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2010
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (25.00%) DBA
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script