The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 26 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.48% 4.42% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 33.33% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£330 £341 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +70.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.04% 13.27% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 12
Average daily rate £330 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £383
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 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) C#
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
6 5 (50.00%) SOA
6 5 (50.00%) MySQL
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) MSTest
6 5 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (50.00%) Puppet
6 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (50.00%) REST
6 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (50.00%) CQRS
6 5 (50.00%) Couchbase
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) NUnit
6 5 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (50.00%) Mobile First
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) NUnit
1 5 (50.00%) MSTest
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (50.00%) REST
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) XSL
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) COM+
7 3 (30.00%) WSDL
7 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
8 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET
9 1 (10.00%) XHTML
9 1 (10.00%) WPF
9 1 (10.00%) LINQ
9 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) CQRS
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile First
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) VB6
4 3 (30.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Infragistics