The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Cheltenham 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 22 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% - 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 23 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 22.41% 31.94% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 49
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Gloucestershire

.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 17 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Serena
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Serena