The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.20% 4.59% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.38% 16.67% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 7
Average daily rate
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£419 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
65 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.77% 27.52% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 18
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 26 (83.87%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
4 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
4 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) CSS
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (41.94%) MVC
9 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (32.26%) MySQL
10 10 (32.26%) Web Services
10 10 (32.26%) XML
11 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
11 8 (25.81%) WCF
11 8 (25.81%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (22.58%) MSTest
12 7 (22.58%) Scrum
12 7 (22.58%) NUnit
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 6 (19.35%) TDD
13 6 (19.35%) C++
13 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
13 6 (19.35%) XSLT
13 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (19.35%) REST
13 6 (19.35%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) MySQL
3 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Couchbase
4 5 (16.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MSTest
1 7 (22.58%) NUnit
2 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (3.23%) ERwin
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (32.26%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
6 8 (25.81%) WCF
6 8 (25.81%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (19.35%) XSLT
7 6 (19.35%) REST
8 5 (16.13%) LINQ
8 5 (16.13%) XSD
8 5 (16.13%) DHTML
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
10 2 (6.45%) SOAP
10 2 (6.45%) XSL
10 2 (6.45%) WPF
11 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) CQRS
5 5 (16.13%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) MVVM
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Use Case
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
5 6 (19.35%) C++
6 5 (16.13%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
8 3 (9.68%) VB
9 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Infragistics