The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.72% 8.99% 12.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.33% 38.10% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Average daily rate
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£370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £366 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.61% 23.60% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 26
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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.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 24 July 2014.

.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 24 July 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) SCADA
4 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Documentum
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ENOVIA
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) ReportNet
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) SCADA
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) Serena
4 1 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace