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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.50% 5.93% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.13% 46.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
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£330 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £468 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
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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
46 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.94% 12.71% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 9 15
Average daily rate £333 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 30 July 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 30 July 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 34 (80.95%) ASP.NET
2 33 (78.57%) C#
3 30 (71.43%) HTML
3 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 23 (54.76%) SQL
5 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (47.62%) CSS
7 16 (38.10%) MVC
8 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
11 12 (28.57%) Web Services
12 11 (26.19%) XML
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
13 10 (23.81%) MySQL
14 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (19.05%) NUnit
15 8 (19.05%) MSTest
15 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
15 8 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (19.05%) IIS
15 8 (19.05%) C++
15 8 (19.05%) Scrum
16 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (16.67%) VB
16 7 (16.67%) COM+
16 7 (16.67%) XSL
16 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) MySQL
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (11.90%) Couchbase
6 5 (11.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) NUnit
1 8 (19.05%) MSTest
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Mac Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) ASP.NET
2 30 (71.43%) HTML
3 20 (47.62%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (28.57%) Web Services
7 11 (26.19%) XML
8 8 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (16.67%) COM+
9 7 (16.67%) XSL
10 6 (14.29%) WSDL
10 6 (14.29%) XML Schema
10 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET
10 6 (14.29%) REST
10 6 (14.29%) WCF
11 4 (9.52%) jQuery
11 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 4 (9.52%) WinForms
12 3 (7.14%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) MVC
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) BDD
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (11.90%) CQRS
5 5 (11.90%) Mobile First
6 4 (9.52%) Software Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) MVVM
8 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.38%) System Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.95%) T-SQL
5 8 (19.05%) C++
6 7 (16.67%) VB
7 6 (14.29%) VB6
8 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 3 (7.14%) Java
9 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Infragistics
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