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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.31% 12.00% 9.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 45.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £363 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £366 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
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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
15 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.27% 26.67% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (25.00%) SCADA
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (25.00%) Clustering
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (8.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ENOVIA
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) ReportNet
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (8.33%) XSL
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) SCADA
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) Serena
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com