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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.19% 2.15% 10.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.43% 9.52% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 6
Average daily rate
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£413 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £34.50 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.42%
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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
61 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.22% 22.58% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 16
Average daily rate £409 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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
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 26 March 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 23 (85.19%) C#
2 22 (81.48%) HTML
3 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
5 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 15 (55.56%) SQL
7 14 (51.85%) CSS
8 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (37.04%) MVC
9 10 (37.04%) XML
9 10 (37.04%) MySQL
10 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
10 8 (29.63%) WCF
11 7 (25.93%) MSTest
11 7 (25.93%) Scrum
11 7 (25.93%) NUnit
11 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 7 (25.93%) Web Services
11 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
12 6 (22.22%) C++
12 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (22.22%) XSLT
12 6 (22.22%) TDD
12 6 (22.22%) BDD
12 6 (22.22%) REST
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (18.52%) Castle Windsor

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (18.52%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Couchbase
4 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MSTest
1 7 (25.93%) NUnit
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Database Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) .NET Framework
6 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) XSLT
8 6 (22.22%) REST
9 5 (18.52%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (18.52%) LINQ
9 5 (18.52%) XSD
9 5 (18.52%) DHTML
10 2 (7.41%) XSL
10 2 (7.41%) SOAP
10 2 (7.41%) WPF
10 2 (7.41%) jQuery
11 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (18.52%) CQRS
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) MVVM
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) System Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 6 (22.22%) C++
6 5 (18.52%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (11.11%) VB
9 1 (3.70%) VB6
9 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Infragistics