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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 9 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.72% 11.11% 7.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 34.78% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 23
Average daily rate - £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 23 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.28% 31.94% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 49
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Gloucestershire

.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 18 April 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 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) C#
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (14.29%) VBScript
9 2 (14.29%) VB
9 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (14.29%) UNIX
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) OOP
9 2 (14.29%) WPF
9 2 (14.29%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) WPF
6 2 (14.29%) LINQ
6 2 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Serena
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
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