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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.12% 4.05% 14.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.09% 15.38% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate £400 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £395 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
Gloucestershire

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
23 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.47% 26.35% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 8
Average daily rate £400 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) WCF
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (19.05%) VB6
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) VB
8 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
10 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) OLTP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
3 5 (23.81%) WCF
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) COM
5 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.76%) COM+
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) WSDL
6 1 (4.76%) XSD
6 1 (4.76%) XSL
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) VB
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) VB6
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCAD
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCPD
3 1 (4.76%) MCSD
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CloudHub
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft