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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.85% 5.31% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.00% 40.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £341 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £318 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £364 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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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
50 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.04% 13.27% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 12
Average daily rate £330 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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 1 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 1 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 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
2 28 (75.68%) C#
3 25 (67.57%) HTML
3 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
4 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
4 20 (54.05%) CSS
5 18 (48.65%) SQL
6 17 (45.95%) MVC
7 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (27.03%) MySQL
10 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
11 8 (21.62%) NUnit
11 8 (21.62%) Scrum
11 8 (21.62%) Web Services
11 8 (21.62%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (21.62%) MSTest
11 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
12 7 (18.92%) XML
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) TDD
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.22%) BDD
13 6 (16.22%) REST
13 6 (16.22%) WCF
14 5 (13.51%) Degree
14 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.51%) Couchbase
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) NUnit
1 8 (21.62%) MSTest
2 4 (10.81%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Mac Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) ASP.NET
2 25 (67.57%) HTML
3 20 (54.05%) CSS
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 8 (21.62%) Castle Windsor
7 7 (18.92%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) WCF
8 6 (16.22%) REST
9 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) WinForms
9 4 (10.81%) XSL
10 3 (8.11%) WSDL
10 3 (8.11%) XML Schema
10 3 (8.11%) WPF
10 3 (8.11%) COM+
10 3 (8.11%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) MVC
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) SOA
5 5 (13.51%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.51%) CQRS
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile First
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) MVVM
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.70%) System Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.81%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 3 (8.11%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) VB6
7 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.70%) Infragistics