The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 4 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.71% 18.55% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.59% 48.94% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 5
Median daily rate £369 £329 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
.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
41 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.75% 37.90% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 14
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for .NET.

1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
5 7 (30.43%) Atlassian
5 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.04%) C++
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) TDD
10 2 (8.70%) Banking
10 2 (8.70%) VB6
10 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (8.70%) JIRA
10 2 (8.70%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) HipChat
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Angular Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Architect
6 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Development Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
7 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
8 2 (8.70%) COM+
8 2 (8.70%) WSDL
8 2 (8.70%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) XML Schema
8 2 (8.70%) XSL
9 1 (4.35%) Ajax
9 1 (4.35%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) Middleware
9 1 (4.35%) RESTful
9 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Atlassian
2 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft