The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 31 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.09% - 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% - 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +21.42%
.NET Framework
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.79% 29.10% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 34
Average daily rate £394 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Chester region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Chester

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Chester region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

.NET Framework
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) XAML
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (50.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) XAML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript