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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 29 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% 1.73% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 4.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.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
55 99 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.06% 42.86% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 19
Average daily rate £388 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Worklight
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQLite
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) iOS SDK
4 2 (33.33%) Worklight
4 2 (33.33%) WF
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (16.67%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Appcelerator