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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 18 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.00% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.14% 1.14% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +16.80%
.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
35 88 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.17% 39.82% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 9
Average daily rate £338 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 21 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) NHibernate
5 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) OOD

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) NHibernate
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Worklight
7 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
7 1 (14.29%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator