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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 16 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.10% 0.48% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 1.25% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.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
31 80 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.41% 38.10% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 11
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £267
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 13 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -5.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web 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%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Worklight
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
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%) Windows Phone
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Android
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%) Refactoring
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
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%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator
2 1 (14.29%) Google