The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 25 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.72% 7.91% 8.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 22.00% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£318 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £261 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £353 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.NET
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
27 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.37% 35.97% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 17
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Chester

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing .NET 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.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) DHTML
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) SignalR
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) DHTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago