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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 34 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.63% 16.02% 4.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 42.71% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
69 96 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.16% 37.50% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 13
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
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 21 April 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 9 (75.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) WF
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) JSP
7 2 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) WF
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
6 1 (8.33%) DHTML
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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