The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 12 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.07% 6.60% 6.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.93% 26.92% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £299 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.31% +27.23%

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 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.27% 24.53% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 25
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Case Management
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) MvvmCross
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (11.11%) ANSI SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (11.11%) DHTML
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) MvvmCross
3 1 (11.11%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin