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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.91% 8.72% 5.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.00% 26.79% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £306 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £256 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £321 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.56 £50.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.89% +29.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
.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
50 56 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.97% 32.56% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 12
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 27 August 2014, 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 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) HTML
3 23 (63.89%) C#
4 21 (58.33%) CSS
5 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
5 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 17 (47.22%) MVC
6 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (38.89%) HTML5
7 12 (33.33%) TDD
8 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
9 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Scrum
11 8 (22.22%) Web Development
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.22%) CSS3
12 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 6 (16.67%) Web Services
12 6 (16.67%) XML
12 6 (16.67%) jQuery
12 6 (16.67%) JSON
13 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
13 5 (13.89%) LINQ
13 5 (13.89%) Ajax
13 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
13 5 (13.89%) ISEB
13 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 5 (13.89%) User Stories
13 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) OpenSTA
3 1 (2.78%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) ASP.NET
4 14 (38.89%) HTML5
5 8 (22.22%) CSS3
6 6 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (16.67%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
7 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
7 5 (13.89%) LINQ
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (8.33%) JSP
9 3 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) J2EE
10 2 (5.56%) XSLT
10 2 (5.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) MVC
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
5 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.56%) V-Model
9 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 23 (63.89%) C#
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) GPEN
3 1 (2.78%) OSCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) GSEC
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) Twitter
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) McAfee
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