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 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.53% 7.73% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 19.75% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £335 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.56 £34.02 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -9.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
32 81 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.06% 39.13% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 9
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% -3.82%
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 21 October 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 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) MVC
6 9 (37.50%) CSS3
7 8 (33.33%) HTML5
8 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
8 7 (29.17%) JSON
8 7 (29.17%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) Ajax
10 5 (20.83%) Scrum
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) ISEB
11 4 (16.67%) XML
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.50%) Web Development
12 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
12 3 (12.50%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (8.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQLite
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) OpenSTA
3 1 (4.17%) FxCop
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.17%) T4 Templates
3 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (37.50%) CSS3
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 5 (20.83%) Ajax
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) JSP
10 3 (12.50%) LINQ
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (8.33%) iOS SDK
11 2 (8.33%) REST
11 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
11 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Twitter
1 2 (8.33%) Kony
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator
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