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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 51 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.73% 24.52% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 58.62% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £252 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £361 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +600.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
40 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.67% 41.83% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 21
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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
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 4 March 2015.

.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 4 March 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 15 (68.18%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) MVC
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) CSS3
6 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 7 (31.82%) NHibernate
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) Ajax
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Scrum
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
10 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQLite
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) FxCop
3 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.55%) T4 Templates
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) JSON
3 8 (36.36%) CSS3
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
4 7 (31.82%) NHibernate
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) Ajax
7 3 (13.64%) WCF
7 3 (13.64%) LINQ
8 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) WF
8 2 (9.09%) Worklight
8 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 2 (9.09%) REST
8 2 (9.09%) JSP
8 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.55%) PDA
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Memory Management
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Web Design
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Kony
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
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