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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.46% 0.82% 11.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.61% 2.90% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 14
Median daily rate £325 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £290 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £290 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.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
72 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.82% 28.16% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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 28 May 2016.

.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 28 May 2016, 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 27 (72.97%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) MVC
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 15 (40.54%) HTML5
6 14 (37.84%) CSS3
6 14 (37.84%) jQuery
7 13 (35.14%) Front End Development
8 10 (27.03%) SQL
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Web Development
10 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
10 8 (21.62%) XML
11 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
12 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
13 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (13.51%) WCF
13 5 (13.51%) WPF
13 5 (13.51%) Validation
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.51%) Oracle
13 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
14 4 (10.81%) IIS
14 4 (10.81%) VB
14 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
14 4 (10.81%) Migration

.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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) GeoServer
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) GIS
2 3 (8.11%) QGIS
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Local Government
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (24.32%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (24.32%) HTML Developer
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Web Developer
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) CSS
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) HTML5
3 14 (37.84%) CSS3
3 14 (37.84%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.62%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 5 (13.51%) WPF
7 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.81%) Ajax
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Web Services
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.70%) JSON
9 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.70%) Middleware
9 1 (2.70%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) MVC
2 13 (35.14%) Front End Development
3 9 (24.32%) Web Development
4 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.81%) Web Design
8 3 (8.11%) Open Source
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) ETL
10 1 (2.70%) Project Management
10 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.81%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) XAML
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Delphi
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) AppSense
3 1 (2.70%) VMware