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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 9 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.55% 6.77% 23.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 29.03% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 20
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
34 31 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 29.06% 23.31% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 29
Average daily rate £405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) WPF
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
7 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) WPF Developer
4 3 (17.65%) XML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) CSS3
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) BPMN
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Delphi
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) AppSense
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