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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 4.82% 6.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 19.51% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
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
41 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.35% 24.70% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 11
Average daily rate £400 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

.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 2 July 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 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) SignalR
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (11.11%) R
7 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
7 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (11.11%) WF
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) DHTML
5 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) SignalR
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
1 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
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