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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.00% 5.06% 11.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 20.00% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Median daily rate £300 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.67% 25.32% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 16
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £310 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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
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 27 September 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 11 (78.57%) MVC
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) WPF
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
8 1 (7.14%) CSS3
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Media

.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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (7.14%) Designer
7 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) WCF
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) CMMI
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Perforce