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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.79% 8.27% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.82% 25.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.24% 33.08% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 11
Average daily rate £350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -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 3 August 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) DHTML
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) R
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) SignalR
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago