The first table below looks at the demand for ASP.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 ASP.NET over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 24 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.25% 3.31% 5.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 16.13% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £340 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.63
% change year-on-year
- +36.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.50% 20.53% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 7
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
ASP.NET
Cheshire

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET across the Chester region.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Chester region.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) C#
3 21 (70.00%) MVC
4 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (56.67%) TDD
6 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (53.33%) HTML
7 14 (46.67%) SQL
7 14 (46.67%) CSS
7 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 14 (46.67%) Pair Programming
8 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (36.67%) jQuery
9 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
9 11 (36.67%) Requirements Management
10 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (26.67%) Web Services
12 6 (20.00%) XML
12 6 (20.00%) SOAP
12 6 (20.00%) NUnit
12 6 (20.00%) HTML5
12 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
13 5 (16.67%) Ajax
13 5 (16.67%) Linux
13 5 (16.67%) UNIX
14 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
14 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (10.00%) User Stories

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) NUnit
1 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (36.67%) jQuery
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (10.00%) JSON
10 3 (10.00%) WCF
10 3 (10.00%) LINQ
10 3 (10.00%) NHibernate
10 3 (10.00%) CSS3
11 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) MVC
2 17 (56.67%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 14 (46.67%) Pair Programming
5 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Kofax
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