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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 26 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.95% 3.23% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.63% 18.52% 25.00%
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 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- +37.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.10% 17.42% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 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 23 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 23 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) MVC
4 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
5 16 (55.17%) TDD
6 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (51.72%) HTML
7 14 (48.28%) CSS
7 14 (48.28%) Scrum
7 14 (48.28%) Pair Programming
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
8 13 (44.83%) SQL
9 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
10 11 (37.93%) Requirements Management
11 10 (34.48%) jQuery
12 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
13 8 (27.59%) Web Services
14 6 (20.69%) XML
14 6 (20.69%) SOAP
14 6 (20.69%) NUnit
14 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
15 5 (17.24%) HTML5
15 5 (17.24%) Ajax
15 5 (17.24%) Linux
15 5 (17.24%) UNIX
16 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
16 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (10.34%) User Stories

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) NUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 14 (48.28%) CSS
4 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) SOAP
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) Ajax
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (10.34%) LINQ
10 3 (10.34%) JSON
10 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
10 3 (10.34%) CSS3
11 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) TDD
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) Scrum
4 14 (48.28%) Pair Programming
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Kofax
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