The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.07% 1.42% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 5.69% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £355 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.NET Framework
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 123 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.63% 24.90% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 59 41
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £33.73 £27.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -14.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.16 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Essex

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +1 2 £550 +6.79% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £350 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Epping - - - -
Harlow - - - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 21 (65.63%) MVC
3 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
6 15 (46.88%) HTML
6 15 (46.88%) jQuery
7 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (43.75%) CSS
8 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) WCF
9 10 (31.25%) WPF
10 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) Web Services
11 7 (21.88%) OOP
11 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
11 7 (21.88%) LINQ
11 7 (21.88%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (21.88%) MSTest
11 7 (21.88%) HTML5
11 7 (21.88%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
12 6 (18.75%) Internet

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) DTS
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MSTest
1 7 (21.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
3 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
3 5 (15.63%) QUnit
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Programmer
6 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) WPF Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
9 1 (3.13%) SAP Developer
9 1 (3.13%) ABAP Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Software Programmer
9 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 15 (46.88%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) jQuery
5 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (43.75%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) WCF
6 10 (31.25%) WPF
7 7 (21.88%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) Silverlight
7 7 (21.88%) LINQ
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.63%) Autofac
9 5 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (15.63%) JSON
9 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (15.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) OOP
4 7 (21.88%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (9.38%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) Kanban
5 3 (9.38%) Change Control
5 3 (9.38%) MVVM
6 2 (6.25%) B2B
6 2 (6.25%) B2C
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (15.63%) XAML
5 5 (15.63%) VB
6 3 (9.38%) VB6
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) ABAP
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.25%) SAP