The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Essex 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 10 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.06% 2.18% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.75% 7.69% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +20.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
- +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 130 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.60% 28.32% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 41
Average daily rate £400 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
.NET Framework
East of England

.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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £450 -
Harlow - 2 £450 -
Chelmsford - 1 £200 - 1
Colchester - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
5 12 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (42.31%) jQuery
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
8 9 (34.62%) WPF
8 9 (34.62%) HTML
8 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (30.77%) WCF
10 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
10 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
11 6 (23.08%) SOA
11 6 (23.08%) Web Services
11 6 (23.08%) XAML
11 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (23.08%) HTML5
11 6 (23.08%) JSON
12 5 (19.23%) Silverlight
12 5 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (19.23%) MSTest

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) IPv4
2 1 (3.85%) IPv6
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DTS
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) MSTest
2 5 (19.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) QUnit
5 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 5 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.85%) SAP Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.85%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 9 (34.62%) WPF
6 8 (30.77%) WCF
7 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) JSON
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) Silverlight
9 5 (19.23%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (15.38%) LINQ
10 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (15.38%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 4 (15.38%) MVVM
6 4 (15.38%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 6 (23.08%) XAML
6 5 (19.23%) VB
7 4 (15.38%) VB6
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (7.69%) ABAP
8 2 (7.69%) PHP
9 1 (3.85%) Java
9 1 (3.85%) VBA
9 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) DevExpress
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) webMethods
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