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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 44 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.27% 2.24% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 9.29% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate
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£258 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.87%
.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
187 183 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.64% 24.08% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 94 42
Average daily rate £400 £335 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 17 April 2015.

.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 17 April 2015. 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
Brentwood - 6 £253 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Witham - - - -
Basildon - - - -
.NET Framework
East of England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) SOAP
8 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
8 6 (28.57%) IIS
8 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
10 4 (19.05%) CSS
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) HTML
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (19.05%) LINQ
10 4 (19.05%) CSS3
11 3 (14.29%) Autofac
11 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (14.29%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 6 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) CSS3
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) LINQ
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Autofac
7 3 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (9.52%) WF
8 2 (9.52%) AppFabric
8 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 2 (9.52%) WinForms
8 2 (9.52%) WCF
9 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) MKS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft