The first table below looks at the demand for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 50 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.40% 14.53% 11.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.88% 54.47% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £31.25 £9.23 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.56% -71.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £9.23 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.25 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
132 123 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.44% 26.68% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 42
Average daily rate £425 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 23
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 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
East of England

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Essex

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

.NET
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Brentwood +2 10 £165 -38.88% 3
Chelmsford -3 5 £325 +22.64% 1
Colchester -3 3 £388 +121.42% 1
Basildon -6 3 £450 +50.00% 3
Harlow +3 1 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £400 -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Hockley - - - - 1
Loughton - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 3
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
Chigwell - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing .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 .NET.

1 73 (57.94%) C#
2 57 (45.24%) SQL Server
3 50 (39.68%) ASP.NET
4 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 45 (35.71%) SQL
5 33 (26.19%) MVC
5 33 (26.19%) HTML
6 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
7 30 (23.81%) Windows
8 25 (19.84%) Visual Studio
8 25 (19.84%) jQuery
9 24 (19.05%) WCF
9 24 (19.05%) CSS
10 23 (18.25%) XML
10 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
11 22 (17.46%) WPF
11 22 (17.46%) Finance
12 21 (16.67%) Java
13 19 (15.08%) TDD
14 18 (14.29%) PHP
15 15 (11.90%) JSON
15 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
15 15 (11.90%) IIS
16 14 (11.11%) VB
16 14 (11.11%) T-SQL
16 14 (11.11%) SOA
16 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (11.11%) HTML5
17 13 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing .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 .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.90%) IIS
2 12 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (7.14%) CMS
6 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.17%) Apache
6 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.59%) Documentum
8 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.59%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.59%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Magento
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.59%) assyst
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.38%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) NAS
3 8 (6.35%) Broadband
3 8 (6.35%) DHCP
3 8 (6.35%) FTP
3 8 (6.35%) Wireless
4 7 (5.56%) Telnet
4 7 (5.56%) HTTP
5 6 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (1.59%) SAN
6 2 (1.59%) Intranet
6 2 (1.59%) LDAP
7 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.76%) DTS
7 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.97%) EDRMS
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.79%) MySQL
10 1 (0.79%) Ingres
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 8 (6.35%) Selenium
6 6 (4.76%) JUnit
6 6 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.76%) JIRA
6 6 (4.76%) Bugzilla
6 6 (4.76%) Redmine
6 6 (4.76%) Trac
7 5 (3.97%) MSTest
7 5 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.17%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.38%) QUnit
10 2 (1.59%) Subversion
10 2 (1.59%) VisualVM
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (55.56%) Developer
2 41 (32.54%) .NET Developer
3 25 (19.84%) C# Developer
4 22 (17.46%) Architect
5 21 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) WPF Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
12 5 (3.97%) SQL Developer
13 4 (3.17%) Network Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.17%) Applications Support
14 3 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
14 3 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.68%) ASP.NET
2 33 (26.19%) HTML
3 25 (19.84%) jQuery
4 24 (19.05%) WCF
4 24 (19.05%) CSS
5 23 (18.25%) XML
5 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
6 22 (17.46%) WPF
7 15 (11.90%) JSON
8 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (11.11%) HTML5
9 12 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (8.73%) Silverlight
10 11 (8.73%) LINQ
10 11 (8.73%) Web Services
11 10 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (7.14%) Ajax
13 7 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Firmware
2 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) GIS
4 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.59%) iPhone
4 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.59%) STB
4 2 (1.59%) Open Source
4 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) AS400
5 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
5 1 (0.79%) LLPG
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.81%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (1.59%) UNIX
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) MVC
2 19 (15.08%) TDD
3 14 (11.11%) SOA
4 12 (9.52%) UML
5 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
6 10 (7.94%) MVVM
7 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.14%) CRM
7 9 (7.14%) OO
8 7 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.56%) Use Case
8 7 (5.56%) Kanban
8 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.76%) OOP
10 5 (3.97%) Change Control
10 5 (3.97%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (3.97%) Workflow
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.97%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (57.94%) C#
2 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 45 (35.71%) SQL
3 21 (16.67%) Java
4 18 (14.29%) PHP
5 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 14 (11.11%) VB
6 14 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.52%) XAML
8 10 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.14%) VB6
10 8 (6.35%) Perl
10 8 (6.35%) Ruby
10 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.76%) ABAP
12 4 (3.17%) VBA
13 3 (2.38%) Python
14 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Degree
1 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.79%) CEH
3 1 (0.79%) MCITP
3 1 (0.79%) MCP
3 1 (0.79%) MCSE
3 1 (0.79%) CCNA
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) Opsview
3 1 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) SAP
4 7 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.56%) JBoss
5 5 (3.97%) webMethods
6 4 (3.17%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.17%) VMware
7 3 (2.38%) AccuRev
7 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco
8 2 (1.59%) HP
8 2 (1.59%) EMC
8 2 (1.59%) Citrix
8 2 (1.59%) Actuate
8 2 (1.59%) NetApp
8 2 (1.59%) Cognos
8 2 (1.59%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.59%) Twitter
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago