The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.46% 5.12% 10.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.53% 19.05% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 31
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £270 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 - £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
.NET
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
106 168 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.27% 26.88% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 102 77
Median daily rate £313 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.83 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +7 2 - -
Brentwood +2 2 £351 +75.62% 2
Colchester -8 1 £225 - 1
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Hockley - 1 - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 37 (50.68%) C#
2 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.36%) SQL
4 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
4 25 (34.25%) Windows
4 25 (34.25%) Finance
4 25 (34.25%) .NET Framework
5 20 (27.40%) MVC
5 20 (27.40%) IIS
6 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
7 18 (24.66%) HTML
7 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
8 16 (21.92%) Java
8 16 (21.92%) WCF
9 14 (19.18%) Entity Framework
10 12 (16.44%) TDD
10 12 (16.44%) XML
10 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
11 11 (15.07%) Network Load Balancing
11 11 (15.07%) jQuery
11 11 (15.07%) CSS
11 11 (15.07%) Web Services
12 10 (13.70%) SOAP
12 10 (13.70%) HTML5
12 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
13 9 (12.33%) Linux
13 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
14 8 (10.96%) OO
14 8 (10.96%) Classic ASP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (27.40%) IIS
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) JBoss
3 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.48%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.11%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Jetty
6 1 (1.37%) Liferay
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) nginx
6 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS Project
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
4 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.74%) Summit
3 1 (1.37%) AWD
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.37%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) HTTP
2 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 4 (5.48%) LDAP
4 3 (4.11%) SMS
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) FTP
5 1 (1.37%) Intranet
5 1 (1.37%) IPsec
5 1 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) Skype
5 1 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Big Data
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) NUnit
2 5 (6.85%) Selenium
3 4 (5.48%) Subversion
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.11%) VisualVM
5 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.37%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (34.25%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.92%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.81%) Applications Support
6 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (13.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Architect
8 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Digital Architect
10 5 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.85%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
11 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
11 4 (5.48%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
11 4 (5.48%) Web Applications Support
11 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
12 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (4.11%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) .NET Framework
2 18 (24.66%) ASP.NET
2 18 (24.66%) HTML
3 16 (21.92%) WCF
4 14 (19.18%) Entity Framework
5 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (16.44%) XML
6 11 (15.07%) AngularJS
6 11 (15.07%) CSS
6 11 (15.07%) jQuery
6 11 (15.07%) Web Services
7 10 (13.70%) HTML5
7 10 (13.70%) SOAP
8 8 (10.96%) Classic ASP
8 8 (10.96%) CSS3
9 7 (9.59%) J2EE
10 6 (8.22%) LINQ
11 5 (6.85%) XML Messaging
12 4 (5.48%) Ajax
12 4 (5.48%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Social Media
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) DataPower
2 4 (5.48%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.48%) iPad
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.37%) Android
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) MVC
3 12 (16.44%) TDD
4 11 (15.07%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.96%) OO
5 8 (10.96%) Web Development
6 7 (9.59%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (8.22%) Open Source
7 6 (8.22%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.22%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.85%) Quality Management
8 5 (6.85%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.48%) Scrum
9 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) C#
2 28 (38.36%) SQL
3 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.92%) Java
5 9 (12.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) C++
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) SOQL
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Opsview
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
1 8 (10.96%) VMware
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) webMethods
4 3 (4.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) Software AG
4 3 (4.11%) Splunk
5 2 (2.74%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco
6 1 (1.37%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) MKS
6 1 (1.37%) Sage
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) SunGard