The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 32 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 44 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.38% 8.64% 11.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.89% 36.72% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 23
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £547 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.25 - £36.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 - £19.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 - £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
201 128 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.29% 23.53% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 65 41
Average daily rate £425 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +10.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 14
Average hourly rate £33.73 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.28 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £37.15 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Brentwood - 8 £338 - 3
Colchester -7 3 £300 +100.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £350 - 3
Basildon -1 2 £550 +13.98% 2
Epping - 2 £344 -
Chelmsford +1 1 - - 4
Loughton - 1 - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 61 (64.89%) C#
2 40 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 37 (39.36%) SQL
3 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.85%) MVC
5 27 (28.72%) HTML
6 24 (25.53%) CSS
7 23 (24.47%) .NET Framework
8 21 (22.34%) Windows
8 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.28%) VB.NET
9 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (21.28%) jQuery
9 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (18.09%) T-SQL
11 16 (17.02%) PHP
12 15 (15.96%) Web Services
12 15 (15.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (14.89%) Selenium
14 13 (13.83%) WCF
14 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
15 11 (11.70%) Linux
15 11 (11.70%) Java
15 11 (11.70%) Finance
15 11 (11.70%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (10.64%) TDD
16 10 (10.64%) WPF
16 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
16 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.38%) IIS
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.19%) CMS
5 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) Documentum
7 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.06%) CICS
7 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) assyst
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) Wireless
2 9 (9.57%) Broadband
2 9 (9.57%) DHCP
2 9 (9.57%) FTP
2 9 (9.57%) NAS
3 8 (8.51%) HTTP
3 8 (8.51%) Telnet
3 8 (8.51%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) Intranet
4 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) DNS
5 1 (1.06%) LDAP
5 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.19%) DTS
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.13%) Ingres
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) MySQL
8 1 (1.06%) DB2
8 1 (1.06%) IDMS
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Selenium
2 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.38%) NUnit
3 5 (5.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (5.32%) MSTest
3 5 (5.32%) Redmine
3 5 (5.32%) QUnit
3 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
3 5 (5.32%) Trac
3 5 (5.32%) JUnit
3 5 (5.32%) Bugzilla
3 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.26%) Artifactory
4 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (53.19%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.89%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Programmer
8 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Tester
11 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET
2 27 (28.72%) HTML
3 24 (25.53%) CSS
4 23 (24.47%) .NET Framework
5 20 (21.28%) jQuery
5 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (15.96%) Web Services
6 15 (15.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (13.83%) WCF
8 10 (10.64%) WPF
9 9 (9.57%) Silverlight
10 8 (8.51%) CSS3
10 8 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (7.45%) XML
12 6 (6.38%) LINQ
12 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.38%) HTML5
13 5 (5.32%) Autofac
13 5 (5.32%) LINQ to SQL
13 5 (5.32%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) STB
1 4 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Open Source
2 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) iPad
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) GIS
3 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.06%) iPhone
3 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.13%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.06%) OpenVMS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) MVC
2 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.64%) TDD
4 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (6.38%) OOP
6 6 (6.38%) OO
6 6 (6.38%) CRM
6 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.38%) SOA
7 5 (5.32%) Functional Testing
7 5 (5.32%) UML
7 5 (5.32%) Workflow
7 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.32%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 61 (64.89%) C#
2 37 (39.36%) SQL
2 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.28%) VB.NET
4 17 (18.09%) T-SQL
5 16 (17.02%) PHP
6 11 (11.70%) Java
7 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.57%) Perl
8 9 (9.57%) VB
8 9 (9.57%) Ruby
8 9 (9.57%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.38%) ABAP
10 5 (5.32%) Python
11 4 (4.26%) VBA
11 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.13%) C++
13 1 (1.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.06%) MCSE
4 1 (1.06%) MCP
4 1 (1.06%) CCNA
4 1 (1.06%) CISSP
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CISM
4 1 (1.06%) CEH
4 1 (1.06%) MCITP
4 1 (1.06%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) Firmware
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Opsview
1 1 (1.06%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) SAP
3 4 (4.26%) AccuRev
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.13%) Actuate
5 2 (2.13%) NetApp
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) EMC
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix
5 2 (2.13%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) Splunk
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Progress
6 1 (1.06%) webMethods
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.06%) Telerik
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