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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 53 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.60% 11.18% 10.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.19% 44.00% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £9.23 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.86% -74.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £9.23 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £37.30 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
.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
188 125 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.60% 25.41% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 60 42
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £519 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.35 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.29 £37.50 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 16 September 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 16 September 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 0 9 £338 +25.00% 3
Chelmsford +4 2 - -
Basildon -4 2 £550 -5.57% 6
Epping - 2 £344 - 1
Colchester -11 1 £525 +250.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 5
Loughton - 1 - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 79 (65.83%) C#
2 54 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 50 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 45 (37.50%) SQL
5 39 (32.50%) MVC
6 38 (31.67%) HTML
7 33 (27.50%) CSS
8 31 (25.83%) .NET Framework
9 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 26 (21.67%) jQuery
11 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (20.83%) Windows
12 22 (18.33%) Finance
12 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (17.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (16.67%) WCF
14 20 (16.67%) WPF
15 19 (15.83%) TDD
16 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
17 17 (14.17%) VB.NET
17 17 (14.17%) PHP
18 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio
19 15 (12.50%) XML
19 15 (12.50%) Java
20 14 (11.67%) VB
20 14 (11.67%) Web Services
20 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
20 14 (11.67%) Selenium
21 13 (10.83%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (9.17%) IIS
4 10 (8.33%) Umbraco
5 8 (6.67%) CMS
6 4 (3.33%) Apache
6 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.67%) Documentum
9 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.83%) CICS
9 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) InfoPath
2 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.67%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Magento
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Firewall
2 9 (7.50%) Wireless
2 9 (7.50%) NAS
2 9 (7.50%) Broadband
2 9 (7.50%) DHCP
2 9 (7.50%) FTP
2 9 (7.50%) Internet
3 8 (6.67%) Telnet
3 8 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) DTS
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.67%) Ingres
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) IDMS
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (11.67%) Selenium
3 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.83%) MSTest
5 7 (5.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.00%) Redmine
6 6 (5.00%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.00%) NUnit
6 6 (5.00%) JUnit
6 6 (5.00%) JIRA
6 6 (5.00%) Trac
7 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.17%) QUnit
7 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.33%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Banking
2 3 (2.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (59.17%) Developer
2 38 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Architect
4 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.50%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (4.17%) WPF Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Programmer
9 5 (4.17%) Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) SharePoint Architect
11 3 (2.50%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 38 (31.67%) HTML
3 33 (27.50%) CSS
4 31 (25.83%) .NET Framework
5 26 (21.67%) jQuery
6 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (17.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 20 (16.67%) WCF
8 20 (16.67%) WPF
9 15 (12.50%) XML
10 14 (11.67%) Web Services
11 13 (10.83%) HTML5
12 12 (10.00%) Silverlight
12 12 (10.00%) LINQ
13 11 (9.17%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (9.17%) JSON
14 10 (8.33%) CSS3
15 7 (5.83%) AngularJS
16 6 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
16 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Firmware
2 4 (3.33%) Open Source
2 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.50%) STB
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) DataPower
5 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.67%) UNIX
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.67%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.83%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) MVC
2 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.83%) TDD
4 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.33%) SOA
6 8 (6.67%) OOP
6 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (5.83%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (5.83%) MVVM
7 7 (5.83%) OO
7 7 (5.83%) CRM
7 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.00%) Use Case
9 5 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.17%) Kanban
9 5 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (65.83%) C#
2 50 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 45 (37.50%) SQL
4 18 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.17%) PHP
5 17 (14.17%) VB.NET
6 15 (12.50%) Java
7 14 (11.67%) VB
8 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
9 9 (7.50%) XAML
9 9 (7.50%) Ruby
9 9 (7.50%) Perl
10 6 (5.00%) ABAP
10 6 (5.00%) VB6
11 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.33%) VBA
12 4 (3.33%) Python
13 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) CCNA
4 1 (0.83%) CISSP
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CISM
4 1 (0.83%) CEH
4 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Opsview
2 1 (0.83%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (6.67%) SAP
4 5 (4.17%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.33%) AccuRev
5 4 (3.33%) JBoss
6 3 (2.50%) Cognos
6 3 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) EMC
7 2 (1.67%) Citrix
7 2 (1.67%) Actuate
7 2 (1.67%) NetApp
7 2 (1.67%) Splunk
7 2 (1.67%) Twitter
7 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.67%) webMethods
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
Essex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £320.95 - £401.19 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Epping
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago