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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 39 68 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.48% 9.74% 10.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.38% 40.96% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 27
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.10 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.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
160 166 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.78% 23.78% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.99 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 27 March 2015.

.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 27 March 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 -2 15 £235 -43.71% 4
Chelmsford -2 2 £225 -30.76% 3
Basildon -2 2 £270 -15.29%
Southend-on-Sea +5 1 £320 -8.44% 3
Colchester 0 1 - - 2
Harlow - - - -
Purfleet - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Witham - - - - 2
Billericay - - - - 2
Braintree - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 40 (61.54%) C#
2 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
3 31 (47.69%) SQL
4 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 23 (35.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (32.31%) HTML
7 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
8 18 (27.69%) VB.NET
9 17 (26.15%) MVC
9 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.54%) CSS
10 14 (21.54%) XML
11 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
12 11 (16.92%) Windows
12 11 (16.92%) Finance
12 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (15.38%) IIS
13 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
13 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (12.31%) SOAP
15 7 (10.77%) Web Services
15 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (10.77%) jQuery
16 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
16 6 (9.23%) Hedge funds
16 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (9.23%) Data Transformation
16 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Broadband
1 3 (4.62%) DHCP
1 3 (4.62%) FTP
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
1 3 (4.62%) Telnet
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
1 3 (4.62%) Wireless
1 3 (4.62%) NAS
2 2 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.23%) WebFOCUS
4 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Selenium
2 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) AccuRev
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.08%) Trac
5 2 (3.08%) Redmine
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.15%) Report Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 21 (32.31%) HTML
3 19 (29.23%) .NET Framework
4 14 (21.54%) CSS
4 14 (21.54%) XML
5 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (12.31%) SOAP
7 7 (10.77%) Web Services
7 7 (10.77%) jQuery
8 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (9.23%) WinForms
9 5 (7.69%) JSON
9 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.15%) WCF
10 4 (6.15%) WPF
10 4 (6.15%) LINQ
11 3 (4.62%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (4.62%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (4.62%) CSS3
11 3 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Hedge funds
2 4 (6.15%) NHS
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.08%) STB
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) MVC
1 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
2 6 (9.23%) Web Development
2 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
2 6 (9.23%) Data Transformation
3 5 (7.69%) Scrum
4 4 (6.15%) Workflow
5 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.62%) TDD
5 3 (4.62%) UML
5 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
5 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.08%) DevOps
6 2 (3.08%) Time Management
6 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (61.54%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) JavaScript
4 18 (27.69%) VB.NET
5 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.15%) VB
7 3 (4.62%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) VB6
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) VBA
8 2 (3.08%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) MCP
1 1 (1.54%) OCP
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) MKS
3 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
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