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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 37 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.83% 12.17% 15.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.89% 48.95% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 57
Average daily rate
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£333 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +31.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £283 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -7.85%
.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
169 143 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.18% 24.87% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 84 80
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £281 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 June 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 1 June 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 +1 11 £250 -37.50% 4
Chelmsford -8 5 £225 -50.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea -3 1 £450 +26.40% 4
Harlow -5 1 £200 -60.00%
Basildon -10 1 £330 -26.66% 2
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (55.56%) C#
1 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) HTML
3 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
5 18 (25.00%) MVC
5 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
7 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.44%) XML
9 13 (18.06%) CSS
10 12 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 12 (16.67%) Finance
11 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (15.28%) IIS
12 9 (12.50%) SDLC
12 9 (12.50%) Windows
12 9 (12.50%) SOAP
12 9 (12.50%) Web Development
13 8 (11.11%) Scrum
13 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (9.72%) Data Transformation
14 7 (9.72%) Hedge funds
14 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 7 (9.72%) TDD
14 7 (9.72%) WebFOCUS
14 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.28%) IIS
3 5 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
1 2 (2.78%) Telnet
1 2 (2.78%) Broadband
1 2 (2.78%) DHCP
1 2 (2.78%) FTP
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
1 2 (2.78%) Wireless
1 2 (2.78%) NAS
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.72%) WebFOCUS
3 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) AccuRev
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.78%) JUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Selenium
5 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.78%) Redmine
5 2 (2.78%) Trac
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Report Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) VB Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (4.17%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) HTML
1 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 19 (26.39%) .NET Framework
3 14 (19.44%) XML
4 13 (18.06%) CSS
5 9 (12.50%) SOAP
6 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.94%) WPF
8 5 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.94%) JSON
8 5 (6.94%) Middleware
9 4 (5.56%) Web Services
9 4 (5.56%) WinForms
9 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.56%) WCF
9 4 (5.56%) LINQ
10 3 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.56%) NHS
2 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) MVC
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.50%) SDLC
3 9 (12.50%) Web Development
4 8 (11.11%) Scrum
5 7 (9.72%) Data Transformation
5 7 (9.72%) TDD
6 6 (8.33%) UML
6 6 (8.33%) SOA
7 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Security Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.78%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) OO
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.78%) Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) C#
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.33%) VB
6 5 (6.94%) VB6
6 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) Java
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) OCP
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Twitter
2 3 (4.17%) MKS
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (1.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
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