The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 49 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.94% 16.49% 9.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.98% 56.20% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £31.25 £9.23 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.56% -71.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £9.23 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.25 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 137 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.17% 29.34% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 42
Average daily rate £425 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 25
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
.NET
East of England

.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 July 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 July 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 +3 9 £165 -38.88% 2
Chelmsford -4 5 £325 +18.18% 1
Basildon -4 4 £450 +63.63% 1
Colchester -10 3 £388 +106.66% 2
Harlow - 3 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £400 - 5
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 1
Hockley - - - - 2
Loughton - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 2
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 2
Chigwell - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 71 (55.91%) C#
2 57 (44.88%) SQL Server
3 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET
4 44 (34.65%) SQL
5 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
6 32 (25.20%) HTML
7 31 (24.41%) Windows
7 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
7 31 (24.41%) MVC
8 27 (21.26%) .NET Framework
9 25 (19.69%) Visual Studio
10 24 (18.90%) CSS
10 24 (18.90%) XML
10 24 (18.90%) Finance
11 22 (17.32%) WPF
11 22 (17.32%) jQuery
12 21 (16.54%) WCF
12 21 (16.54%) Java
13 17 (13.39%) TDD
14 15 (11.81%) JSON
14 15 (11.81%) PHP
14 15 (11.81%) VB
14 15 (11.81%) IIS
14 15 (11.81%) SOA
15 14 (11.02%) UML
15 14 (11.02%) HTML5
16 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (10.24%) Oracle
16 13 (10.24%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (11.81%) IIS
2 13 (10.24%) Umbraco
3 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.87%) CMS
4 10 (7.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.15%) Apache
5 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.57%) Documentum
7 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) Kentico
8 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.51%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.57%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (3.15%) Magento
2 2 (1.57%) assyst
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Firewall
2 8 (6.30%) NAS
3 7 (5.51%) DHCP
3 7 (5.51%) FTP
4 6 (4.72%) HTTP
4 6 (4.72%) Broadband
4 6 (4.72%) Telnet
4 6 (4.72%) Internet
4 6 (4.72%) Wireless
5 3 (2.36%) SAN
6 2 (1.57%) LDAP
6 2 (1.57%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.79%) DNS
7 1 (0.79%) IPv4
7 1 (0.79%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (44.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.72%) DTS
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.94%) EDRMS
7 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.79%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.30%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.72%) JUnit
5 6 (4.72%) JIRA
5 6 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.72%) Selenium
5 6 (4.72%) Bugzilla
5 6 (4.72%) Redmine
5 6 (4.72%) Trac
6 5 (3.94%) MSTest
6 5 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.36%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.36%) QUnit
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.57%) Subversion
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (54.33%) Developer
2 40 (31.50%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.26%) Architect
4 23 (18.11%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.75%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (14.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.09%) SharePoint Developer
8 9 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.30%) WPF Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Network Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Applications Support
12 4 (3.15%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.15%) SQL Developer
13 3 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET
2 32 (25.20%) HTML
3 27 (21.26%) .NET Framework
4 24 (18.90%) CSS
4 24 (18.90%) XML
5 22 (17.32%) WPF
5 22 (17.32%) jQuery
6 21 (16.54%) WCF
7 15 (11.81%) JSON
8 14 (11.02%) HTML5
9 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.45%) Web Services
10 12 (9.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (8.66%) Silverlight
12 9 (7.09%) Ajax
12 9 (7.09%) LINQ
13 8 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Firmware
2 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) GIS
4 2 (1.57%) iPhone
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
5 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) AS400
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
5 1 (0.79%) LLPG
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.41%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) UNIX
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) MVC
2 17 (13.39%) TDD
3 15 (11.81%) SOA
4 14 (11.02%) UML
5 12 (9.45%) Unit Testing
6 10 (7.87%) OO
6 10 (7.87%) MVVM
7 9 (7.09%) CRM
8 8 (6.30%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.51%) Use Case
9 7 (5.51%) Kanban
9 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.51%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.72%) OOP
10 6 (4.72%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (3.94%) Change Control
11 5 (3.94%) Time Management
11 5 (3.94%) Workflow
11 5 (3.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (55.91%) C#
2 44 (34.65%) SQL
3 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.54%) Java
5 15 (11.81%) PHP
5 15 (11.81%) VB
6 13 (10.24%) VB.NET
6 13 (10.24%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.45%) XAML
8 10 (7.87%) VB6
9 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.72%) Perl
10 6 (4.72%) ABAP
10 6 (4.72%) Ruby
10 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.15%) VBA
11 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.79%) VBScript
12 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.79%) CEH
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) MCITP
3 1 (0.79%) CISM
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CCNA
3 1 (0.79%) MCP
3 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Puppet
1 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.57%) Opsview
3 1 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) Oracle
3 10 (7.87%) SAP
4 7 (5.51%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.51%) JBoss
5 5 (3.94%) VMware
5 5 (3.94%) webMethods
6 4 (3.15%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.36%) AccuRev
7 3 (2.36%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.57%) NetApp
8 2 (1.57%) HP
8 2 (1.57%) EMC
8 2 (1.57%) Citrix
8 2 (1.57%) Splunk
9 1 (0.79%) ESRI
9 1 (0.79%) Lagan
9 1 (0.79%) Civica
9 1 (0.79%) Software AG
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