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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.35% 10.49% 12.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.08% 32.90% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £510 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £9.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +238.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
154 155 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.21% 31.89% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 54
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 16
Average hourly rate £36.67 £30.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.23% +7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £40.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -7 6 £270 -20.00% 5
Chelmsford -15 4 £425 +112.50% 1
Colchester +5 2 £350 -17.64% 4
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (57.14%) C#
2 29 (41.43%) SQL Server
3 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.14%) SQL
4 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
5 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (24.29%) HTML
5 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
6 16 (22.86%) Finance
7 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.57%) CSS
9 12 (17.14%) XML
10 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
10 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
10 11 (15.71%) MVC
11 10 (14.29%) Scrum
11 10 (14.29%) Windows
11 10 (14.29%) IIS
12 8 (11.43%) TDD
12 8 (11.43%) SOAP
12 8 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (11.43%) SDLC
13 7 (10.00%) Hedge funds
13 7 (10.00%) Entity Framework
13 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (10.00%) Web Development
13 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (10.00%) WCF
13 7 (10.00%) Web Services
13 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.29%) IIS
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) Telnet
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
1 2 (2.86%) NAS
1 2 (2.86%) Broadband
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.29%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (1.43%) DTS
6 1 (1.43%) ProClarity
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.86%) JUnit
3 2 (2.86%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.86%) Redmine
3 2 (2.86%) Trac
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) MSTest
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Deployment Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Trainee Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Trainee
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
2 17 (24.29%) HTML
3 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (18.57%) CSS
5 12 (17.14%) XML
6 8 (11.43%) SOAP
7 7 (10.00%) Web Services
7 7 (10.00%) WCF
7 7 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 6 (8.57%) WPF
8 6 (8.57%) LINQ
8 6 (8.57%) jQuery
8 6 (8.57%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.14%) CSS3
9 5 (7.14%) Middleware
10 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) MVC
3 10 (14.29%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) TDD
4 8 (11.43%) SDLC
5 7 (10.00%) Web Development
5 7 (10.00%) UML
5 7 (10.00%) SOA
6 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (5.71%) MVVM
7 4 (5.71%) Data Transformation
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.29%) ETL
8 3 (4.29%) OO
8 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) C#
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.71%) VB
5 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) XMLA
6 3 (4.29%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Perl
6 3 (4.29%) VB6
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) XPath
7 2 (2.86%) XQuery
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) COBOL
8 1 (1.43%) XAML
8 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Twitter
3 2 (2.86%) Red Gate
3 2 (2.86%) MKS
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Sencha
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Software AG
4 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.43%) webMethods