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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.34% 16.92% 10.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.50% 57.66% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £9.23 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.69% -71.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £9.23 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.25 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.91%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 137 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.34% 29.34% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 80 40
Average daily rate £350 £265 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 19
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 11 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 11 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% 1
Chelmsford -4 6 £325 +18.18% 3
Basildon -3 4 £450 +63.63% 2
Colchester -8 3 £388 +93.75% 1
Harlow - 3 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £400 - 3
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Hockley - - - - 3
Loughton - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 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 73 (56.59%) C#
2 59 (45.74%) SQL Server
3 51 (39.53%) ASP.NET
4 48 (37.21%) SQL
5 43 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.58%) HTML
7 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
7 31 (24.03%) MVC
8 30 (23.26%) Windows
9 27 (20.93%) .NET Framework
10 25 (19.38%) WPF
10 25 (19.38%) Visual Studio
10 25 (19.38%) CSS
11 24 (18.60%) XML
12 23 (17.83%) Finance
13 22 (17.05%) Java
13 22 (17.05%) WCF
14 21 (16.28%) jQuery
15 18 (13.95%) TDD
16 16 (12.40%) PHP
16 16 (12.40%) VB
17 15 (11.63%) IIS
17 15 (11.63%) Oracle
17 15 (11.63%) JSON
18 14 (10.85%) Silverlight
18 14 (10.85%) Unit Testing
18 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
18 14 (10.85%) VB.NET
18 14 (10.85%) SOA
18 14 (10.85%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (11.63%) IIS
2 13 (10.08%) Umbraco
3 11 (8.53%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (7.75%) CMS
5 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.33%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.55%) Documentum
8 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.78%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.43%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (3.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) assyst
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Firewall
2 8 (6.20%) NAS
3 7 (5.43%) DHCP
3 7 (5.43%) FTP
4 6 (4.65%) HTTP
4 6 (4.65%) Broadband
4 6 (4.65%) Wireless
4 6 (4.65%) Internet
4 6 (4.65%) Telnet
5 3 (2.33%) SAN
6 2 (1.55%) Intranet
6 2 (1.55%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.78%) DNS
7 1 (0.78%) IPv4
7 1 (0.78%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (45.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.65%) DTS
7 5 (3.88%) EDRMS
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.78%) MySQL
10 1 (0.78%) Ingres
10 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (19.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.65%) Trac
4 6 (4.65%) Selenium
4 6 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (4.65%) Redmine
4 6 (4.65%) Bugzilla
4 6 (4.65%) JUnit
4 6 (4.65%) JIRA
5 5 (3.88%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.88%) MSTest
5 5 (3.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.33%) QUnit
7 3 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.55%) Subversion
8 2 (1.55%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.55%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (1.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (55.81%) Developer
2 42 (32.56%) .NET Developer
3 27 (20.93%) Architect
4 24 (18.60%) C# Developer
5 20 (15.50%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (14.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (6.20%) WPF Developer
9 8 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (3.10%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (3.10%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.10%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (39.53%) ASP.NET
2 33 (25.58%) HTML
3 27 (20.93%) .NET Framework
4 25 (19.38%) CSS
4 25 (19.38%) WPF
5 24 (18.60%) XML
6 22 (17.05%) WCF
7 21 (16.28%) jQuery
8 15 (11.63%) JSON
9 14 (10.85%) HTML5
9 14 (10.85%) Silverlight
10 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (8.53%) Web Services
13 9 (6.98%) LINQ
13 9 (6.98%) Ajax
14 8 (6.20%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (5.43%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Firmware
2 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.55%) Open Source
4 2 (1.55%) iPhone
4 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.55%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) AS400
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.78%) LLPG
5 1 (0.78%) Statistics
5 1 (0.78%) DataPower
5 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) Linux
3 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Android
6 2 (1.55%) UNIX
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.03%) MVC
2 18 (13.95%) TDD
3 14 (10.85%) SOA
3 14 (10.85%) Unit Testing
4 13 (10.08%) UML
5 12 (9.30%) OO
6 9 (6.98%) CRM
6 9 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 9 (6.98%) MVVM
7 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.43%) Use Case
8 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (5.43%) Kanban
9 6 (4.65%) Time Management
9 6 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.65%) OOP
10 5 (3.88%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.59%) C#
2 48 (37.21%) SQL
3 43 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.05%) Java
5 16 (12.40%) PHP
5 16 (12.40%) VB
6 14 (10.85%) VB.NET
6 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
7 13 (10.08%) XAML
8 11 (8.53%) VB6
9 8 (6.20%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.65%) Ruby
10 6 (4.65%) ABAP
10 6 (4.65%) Perl
11 5 (3.88%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.88%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
2 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.78%) MCP
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) CCNA
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) CISM
4 1 (0.78%) CEH
4 1 (0.78%) MCITP
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Puppet
1 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Opsview
3 1 (0.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Oracle
3 11 (8.53%) SAP
4 7 (5.43%) JBoss
4 7 (5.43%) DevExpress
5 5 (3.88%) VMware
5 5 (3.88%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.88%) webMethods
6 4 (3.10%) AccuRev
7 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.33%) IBM
8 2 (1.55%) NetApp
8 2 (1.55%) HP
8 2 (1.55%) EMC
8 2 (1.55%) Citrix
8 2 (1.55%) Splunk
9 1 (0.78%) Lagan
9 1 (0.78%) Civica
9 1 (0.78%) Software AG
9 1 (0.78%) Actuate
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