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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.36% 6.68% 8.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 27.27% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 33
Average daily rate £356 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £206 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £59.50 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 - £25.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.30 - £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
144 110 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 24.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 63 78
Average daily rate £413 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 10 February 2016.

.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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 15 £253 -32.66% 5
Chigwell - 4 £350 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -7 3 £438 +36.71%
Thurrock - 2 £250 -
Chelmsford +1 1 £288 +27.77% 2
Colchester -1 1 £388 -2.51% 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (58.89%) C#
2 45 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (45.56%) SQL
4 35 (38.89%) Finance
5 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
6 24 (26.67%) MVC
7 23 (25.56%) Java
8 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (23.33%) OO
10 19 (21.11%) WCF
11 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
13 16 (17.78%) Windows
13 16 (17.78%) SOA
14 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 15 (16.67%) J2EE
15 14 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (13.33%) XML
17 12 (13.33%) TDD
18 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
18 11 (12.22%) Web Services
18 11 (12.22%) TOGAF
18 11 (12.22%) WPF
18 11 (12.22%) Open Source
19 10 (11.11%) jQuery
19 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 10 (11.11%) IIS
19 10 (11.11%) HTML
20 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) Apache
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.22%) Jetty
4 2 (2.22%) nginx
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.33%) Google App Engine
1 3 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) SSL
2 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.33%) DHCP
3 3 (3.33%) FTP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) IPsec
4 2 (2.22%) SMS
5 1 (1.11%) ADSL
5 1 (1.11%) Broadband
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) NAS
5 1 (1.11%) Telnet
5 1 (1.11%) VDSL
5 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.44%) DataStage
6 4 (4.44%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (3.33%) Big Data
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.22%) Power BI
9 1 (1.11%) MySQL
9 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.44%) Selenium
2 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) NUnit
4 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) JIRA
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Redmine
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.11%) Trac
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Front Office
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Developer
2 38 (42.22%) .NET Developer
3 30 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 29 (32.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (24.44%) SQL Developer
6 21 (23.33%) Applications Support
7 20 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (17.78%) Architect
9 15 (16.67%) Analyst
9 15 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
12 10 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
12 10 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 10 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
12 10 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (21.11%) WCF
3 18 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (18.89%) .NET Framework
5 15 (16.67%) J2EE
6 12 (13.33%) XML
7 11 (12.22%) Web Services
7 11 (12.22%) WPF
8 10 (11.11%) HTML
8 10 (11.11%) jQuery
9 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
10 8 (8.89%) CSS
11 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.78%) HTML5
12 6 (6.67%) LINQ
12 6 (6.67%) SOAP
13 4 (4.44%) Ajax
13 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (4.44%) CSS3
13 4 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.11%) STB
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) MVC
2 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.33%) OO
4 16 (17.78%) SOA
5 13 (14.44%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.33%) TDD
7 11 (12.22%) Open Source
7 11 (12.22%) TOGAF
8 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.78%) ETL
9 7 (7.78%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (6.67%) Analytics
10 6 (6.67%) SDLC
10 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.56%) ITIL
11 5 (5.56%) UML
12 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.44%) DevOps
12 4 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) C#
2 41 (45.56%) SQL
3 23 (25.56%) Java
4 15 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.67%) Perl
5 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.33%) PHP
6 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.22%) C
7 2 (2.22%) VB
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.11%) VB6
8 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) COBIT
1 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.44%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.11%) Cacti
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) DevExpress
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (4.44%) HP
4 4 (4.44%) Teradata
5 3 (3.33%) Capita
5 3 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) Sencha
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