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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 49 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.17% 9.53% 9.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.99% 39.52% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 23
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £9.23 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.86% -74.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £9.23 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £9.23 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
169 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.06% 24.12% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 59 40
Average daily rate £425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £515 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 17
Average hourly rate £33.73 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £33.80 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 October 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 1 October 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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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 - 9 £456 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £350 - 3
Basildon +1 2 £550 +13.98% 3
Colchester -8 2 £375 +150.00% 1
Epping - 2 £344 -
Chelmsford +1 1 - - 1
Loughton - 1 - - 1
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 69 (65.71%) C#
2 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
3 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 43 (40.95%) SQL Server
4 41 (39.05%) SQL
5 36 (34.29%) MVC
6 29 (27.62%) HTML
7 27 (25.71%) .NET Framework
8 26 (24.76%) CSS
9 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 23 (21.90%) Windows
10 23 (21.90%) jQuery
11 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
14 18 (17.14%) VB.NET
14 18 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (15.24%) PHP
15 16 (15.24%) WCF
16 15 (14.29%) Web Services
16 15 (14.29%) Finance
17 14 (13.33%) Selenium
18 13 (12.38%) WPF
18 13 (12.38%) TDD
18 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
19 12 (11.43%) Java
19 12 (11.43%) Silverlight
19 12 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
20 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
20 11 (10.48%) Linux

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 13 (12.38%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (7.62%) IIS
4 7 (6.67%) CMS
4 7 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.86%) Apache
5 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.90%) Documentum
6 2 (1.90%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.95%) CICS
7 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.71%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) assyst
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.90%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Firewall
2 9 (8.57%) NAS
2 9 (8.57%) Wireless
2 9 (8.57%) DHCP
2 9 (8.57%) FTP
2 9 (8.57%) Broadband
2 9 (8.57%) Internet
3 8 (7.62%) Telnet
3 8 (7.62%) HTTP
4 2 (1.90%) Intranet
4 2 (1.90%) LDAP
4 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.86%) DTS
7 2 (1.90%) Ingres
8 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.95%) IDMS
8 1 (0.95%) MySQL
8 1 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Selenium
2 7 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (6.67%) MSTest
2 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.71%) JUnit
3 6 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (5.71%) JIRA
3 6 (5.71%) Bugzilla
3 6 (5.71%) NUnit
3 6 (5.71%) Trac
3 6 (5.71%) Redmine
4 5 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.76%) QUnit
4 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.81%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Local Government
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (55.24%) Developer
2 30 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Architect
4 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.62%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Programmer
10 4 (3.81%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Umbraco Developer
11 3 (2.86%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.90%) ASP.NET
2 29 (27.62%) HTML
3 27 (25.71%) .NET Framework
4 26 (24.76%) CSS
5 23 (21.90%) jQuery
6 21 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (15.24%) WCF
9 15 (14.29%) Web Services
10 13 (12.38%) WPF
11 12 (11.43%) Silverlight
12 10 (9.52%) XML
12 10 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (7.62%) CSS3
14 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
15 6 (5.71%) LINQ
15 6 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
15 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (5.71%) HTML5
16 5 (4.76%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Open Source
2 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (2.86%) STB
2 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) iPad
4 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.95%) iPhone
4 1 (0.95%) DataPower
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.95%) NHS
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.95%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.95%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) MVC
2 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.38%) TDD
4 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
5 9 (8.57%) OOP
6 8 (7.62%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (6.67%) OO
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.71%) B2B
8 6 (5.71%) B2C
8 6 (5.71%) CRM
8 6 (5.71%) SOA
8 6 (5.71%) Use Case
8 6 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (5.71%) Functional Testing
9 5 (4.76%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.71%) C#
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.05%) SQL
4 19 (18.10%) T-SQL
5 18 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 16 (15.24%) PHP
7 12 (11.43%) Java
8 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 9 (8.57%) Bash Shell
9 9 (8.57%) Ruby
9 9 (8.57%) Perl
9 9 (8.57%) VB
10 6 (5.71%) ABAP
11 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.81%) Python
12 4 (3.81%) VBA
13 2 (1.90%) XAML
13 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.90%) C++
14 1 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) CEH
4 1 (0.95%) MCITP
4 1 (0.95%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.95%) MCP
4 1 (0.95%) MCSE
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.95%) CCNA
4 1 (0.95%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Firmware
2 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Opsview
2 1 (0.95%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (3.81%) AccuRev
5 3 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.86%) Cognos
5 3 (2.86%) JBoss
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (1.90%) webMethods
6 2 (1.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.90%) Actuate
6 2 (1.90%) NetApp
6 2 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.90%) EMC
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) Twitter
6 2 (1.90%) Splunk
7 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.95%) Progress
7 1 (0.95%) Software AG