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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 38 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.97% 8.03% 11.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.24% 36.15% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.25 - £36.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 - £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 - £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
170 130 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.76% 22.22% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 38
Average daily rate £425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 17
Average hourly rate £35.18 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.25% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £37.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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 25 November 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 25 November 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 - 5 £600 - 10
Colchester -5 2 £263 -6.25% 3
Southend-on-Sea -18 2 £350 +162.90% 5
Basildon +1 1 £550 +175.00% 2
Chelmsford - 1 - - 3
Epping - 1 £375 -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 1
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 57 (67.06%) C#
2 37 (43.53%) SQL Server
3 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET
4 35 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.47%) SQL
6 30 (35.29%) MVC
7 25 (29.41%) HTML
8 24 (28.24%) CSS
9 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (27.06%) .NET Framework
10 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (21.18%) VB.NET
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (20.00%) Selenium
13 16 (18.82%) Windows
14 15 (17.65%) PHP
14 15 (17.65%) jQuery
14 15 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (14.12%) Web Services
18 11 (12.94%) CSS3
19 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
19 10 (11.76%) Linux
19 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
19 10 (11.76%) Finance
20 9 (10.59%) Firewall
20 9 (10.59%) Wireless
20 9 (10.59%) Firmware
20 9 (10.59%) Broadband

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.53%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) CMS
3 3 (3.53%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) CICS
4 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Firewall
1 9 (10.59%) Wireless
1 9 (10.59%) Broadband
1 9 (10.59%) DHCP
1 9 (10.59%) FTP
1 9 (10.59%) NAS
2 8 (9.41%) HTTP
2 8 (9.41%) Telnet
3 3 (3.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Ingres
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) DTS
7 1 (1.18%) IDMS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Selenium
2 9 (10.59%) NUnit
3 8 (9.41%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.88%) Redmine
5 5 (5.88%) JIRA
5 5 (5.88%) Trac
6 4 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.71%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.71%) JUnit
7 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.35%) QUnit
8 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.35%) Subversion
8 2 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.35%) MSTest
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (49.41%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Architect
4 12 (14.12%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Programmer
6 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Tester
11 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) ASP.NET
2 25 (29.41%) HTML
3 24 (28.24%) CSS
4 23 (27.06%) .NET Framework
5 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (17.65%) jQuery
6 15 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (14.12%) Web Services
8 11 (12.94%) CSS3
9 9 (10.59%) LINQ
9 9 (10.59%) WCF
10 8 (9.41%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (9.41%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (9.41%) Autofac
11 6 (7.06%) WPF
11 6 (7.06%) XML
12 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (5.88%) Silverlight
13 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) STB
2 4 (4.71%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.71%) Open Source
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) MVC
2 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (9.41%) TDD
5 6 (7.06%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
5 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
5 6 (7.06%) SOA
5 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.06%) UML
6 5 (5.88%) OO
6 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.88%) Time Management
6 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.71%) Functional Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Information Management
7 4 (4.71%) Use Case
7 4 (4.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) C#
2 35 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.47%) SQL
4 18 (21.18%) VB.NET
5 15 (17.65%) PHP
6 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
7 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.59%) Perl
8 9 (10.59%) Bash Shell
8 9 (10.59%) Ruby
9 8 (9.41%) Java
10 6 (7.06%) Python
11 5 (5.88%) VB
12 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.35%) C++
14 1 (1.18%) ABAP
14 1 (1.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (1.18%) VC++
14 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) MCP
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
3 1 (1.18%) CISSP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) CISM
3 1 (1.18%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
3 1 (1.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Firmware
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) AccuRev
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.53%) Cognos
3 3 (3.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.35%) Twitter
4 2 (2.35%) Actuate
4 2 (2.35%) HP
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Progress
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.18%) Telerik
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