The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 47 52 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.90% 9.72% 10.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.30% 27.08% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 49
Median daily rate £348 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £32.10 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
126 192 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.23% 35.89% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 99 85
Median daily rate £350 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.60 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood 0 7 £240 -1.03% 2
Colchester - 5 £348 - 1
Chigwell - 2 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea +6 1 £375 -2.59% 3
Hockley - 1 - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 50 (50.51%) SQL
2 49 (49.49%) C#
3 40 (40.40%) Finance
4 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
5 37 (37.37%) Windows
6 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 30 (30.30%) MVC
8 29 (29.29%) .NET Framework
9 28 (28.28%) IIS
10 26 (26.26%) WCF
11 25 (25.25%) Java
12 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (20.20%) XML
15 19 (19.19%) HTML
15 19 (19.19%) OO
16 17 (17.17%) Web Services
17 15 (15.15%) jQuery
17 15 (15.15%) SOA
17 15 (15.15%) SOAP
17 15 (15.15%) Entity Framework
18 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
18 14 (14.14%) CSS
19 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
19 13 (13.13%) TDD
20 12 (12.12%) HTTP
21 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
21 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
21 11 (11.11%) Financial Institution

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (28.28%) IIS
2 9 (9.09%) Apache
2 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.07%) JBoss
4 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.04%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.03%) SAS
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.02%) CMS
7 2 (2.02%) Jetty
7 2 (2.02%) nginx
7 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.01%) Liferay
8 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.01%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.03%) Google App Engine
1 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (3.03%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) HTTP
2 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 4 (4.04%) Internet
4 4 (4.04%) LDAP
4 4 (4.04%) SSL
5 3 (3.03%) DHCP
5 3 (3.03%) FTP
6 2 (2.02%) DNS
6 2 (2.02%) IPsec
6 2 (2.02%) SMS
7 1 (1.01%) ADSL
7 1 (1.01%) Broadband
7 1 (1.01%) Intranet
7 1 (1.01%) NAS
7 1 (1.01%) Skype
7 1 (1.01%) Telnet
7 1 (1.01%) VDSL
7 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.04%) DataStage
6 4 (4.04%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (3.03%) Big Data
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.02%) Power BI
9 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) NUnit
1 7 (7.07%) Selenium
2 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.03%) VisualVM
5 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.02%) Subversion
5 2 (2.02%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) JUnit
6 1 (1.01%) Redmine
6 1 (1.01%) Trac
6 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (40.40%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (57.58%) Developer
2 41 (41.41%) .NET Developer
3 28 (28.28%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (28.28%) C# Developer
4 23 (23.23%) Applications Support
4 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (21.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (17.17%) SQL Developer
8 11 (11.11%) Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Architect
9 9 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 9 (9.09%) WPF Developer
10 8 (8.08%) C# WCF Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (8.08%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 29 (29.29%) .NET Framework
3 26 (26.26%) WCF
4 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (20.20%) XML
6 19 (19.19%) HTML
7 17 (17.17%) Web Services
8 15 (15.15%) Entity Framework
8 15 (15.15%) jQuery
8 15 (15.15%) SOAP
9 14 (14.14%) CSS
10 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.10%) HTML5
10 10 (10.10%) J2EE
11 9 (9.09%) LINQ
11 9 (9.09%) WPF
12 8 (8.08%) Classic ASP
12 8 (8.08%) CSS3
13 7 (7.07%) XML Messaging
14 5 (5.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.06%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.04%) DataPower
2 4 (4.04%) iPad
3 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Social Media
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.07%) Linux
4 7 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) MVC
2 24 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.19%) OO
4 15 (15.15%) SOA
5 13 (13.13%) TDD
6 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (9.09%) Web Development
8 8 (8.08%) Open Source
9 7 (7.07%) Capacity Management
9 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.07%) ETL
9 7 (7.07%) Scrum
9 7 (7.07%) SDLC
9 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.06%) ITIL
10 6 (6.06%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (50.51%) SQL
2 49 (49.49%) C#
3 25 (25.25%) Java
4 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.07%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Perl
6 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) C
8 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) SOQL
9 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) COBIT
2 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.04%) ISO27002
3 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.04%) Puppet
3 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.03%) Opsview
4 1 (1.01%) Cacti
4 1 (1.01%) Nagios
4 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) DevExpress
3 9 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.04%) Teradata
5 4 (4.04%) webMethods
6 3 (3.03%) Google
6 3 (3.03%) IBM
6 3 (3.03%) Software AG
6 3 (3.03%) Splunk
7 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.01%) MKS
8 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.01%) SunGard
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