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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.31% 8.70% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 35.12% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 16
Average daily rate
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£256 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £32.10 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
133 168 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.59% 24.78% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 83 24
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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 4 March 2015.

.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 4 March 2015. 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 -2 8 £234 -44.01% 9
Basildon +3 3 £210 -40.00% 1
Colchester +1 2 £398 -30.86% 4
Southend-on-Sea +9 1 £320 - 4
Chelmsford -2 1 £225 -30.76%
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 48 (72.73%) C#
2 41 (62.12%) SQL Server
3 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 24 (36.36%) MVC
7 23 (34.85%) HTML
8 22 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.76%) CSS
10 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (21.21%) Finance
12 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
12 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
13 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.67%) XML
14 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (13.64%) Selenium
16 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (13.64%) jQuery
16 9 (13.64%) CSS3
17 8 (12.12%) Web Services
17 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
17 8 (12.12%) NUnit
18 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (10.61%) Windows
18 7 (10.61%) LINQ to SQL
18 7 (10.61%) Castle Windsor
18 7 (10.61%) Autofac

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Network Security
1 2 (3.03%) NAS
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) Telnet
1 2 (3.03%) DHCP
1 2 (3.03%) FTP
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
1 2 (3.03%) Broadband
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (62.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Selenium
2 8 (12.12%) NUnit
3 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
4 6 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.55%) AccuRev
5 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.52%) Trac
7 1 (1.52%) QUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.52%) Redmine
7 1 (1.52%) MSTest
7 1 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) Programmer
8 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.06%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (4.55%) Report Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 23 (34.85%) HTML
3 22 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 17 (25.76%) CSS
5 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (16.67%) XML
6 11 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (13.64%) jQuery
7 9 (13.64%) CSS3
8 8 (12.12%) Web Services
9 7 (10.61%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (10.61%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (10.61%) Autofac
10 6 (9.09%) LINQ
10 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.09%) WinForms
11 5 (7.58%) JSON
12 4 (6.06%) WCF
12 4 (6.06%) WPF
13 3 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) NHS
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) STB
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) MVC
2 17 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 5 (7.58%) Scrum
4 5 (7.58%) UML
4 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.06%) Data Transformation
5 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.06%) Workflow
5 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.06%) Web Development
6 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.55%) TDD
6 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.55%) OOP
6 3 (4.55%) Security Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) C#
2 34 (51.52%) SQL
3 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
4 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.06%) VB
6 3 (4.55%) Java
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) VBA
7 2 (3.03%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) VB6
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.52%) VC++
8 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) MCP
1 1 (1.52%) OCP
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (1.52%) Telerik
3 1 (1.52%) MKS
3 1 (1.52%) VMware
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.52%) DevExpress
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