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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 25 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.92% 8.67% 10.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.04% 33.11% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £194 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £25.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
96 151 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.75% 26.17% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
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 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £35.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -6 6 £600 +43.71% 4
Basildon +2 3 £210 -16.00%
Colchester +1 2 £398 +21.37% 4
Chelmsford -3 1 £225 -23.72% 3
Billericay - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
Hockley - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 7
Witham - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 51 (76.12%) C#
2 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
3 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET
4 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
5 26 (38.81%) MVC
6 22 (32.84%) HTML
6 22 (32.84%) .NET Framework
7 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (26.87%) CSS
9 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
11 14 (20.90%) VB.NET
11 14 (20.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (19.40%) Selenium
12 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (16.42%) CSS3
14 11 (16.42%) Finance
15 10 (14.93%) Web Services
16 9 (13.43%) NUnit
16 9 (13.43%) jQuery
17 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
17 8 (11.94%) LINQ to SQL
17 8 (11.94%) Castle Windsor
17 8 (11.94%) Autofac
17 8 (11.94%) SpecFlow
18 7 (10.45%) UML
18 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
18 7 (10.45%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) CICS
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Wireless
1 5 (7.46%) Broadband
1 5 (7.46%) NAS
2 4 (5.97%) Telnet
2 4 (5.97%) DHCP
2 4 (5.97%) FTP
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) Ingres
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) IDMS
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Selenium
2 9 (13.43%) NUnit
3 8 (11.94%) SpecFlow
4 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.99%) MSTest
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.99%) QUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.49%) Subversion
6 1 (1.49%) Redmine
6 1 (1.49%) Trac
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 20 (29.85%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Programmer
7 6 (8.96%) Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.97%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Team Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET
2 22 (32.84%) HTML
2 22 (32.84%) .NET Framework
3 18 (26.87%) CSS
4 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (20.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (16.42%) CSS3
7 10 (14.93%) Web Services
8 9 (13.43%) jQuery
9 8 (11.94%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (11.94%) Castle Windsor
9 8 (11.94%) Autofac
10 7 (10.45%) LINQ
11 6 (8.96%) WCF
11 6 (8.96%) WinForms
12 5 (7.46%) XML
12 5 (7.46%) WPF
13 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) STB
2 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.99%) Open Source
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.49%) OpenVMS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) MVC
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (10.45%) UML
5 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.46%) Scrum
6 5 (7.46%) TDD
6 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.97%) SOA
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.97%) OOP
7 4 (5.97%) Workflow
8 3 (4.48%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (4.48%) OO
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) C#
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 28 (41.79%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 14 (20.90%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.96%) VB
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Perl
7 5 (7.46%) Java
7 5 (7.46%) Python
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) VB6
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VC++
9 1 (1.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) MCP
1 1 (1.49%) OCP
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
1 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) Telerik
4 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.49%) Cognos
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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