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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.60% 12.61% 11.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.12% 50.89% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 28
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £650 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £31.25 £9.23 £34.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.56% -72.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £9.23 £29.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.25 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
.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
154 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.02% 24.78% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.26 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.12 £37.50 £42.50
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 10 £338 +25.00% 3
Chelmsford +5 4 £200 -69.23% 1
Colchester -10 2 £425 - 4
Basildon -5 1 £550 +22.22% 2
Loughton - 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (62.81%) C#
2 52 (42.98%) ASP.NET
3 51 (42.15%) SQL Server
4 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 43 (35.54%) SQL
6 37 (30.58%) MVC
7 34 (28.10%) HTML
8 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
9 28 (23.14%) CSS
9 28 (23.14%) Windows
10 26 (21.49%) .NET Framework
11 25 (20.66%) jQuery
12 23 (19.01%) WPF
13 21 (17.36%) Finance
13 21 (17.36%) WCF
14 20 (16.53%) TDD
14 20 (16.53%) Visual Studio
15 18 (14.88%) Java
15 18 (14.88%) PHP
16 17 (14.05%) VB.NET
16 17 (14.05%) XML
16 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (13.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
18 15 (12.40%) VB
19 14 (11.57%) Web Services
19 14 (11.57%) Linux
19 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
19 14 (11.57%) HTML5
20 13 (10.74%) SharePoint 2010

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (9.09%) IIS
4 10 (8.26%) Umbraco
5 7 (5.79%) CMS
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.65%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.65%) Documentum
9 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.83%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.79%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.65%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.48%) Magento
2 2 (1.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Firewall
2 10 (8.26%) NAS
3 9 (7.44%) Wireless
3 9 (7.44%) Broadband
3 9 (7.44%) DHCP
3 9 (7.44%) FTP
4 8 (6.61%) HTTP
4 8 (6.61%) Telnet
5 7 (5.79%) Internet
6 2 (1.65%) LDAP
6 2 (1.65%) SAN
6 2 (1.65%) Intranet
7 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (42.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.48%) DTS
7 2 (1.65%) Ingres
7 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.83%) IDMS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.26%) Selenium
5 6 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (4.96%) Redmine
5 6 (4.96%) MSTest
5 6 (4.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (4.96%) Bugzilla
5 6 (4.96%) JUnit
5 6 (4.96%) JIRA
5 6 (4.96%) Trac
6 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (3.31%) Artifactory
7 4 (3.31%) QUnit
8 3 (2.48%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.65%) VisualVM
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 21 (17.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (57.02%) Developer
2 41 (33.88%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.01%) C# Developer
4 20 (16.53%) Architect
5 19 (15.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (12.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.44%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (6.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.79%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Umbraco Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.31%) Network Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Tester
12 4 (3.31%) Applications Support
12 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (42.98%) ASP.NET
2 34 (28.10%) HTML
3 28 (23.14%) CSS
4 26 (21.49%) .NET Framework
5 25 (20.66%) jQuery
6 23 (19.01%) WPF
7 21 (17.36%) WCF
8 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (14.05%) XML
9 16 (13.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (11.57%) HTML5
10 14 (11.57%) Web Services
11 13 (10.74%) JSON
12 12 (9.92%) LINQ
13 11 (9.09%) Silverlight
14 10 (8.26%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (5.79%) RabbitMQ
16 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
16 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 6 (4.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Firmware
2 4 (3.31%) Open Source
2 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.48%) STB
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.83%) DataPower
5 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Linux
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.65%) UNIX
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Android
5 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.83%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) MVC
2 20 (16.53%) TDD
3 12 (9.92%) SOA
3 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.26%) MVVM
6 8 (6.61%) OO
6 8 (6.61%) CRM
7 7 (5.79%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.79%) OOP
7 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.79%) Kanban
7 7 (5.79%) Use Case
7 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.96%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (4.96%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (4.96%) UML
9 5 (4.13%) B2B
9 5 (4.13%) B2C
9 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (62.81%) C#
2 44 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.54%) SQL
4 18 (14.88%) PHP
4 18 (14.88%) Java
5 17 (14.05%) VB.NET
6 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
7 15 (12.40%) VB
8 12 (9.92%) XAML
9 11 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 9 (7.44%) Bash Shell
10 9 (7.44%) Ruby
10 9 (7.44%) Perl
11 8 (6.61%) VB6
12 6 (4.96%) ABAP
13 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
14 4 (3.31%) VBA
14 4 (3.31%) Python
15 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.83%) MCP
3 1 (0.83%) MCSE
3 1 (0.83%) CCNA
3 1 (0.83%) CISSP
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.83%) CISM
3 1 (0.83%) CEH
3 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Opsview
2 1 (0.83%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) SAP
4 7 (5.79%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.31%) AccuRev
5 4 (3.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.48%) Cognos
6 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.48%) Cisco
6 3 (2.48%) IBM
6 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.48%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.65%) webMethods
7 2 (1.65%) Splunk
7 2 (1.65%) Twitter
7 2 (1.65%) Actuate
7 2 (1.65%) NetApp
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) EMC
7 2 (1.65%) Citrix
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