Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.64% 3.01% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 10.11% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Chester median daily rate £335 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% +2.36% +2.01%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £425 £384
Cheshire median daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 - -

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 56 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.54% 29.77% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 81 52
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +12.32%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £286
90th Percentile £475 £481 £502
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £34.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Chester

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Chester

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Chester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Chester

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) SOA
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) gulp
7 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
7 3 (21.43%) T4 Templates
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) ReSharper
7 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) PegaRULES
1 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) FxCop
2 3 (21.43%) gulp
2 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
2 3 (21.43%) ReSharper
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) T4 Templates
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) webpack
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (14.29%) Ninject
4 2 (14.29%) OAuth2
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
1 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Single Customer View
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Pega
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter