The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 21 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.00% 5.30% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 14.55% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £220 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +15.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +3.70% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

ASP.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34 55 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 34.00% 36.42% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 46
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Chester

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Chester

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Chester

ASP.NET
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

ASP.NET
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft