The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Framework
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.87% 2.13% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 7.81% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework 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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 202 128 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 47.31% 27.23% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 69 89
Median daily rate £475 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -22.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Essex

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Essex

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Essex

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 3 £425 -
.NET Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Essex region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) MVC
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
2 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 15 (93.75%) Entity Framework
3 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
4 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
5 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (62.50%) Performance Optimisation
6 10 (62.50%) SOLID
6 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (12.50%) CMS
9 2 (12.50%) User Stories
9 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
9 2 (12.50%) WCF
9 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (6.25%) Mapbox
10 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
10 1 (6.25%) SDLC
10 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
10 1 (6.25%) VB6
10 1 (6.25%) JIRA
10 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 10 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (43.75%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
2 15 (93.75%) Entity Framework
3 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) MVC
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 10 (62.50%) SOLID
4 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.25%) Mapbox
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft