The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 35.29% 53.85% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.16% 87.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.NET
Manchester

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 Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 55.88% 61.54% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £375 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +130.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Bolton region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 13 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) Ajax
4 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) LINQ
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (21.43%) OO
9 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
9 3 (21.43%) TDD
10 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (14.29%) Facebook
10 2 (14.29%) Twitter
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) BDD
10 2 (14.29%) Social Network

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSTest
1 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (7.14%) Moq
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) WCF
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 8 (57.14%) Ajax
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (42.86%) LINQ
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (7.14%) WPF
8 1 (7.14%) Spring.NET
8 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (7.14%) Ninject
8 1 (7.14%) WinForms
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Social Network
2 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) MVVM
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Facebook
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter