The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 25.00% 15.79% 8.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.54% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
13 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 40.63% 31.58% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 8 December 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) CMS
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Ektron
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) X++
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
7 3 (20.00%) MorphX
7 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MorphX
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (20.00%) EPiServer Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Case Management Developer
4 1 (6.67%) CMS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow Developer
4 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) WF
7 2 (13.33%) XSLT
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (6.67%) COM
8 1 (6.67%) Node.js
8 1 (6.67%) React
8 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 2 (13.33%) DSDM
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Single Responsibility Principle
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) SSADM
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) X++
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Ektron
2 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft