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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.81% - 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£256 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
.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
5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.81% 18.75% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £215 £235 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +10.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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
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 2 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) JSF
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Java RMI
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) CMS
3 5 (45.45%) LAMP
3 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) Struts
3 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (45.45%) EJB
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) JBoss

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 5 (45.45%) MQSeries
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) Escenic
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Programmer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Java Programmer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) CSS3
3 5 (45.45%) EJB
3 5 (45.45%) Java RMI
3 5 (45.45%) LAMP
3 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) JSF
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (45.45%) Struts
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OOP
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) UML
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (45.45%) RUP
2 5 (45.45%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards