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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 21.05% 37.50% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.00% 81.82% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 26.32% 45.83% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £363 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £380 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 23 January 2017, 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Ektron
2 5 (41.67%) DSDM
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) BPMN
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Case Management
4 3 (25.00%) EPiServer
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4

.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 (41.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Case Management Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow Developer
4 3 (25.00%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WCF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) XSD
6 1 (8.33%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DSDM
3 4 (33.33%) BPMN
3 4 (33.33%) Case Management
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Ektron
2 3 (25.00%) EPiServer