The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 58 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 10 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 3.03% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.59% 10.37% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
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£320 £300 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £510 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -4.51%
.NET Framework
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
218 241 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.23% 29.21% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 122 191
Average daily rate £340 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -16 4 £300 - 3
Macclesfield - 2 £269 - 3
Chester +4 1 £320 +4.48% 3
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 9 (69.23%) HTML
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (46.15%) HTML5
7 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
7 6 (46.15%) CSS
7 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (46.15%) LINQ
8 5 (38.46%) WCF
8 5 (38.46%) Windows
8 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
9 4 (30.77%) NHibernate
9 4 (30.77%) TDD
10 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
10 3 (23.08%) Ajax
10 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 3 (23.08%) Scrum
10 3 (23.08%) JSON
10 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
10 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 3 (23.08%) User Stories

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) NServiceBus
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) LINQ
5 5 (38.46%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) NHibernate
7 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 3 (23.08%) JSON
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
8 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) WPF
9 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
9 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) V-Model
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) AOP
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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