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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 61 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 0.61% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.18% 2.72% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Median daily rate £323 £344 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £322 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
.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
193 257 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.25% 22.33% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 199 103
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £520 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +3 4 £281 -12.10% 1
Warrington +8 1 £400 +10.34% 4
Chester +2 1 £300 -14.28% 3
Northwich - 1 £325 -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Security Management
9 2 (11.76%) LAMP
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) MCTS
9 2 (11.76%) MCITP
9 2 (11.76%) Brocade

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Protractor
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Architect
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 1 (5.88%) ASP Developer
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) Entity Framework
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (11.76%) JSP
8 2 (11.76%) LAMP
8 2 (11.76%) LINQ
8 2 (11.76%) WAMP
9 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
9 1 (5.88%) Node.js
9 1 (5.88%) RESTful
9 1 (5.88%) WinForms
9 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Server Hardening
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) RUP
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Brocade
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce