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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.99% 1.98% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.44% 8.13% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 5
Median daily rate £331 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £293 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.94%
.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
154 246 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 24.38% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 174 99
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.48%
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Warrington - 6 £388 - 2
Macclesfield 0 1 £300 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £325 -
Crewe - 1 £350 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) Entity Framework
4 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 15 (62.50%) MVC
6 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
7 12 (50.00%) CSS
8 11 (45.83%) HTML
8 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
10 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
11 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (33.33%) jQuery
11 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 5 (20.83%) TDD
13 5 (20.83%) WPF
14 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (16.67%) BDD
14 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
15 3 (12.50%) Scrum
15 3 (12.50%) WinForms
15 3 (12.50%) Project Management
15 3 (12.50%) Windows
15 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
15 3 (12.50%) ETL
15 3 (12.50%) Web Development
16 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.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 (8.33%) NServiceBus
1 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Moq
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Grunt
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
4 10 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) Entity Framework
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (33.33%) jQuery
8 5 (20.83%) WPF
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 3 (12.50%) WinForms
11 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (8.33%) LINQ
11 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
11 2 (8.33%) WCF
12 1 (4.17%) AutoMapper
12 1 (4.17%) LESS
12 1 (4.17%) Sass
12 1 (4.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) CMMI
7 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) RUP
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Perforce
1 1 (4.17%) Sitecore