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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
North West / Cheshire
Rank 37 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.16% 1.93% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.28% 6.90% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 8
Median daily rate £338 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.31% -3.75%

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
151 261 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.67% 28.03% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 183 141
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

.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 22 February 2017.

.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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +21 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Chester +6 2 £223 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) MVC
4 13 (56.52%) Entity Framework
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
6 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) WPF
11 5 (21.74%) jQuery
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
12 4 (17.39%) Windows
12 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
12 4 (17.39%) WinForms
12 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
12 4 (17.39%) ETL
12 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 3 (13.04%) Microservices
13 3 (13.04%) Moq
13 3 (13.04%) BDD
13 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 3 (13.04%) Project Management

.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 (8.70%) NServiceBus
1 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Moq
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Grunt
4 1 (4.35%) Protractor
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Developer
3 13 (56.52%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Angular Developer
6 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) Entity Framework
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) WPF
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (17.39%) WinForms
9 3 (13.04%) WCF
10 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
10 2 (8.70%) Ninject
10 2 (8.70%) RESTful
11 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (4.35%) CSS3
11 1 (4.35%) HTML5
11 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) COBOL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore