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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 57 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.67% 2.76% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 10.64% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
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£350 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
.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
194 235 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.02% 25.97% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 128 135
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £19.45 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.36% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.83 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 28 January 2015.

.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 28 January 2015. 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
Chester +14 2 £350 -3.44% 3
Knutsford +4 1 - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Warrington - - - - 6
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Daresbury - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) MVC
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
5 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) Web Services
8 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) XML
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (24.14%) WCF
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (24.14%) SOA
10 7 (24.14%) OO
11 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.69%) LINQ
11 6 (20.69%) jQuery
11 6 (20.69%) JSON
11 6 (20.69%) CSS3
12 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
12 5 (17.24%) SaaS
12 5 (17.24%) TDD
12 5 (17.24%) Java

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (24.14%) WCF
7 6 (20.69%) LINQ
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) NHibernate
9 3 (10.34%) RESTful
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) SOA
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (10.34%) IT Governance
6 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.34%) Build Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Kony
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator
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