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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 77 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.27% 2.11% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 7.29% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 2
Median daily rate £330 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £373 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
.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
270 288 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.34% 28.94% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 201 88
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £593 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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
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 28 May 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 -18 5 £375 -28.57% 4
Chester -5 2 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) MVC
4 14 (43.75%) jQuery
4 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Entity Framework
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
5 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (34.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) Web Services
9 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
9 9 (28.13%) WPF
9 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Web Development
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (25.00%) WCF
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 8 (25.00%) XML
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) HTML
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) Use Case

.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 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Moq
4 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) C# Developer
3 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
4 12 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Architect
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
7 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 3 (9.38%) WPF Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) Entity Framework
2 14 (43.75%) jQuery
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (28.13%) WPF
7 8 (25.00%) WCF
7 8 (25.00%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (12.50%) CSS3
10 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 4 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
11 3 (9.38%) SOAP
11 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (6.25%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) PMI
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) Translating Business Requirements
3 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Web Development
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Use Case
6 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 6 (18.75%) OO
6 6 (18.75%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Stress Testing
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) C++
6 5 (15.63%) VB
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) XAML
8 3 (9.38%) PHP
9 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) MCTS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Brocade
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Apigee
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Mashery
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP