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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 64 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.07% 0.28% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 1.18% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £313 £344 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £329 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £359 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.50% +33.33%
.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
213 255 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.59% 24.12% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 190 126
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -49.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

.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 25 August 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 - 4 £281 - 2
Warrington +17 1 £350 -3.44% 2
Chester -1 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Northwich - 1 £325 -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) WPF
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Web Development
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Use Case
11 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 3 (14.29%) MVVM
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 3 (14.29%) Intranet

.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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Moq
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
2 8 (38.10%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) Entity Framework
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (23.81%) WPF
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (9.52%) CSS3
8 2 (9.52%) HTML5
8 2 (9.52%) JSP
8 2 (9.52%) LAMP
8 2 (9.52%) LINQ
8 2 (9.52%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Use Case
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (14.29%) MVVM
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
3 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) XAML
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
2 2 (9.52%) MCTS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Brocade
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce