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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 61 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 22 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 1.40% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 6.63% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 11
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£400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
292 166 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.64% 21.15% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 94 79
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £43.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £44.70 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Warrington - 9 £525 - 5
Chester +1 1 £290 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) C#
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 11 (34.38%) VB
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) OOP
8 10 (31.25%) N-Tier
8 10 (31.25%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) Resource Management
8 10 (31.25%) Open Source
9 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
10 7 (21.88%) R
10 7 (21.88%) WCF
11 6 (18.75%) jQuery
11 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
11 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
11 6 (18.75%) Node.js
11 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (18.75%) Tableau
11 6 (18.75%) Machine Learning
11 6 (18.75%) IaaS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (18.75%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) IaaS
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
3 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.63%) Big Data
5 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) Development Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) Software Development Team Leader
2 10 (31.25%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Digital Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (9.38%) CRM Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (21.88%) WCF
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.25%) WF
8 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.13%) DHTML
9 1 (3.13%) Ajax
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.13%) SignalR
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) N-Tier
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Tandem
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) OOP
2 10 (31.25%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) Resource Management
3 6 (18.75%) Machine Learning
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (34.38%) VB
4 7 (21.88%) R
5 6 (18.75%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) StatsD
1 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Tableau
2 6 (18.75%) Apigee
2 6 (18.75%) Mashery
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix
2 6 (18.75%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos
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