The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 91 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.39% 10.92% 7.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.27% 45.27% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 34
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET
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
287 201 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.67% 24.13% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 88 93
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £30.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.67 £140.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

.NET
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +4 36 £600 +93.54% 27
Crewe -6 5 £225 -40.00% 9
Chester -26 4 £325 -7.14% 17
Runcorn +4 3 - - 2
Daresbury - 3 £408 -
Knutsford -5 2 £410 -6.93% 5
Macclesfield -13 1 - - 6
Winsford - 1 - - 3
Wilmslow - - - - 6
Northwich - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET 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.

1 84 (59.57%) C#
2 57 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 57 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 44 (31.21%) ASP.NET
4 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (27.66%) SQL
6 37 (26.24%) MVC
7 36 (25.53%) HTML
7 36 (25.53%) Java
8 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 31 (21.99%) .NET Framework
10 29 (20.57%) jQuery
11 28 (19.86%) CSS
12 27 (19.15%) Oracle
12 27 (19.15%) Python
13 25 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (17.02%) Web Services
14 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (16.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (16.31%) IaaS
15 23 (16.31%) Finance
15 23 (16.31%) Teradata
15 23 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
16 22 (15.60%) MongoDB
16 22 (15.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (15.60%) R
16 22 (15.60%) Node.js
16 22 (15.60%) Citrix
16 22 (15.60%) Machine Learning

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (15.60%) Node.js
2 6 (4.26%) IIS
2 6 (4.26%) CICS
3 4 (2.84%) CMS
3 4 (2.84%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.42%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.71%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (16.31%) IaaS
2 19 (13.48%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.55%) SaaS
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Internet
2 3 (2.13%) ATM
3 2 (1.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) GPRS
4 1 (0.71%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.73%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (15.60%) Hadoop
3 22 (15.60%) MongoDB
3 22 (15.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 21 (14.89%) Big Data
5 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.96%) DB2
9 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.55%) DTS
11 4 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.84%) QlikView
12 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.13%) MySQL
13 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
14 1 (0.71%) Event Store
14 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.84%) NUnit
5 3 (2.13%) Subversion
5 3 (2.13%) JIRA
6 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.42%) PVCS
6 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.42%) WebSpeed
6 2 (1.42%) JUnit
6 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Grunt
7 1 (0.71%) Bower
7 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Banking
3 8 (5.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (60.28%) Developer
2 50 (35.46%) .NET Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Architect
4 17 (12.06%) Technical Architect
5 14 (9.93%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.51%) SQL Developer
6 12 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Digital Architect
7 10 (7.09%) Digital Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.96%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Architect
8 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) .NET Team Leader
8 7 (4.96%) Software Development Team Leader
9 5 (3.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.21%) ASP.NET
2 36 (25.53%) HTML
3 31 (21.99%) .NET Framework
4 29 (20.57%) jQuery
5 28 (19.86%) CSS
6 24 (17.02%) Web Services
7 23 (16.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
9 17 (12.06%) XML
9 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (7.09%) HTML5
10 10 (7.09%) LINQ
10 10 (7.09%) WCF
11 8 (5.67%) Entity Framework
11 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (5.67%) J2EE
11 8 (5.67%) JSP
12 7 (4.96%) REST
12 7 (4.96%) RESTful
13 6 (4.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Visualisation
1 19 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) N-Tier
3 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.67%) Open Source
5 6 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (3.55%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) W3C
7 1 (0.71%) Tandem
7 1 (0.71%) PDA
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.48%) UNIX
2 18 (12.77%) Linux
3 14 (9.93%) Windows
4 6 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.13%) Android
5 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.24%) MVC
3 22 (15.60%) Machine Learning
4 18 (12.77%) OO
5 12 (8.51%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.80%) TDD
7 9 (6.38%) Data Management
7 9 (6.38%) Resource Management
7 9 (6.38%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.67%) OOP
9 7 (4.96%) CRM
9 7 (4.96%) Project Management
9 7 (4.96%) Validation
9 7 (4.96%) Web Development
10 6 (4.26%) Web Accessibility
10 6 (4.26%) Workflow
10 6 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (3.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.57%) C#
2 57 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 39 (27.66%) SQL
4 36 (25.53%) Java
5 27 (19.15%) Python
6 22 (15.60%) R
7 12 (8.51%) VB
8 9 (6.38%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.26%) Ruby
11 5 (3.55%) C
11 5 (3.55%) C++
12 4 (2.84%) PHP
13 2 (1.42%) Delphi
13 2 (1.42%) VB6
14 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.09%) SC Cleared
1 10 (7.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCA
Systems Management
1 24 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (15.60%) StatsD
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.15%) Oracle
3 23 (16.31%) Teradata
4 22 (15.60%) Citrix
5 21 (14.89%) Tableau
6 20 (14.18%) Apigee
6 20 (14.18%) Mashery
7 7 (4.96%) IBM
8 5 (3.55%) SAP
9 3 (2.13%) Cognos
9 3 (2.13%) Syclo
10 2 (1.42%) Twitter
10 2 (1.42%) Progress
10 2 (1.42%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.42%) Sculptor
11 1 (0.71%) Apple
11 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
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