The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.52% 5.74% 7.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.33% 23.58% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 36
Median daily rate £363 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
150 246 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.40% 24.33% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 174 100
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +4 9 £400 +18.08% 8
Chester +2 5 £325 +4.83% 7
Macclesfield -4 3 £410 +36.66% 1
Runcorn +2 1 £325 +18.18%
Crewe -2 1 £350 -12.50% 4
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 77 (77.78%) C#
2 49 (49.49%) JavaScript
2 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
3 44 (44.44%) SQL
3 44 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 37 (37.37%) MVC
5 32 (32.32%) CSS
6 30 (30.30%) HTML
7 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.24%) .NET Framework
9 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
10 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (21.21%) TDD
12 18 (18.18%) CRM
12 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 17 (17.17%) Entity Framework
14 16 (16.16%) Windows
14 16 (16.16%) Manufacturing
15 15 (15.15%) Web Services
15 15 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
16 14 (14.14%) jQuery
16 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
17 13 (13.13%) Web Development
18 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (12.12%) WCF
19 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
20 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
21 9 (9.09%) VB.NET
21 9 (9.09%) XML

.NET
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 5 (5.05%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.02%) CMS
3 2 (2.02%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.01%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.01%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) IPsec
3 1 (1.01%) NAS
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (49.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.01%) MS Access
8 1 (1.01%) MySQL
8 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) Moq
5 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.01%) Gradle
5 1 (1.01%) Grunt
5 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) NUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Protractor
5 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (16.16%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Advertising
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (88.89%) Developer
2 53 (53.54%) .NET Developer
3 31 (31.31%) C# Developer
4 24 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.16%) SQL Developer
6 13 (13.13%) CRM Developer
7 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Senior SQL Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Excel Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
11 5 (5.05%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 32 (32.32%) CSS
3 30 (30.30%) HTML
4 24 (24.24%) .NET Framework
5 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 17 (17.17%) Entity Framework
8 15 (15.15%) Web Services
9 14 (14.14%) jQuery
10 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (12.12%) WCF
11 9 (9.09%) XML
12 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (7.07%) WinForms
13 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (6.06%) CSS3
13 6 (6.06%) HTML5
13 6 (6.06%) WPF
14 5 (5.05%) RESTful
15 4 (4.04%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.04%) iPad
2 4 (4.04%) User Experience
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) MVC
2 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.21%) TDD
4 18 (18.18%) CRM
5 13 (13.13%) Web Development
6 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.06%) SOA
8 6 (6.06%) Workflow
9 5 (5.05%) BDD
9 5 (5.05%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.05%) Project Management
10 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.04%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.04%) Scrum
10 4 (4.04%) Workflow Development
11 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.03%) ERP
11 3 (3.03%) ETL
11 3 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (77.78%) C#
2 49 (49.49%) JavaScript
3 44 (44.44%) SQL
4 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.07%) C++
6 7 (7.07%) Java
7 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) VB
9 2 (2.02%) X++
10 1 (1.01%) C
10 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
10 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) CCEA
3 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.01%) Citrix
5 1 (1.01%) ESRI
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Lumension
5 1 (1.01%) Perforce
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.01%) Symantec
5 1 (1.01%) Thales
5 1 (1.01%) VMware