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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 60 83 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.69% 8.43% 11.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.43% 30.51% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 75
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
185 272 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.72% 27.64% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 146 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.51% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.34 £9.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 2014.

.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 19 December 2014. 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 -15 14 £275 -8.33% 22
Chester -3 9 £338 +8.00% 11
Knutsford +9 7 £380 +16.92% 2
Crewe 0 5 £438 +34.61% 3
Runcorn +3 2 - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 7
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Frodsham - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 18
Middlewich - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 72 (49.32%) C#
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
3 66 (45.21%) ASP.NET
4 61 (41.78%) SQL Server
5 47 (32.19%) HTML
6 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
6 42 (28.77%) MVC
7 37 (25.34%) Finance
8 36 (24.66%) Windows
9 34 (23.29%) Web Services
10 33 (22.60%) CSS
11 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (19.18%) .NET Framework
13 24 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (15.07%) jQuery
15 20 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (13.70%) Visual Studio
15 20 (13.70%) Java
15 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.33%) WCF
17 17 (11.64%) XML
17 17 (11.64%) IIS
17 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
18 16 (10.96%) T-SQL
19 15 (10.27%) OO
19 15 (10.27%) LINQ
19 15 (10.27%) HTML5
20 13 (8.90%) TDD
21 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
22 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (11.64%) IIS
1 17 (11.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.42%) ArcGIS
3 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.74%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.74%) CICS
5 3 (2.05%) SAS
6 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 2 (1.37%) Apache
6 2 (1.37%) JBoss
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.37%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) DNS
2 10 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.05%) Intranet
4 2 (1.37%) ATM
5 1 (0.68%) SMS
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (41.78%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.79%) DB2
6 6 (4.11%) MySQL
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.37%) SQLite
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.68%) DTS
9 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.68%) OLAP
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.42%) JIRA
4 4 (2.74%) JUnit
4 4 (2.74%) NUnit
4 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.37%) Subversion
5 2 (1.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.68%) JMeter
6 1 (0.68%) Xcode
6 1 (0.68%) T4 Templates
6 1 (0.68%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 37 (25.34%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Back Office
4 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.37%) Local Government
6 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (71.23%) Developer
2 49 (33.56%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Analyst
4 14 (9.59%) SQL Developer
5 9 (6.16%) Architect
6 8 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
6 8 (5.48%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Administrator
8 6 (4.11%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (4.11%) SharePoint Administrator
8 6 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.42%) GIS Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (45.21%) ASP.NET
2 47 (32.19%) HTML
3 34 (23.29%) Web Services
4 33 (22.60%) CSS
5 28 (19.18%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (15.07%) jQuery
8 18 (12.33%) WCF
9 17 (11.64%) XML
10 15 (10.27%) LINQ
10 15 (10.27%) HTML5
11 11 (7.53%) JSP
11 11 (7.53%) CSS3
12 10 (6.85%) REST
12 10 (6.85%) J2EE
13 9 (6.16%) JSON
13 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (5.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (4.79%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Clustering
2 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.42%) GIS
5 4 (2.74%) User Experience
5 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
8 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.66%) Windows
2 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (6.16%) UNIX
5 8 (5.48%) Linux
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.37%) Android
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.77%) MVC
2 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.27%) OO
4 13 (8.90%) TDD
5 10 (6.85%) SOA
5 10 (6.85%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.48%) ERP
6 8 (5.48%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.79%) Data Management
7 7 (4.79%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.79%) UML
7 7 (4.79%) Waterfall
8 6 (4.11%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.11%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.11%) Web Development
8 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.42%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.42%) Software Testing
9 5 (3.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (49.32%) C#
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
3 42 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.70%) Java
5 16 (10.96%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.85%) VB
8 9 (6.16%) PHP
9 7 (4.79%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.11%) Python
11 3 (2.05%) X++
11 3 (2.05%) C++
12 2 (1.37%) Perl
12 2 (1.37%) VB6
13 1 (0.68%) Ruby
13 1 (0.68%) C
13 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.48%) ISEB
3 7 (4.79%) MCITP
3 7 (4.79%) MCTS
3 7 (4.79%) MCSE
4 6 (4.11%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle
3 5 (3.42%) SAP
4 4 (2.74%) IBM
4 4 (2.74%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.37%) Kony
5 2 (1.37%) McAfee
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator
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