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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 17 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.46% 5.68% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 21.28% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 46
Median daily rate £350 £339 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +10.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £493 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
144 235 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.09% 26.67% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -32.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 24 January 2017.

.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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +24 12 £388 +19.23% 14
Chester +1 6 £314 -10.35% 10
Macclesfield -5 3 £410 +40.17% 10
Runcorn - 1 - - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 54 (77.14%) C#
2 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
5 26 (37.14%) HTML
5 26 (37.14%) MVC
6 24 (34.29%) .NET Framework
7 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (32.86%) CSS
8 18 (25.71%) Windows
8 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.43%) Entity Framework
10 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
11 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
12 12 (17.14%) Manufacturing
12 12 (17.14%) WCF
12 12 (17.14%) jQuery
13 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (15.71%) TDD
14 10 (14.29%) Web Services
14 10 (14.29%) CRM
14 10 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (12.86%) Scrum
16 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (10.00%) WPF
17 7 (10.00%) WinForms
17 7 (10.00%) Finance

.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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.43%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.43%) GeoServer
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) IPsec
2 1 (1.43%) NAS
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) Maven
4 2 (2.86%) Moq
4 2 (2.86%) NUnit
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) Bower
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) Grunt
5 1 (1.43%) gulp
5 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.43%) Protractor
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (17.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Developer
2 32 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 23 (32.86%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.86%) CRM Developer
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Angular Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.29%) WCF Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET
2 26 (37.14%) HTML
3 24 (34.29%) .NET Framework
4 23 (32.86%) CSS
5 15 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.14%) jQuery
8 12 (17.14%) WCF
9 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (14.29%) Web Services
11 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (10.00%) WinForms
11 7 (10.00%) WPF
12 6 (8.57%) XML
13 5 (7.14%) Ajax
13 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (4.29%) HTML5
14 3 (4.29%) JSON
14 3 (4.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) MVC
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) TDD
4 10 (14.29%) CRM
5 9 (12.86%) Scrum
6 6 (8.57%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) BDD
8 4 (5.71%) ETL
8 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Web Development
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.29%) OO
9 3 (4.29%) SOA
9 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.29%) UML
10 2 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (77.14%) C#
2 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) C++
4 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.14%) Java
7 4 (5.71%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.86%) X++
9 1 (1.43%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.43%) COBOL
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) PhD
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.43%) ESRI
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Lumension
4 1 (1.43%) Perforce
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec
4 1 (1.43%) Thales
4 1 (1.43%) Twitter
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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