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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 89 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.07% 9.10% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.41% 33.97% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 40
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £35.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.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
259 262 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.43% 26.79% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 185 99
Median daily rate £425 £385 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £573 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -13 28 £350 -12.50% 11
Knutsford +10 17 £425 +15.64% 1
Chester -2 9 £325 +12.06% 10
Runcorn - 1 £213 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 86 (50.00%) C#
2 69 (40.12%) Microsoft
3 67 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (37.79%) SQL Server
5 58 (33.72%) MVC
6 57 (33.14%) ASP.NET
7 55 (31.98%) TDD
8 53 (30.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
10 44 (25.58%) SQL
10 44 (25.58%) Windows
10 44 (25.58%) MS Excel
11 43 (25.00%) Java
12 38 (22.09%) HTML
13 37 (21.51%) Software Engineering
14 36 (20.93%) CSS
15 34 (19.77%) jQuery
16 32 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (18.60%) Test Automation
17 31 (18.02%) Web Development
17 31 (18.02%) Code Coverage
18 30 (17.44%) .NET Framework
19 29 (16.86%) HTML5
20 27 (15.70%) DevOps
20 27 (15.70%) Degree
20 27 (15.70%) Finance
21 25 (14.53%) CSS3
21 25 (14.53%) SpecFlow
22 24 (13.95%) TestComplete
23 20 (11.63%) WCF

.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 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.30%) IIS
3 7 (4.07%) GeoServer
3 7 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.91%) Apache
5 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.74%) JBoss
6 2 (1.16%) CMS
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.58%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.16%) PaaS
3 2 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Internet
2 5 (2.91%) DNS
2 5 (2.91%) Network Security
3 3 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.16%) SMTP
4 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.65%) GIS
3 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.07%) QGIS
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.49%) Spatial Data
6 5 (2.91%) MySQL
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (30.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (14.53%) SpecFlow
3 24 (13.95%) TestComplete
4 11 (6.40%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.23%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.49%) Gradle
7 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.49%) JIRA
8 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.16%) Moq
9 2 (1.16%) Selenium
9 2 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.58%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.58%) MSTest
10 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.58%) Subversion
10 1 (0.58%) Toad
10 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (15.70%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Local Government
3 5 (2.91%) Banking
3 5 (2.91%) Law
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
4 4 (2.33%) Games
4 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (54.65%) Developer
2 48 (27.91%) .NET Developer
3 35 (20.35%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (11.05%) Architect
5 19 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (10.47%) Consultant
7 16 (9.30%) DevOps Consultant
8 15 (8.72%) Integration Consultant
8 15 (8.72%) Web Developer
9 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.14%) SQL Developer
10 12 (6.98%) Technical Architect
10 12 (6.98%) Technical Leader
11 10 (5.81%) Applications Developer
11 10 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.23%) HTML Developer
12 9 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (33.14%) ASP.NET
2 38 (22.09%) HTML
3 36 (20.93%) CSS
4 34 (19.77%) jQuery
5 30 (17.44%) .NET Framework
6 29 (16.86%) HTML5
7 25 (14.53%) CSS3
8 20 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (11.63%) WCF
9 17 (9.88%) Web Services
10 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (7.56%) Entity Framework
10 13 (7.56%) WPF
11 12 (6.98%) Middleware
12 10 (5.81%) XML
13 9 (5.23%) Ajax
13 9 (5.23%) AngularJS
14 7 (4.07%) CAML
15 5 (2.91%) Ext JS
15 5 (2.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.98%) User Experience
3 6 (3.49%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.91%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.91%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.91%) iPad
4 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.16%) PMI
7 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.58%) Windows
2 8 (4.65%) Linux
3 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) AIX
6 2 (1.16%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.16%) Unix
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (33.72%) MVC
3 55 (31.98%) TDD
4 37 (21.51%) Software Engineering
5 32 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (18.60%) Test Automation
6 31 (18.02%) Code Coverage
6 31 (18.02%) Web Development
7 27 (15.70%) DevOps
8 18 (10.47%) CRM
9 17 (9.88%) Migration
10 12 (6.98%) Front End Development
11 11 (6.40%) Open Source
12 10 (5.81%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.81%) OO
12 10 (5.81%) Scrum
13 9 (5.23%) Analytics
14 8 (4.65%) Line Management
14 8 (4.65%) SEO
14 8 (4.65%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.00%) C#
2 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 44 (25.58%) SQL
4 43 (25.00%) Java
5 20 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.30%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.56%) VB
8 12 (6.98%) PHP
9 10 (5.81%) Python
10 9 (5.23%) VB.NET
11 6 (3.49%) FQL
12 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.33%) C++
13 4 (2.33%) XAML
14 2 (1.16%) Perl
14 2 (1.16%) PHP 5
14 2 (1.16%) Ruby
14 2 (1.16%) VBA
15 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (15.70%) Degree
2 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) CCEA
3 8 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.33%) ISEB
6 3 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.74%) MCITP
6 3 (1.74%) MCTS
6 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.74%) RHCE
7 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.74%) UAG
3 2 (1.16%) Postfix
3 2 (1.16%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) Puppet
2 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) StatsD
4 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (40.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.40%) Oracle
3 9 (5.23%) Citrix
4 8 (4.65%) Google
5 6 (3.49%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.74%) Brocade
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) VMware
7 2 (1.16%) AppSense
7 2 (1.16%) BMC
7 2 (1.16%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.16%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.16%) Symantec
7 2 (1.16%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.16%) WSO2
8 1 (0.58%) Apigee
8 1 (0.58%) ESRI
8 1 (0.58%) Mashery
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