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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 106 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.61% 8.41% 10.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.53% 28.67% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 53
Median daily rate £375 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £660 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.02 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
307 293 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.83% 29.33% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 201 92
Median daily rate £401 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.16 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.17% -60.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 -11 34 £438 -27.04% 10
Chester +22 24 £325 - 5
Knutsford +5 16 £425 -3.18% 1
Crewe 0 2 £374 +66.11% 2
Macclesfield -4 2 £500 - 5
Congleton - 1 - -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 87 (54.72%) C#
2 65 (40.88%) SQL Server
3 61 (38.36%) Microsoft
4 57 (35.85%) MVC
5 56 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (34.59%) ASP.NET
7 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
8 48 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (27.04%) HTML
9 43 (27.04%) SQL
10 42 (26.42%) CSS
11 41 (25.79%) TDD
11 41 (25.79%) jQuery
12 39 (24.53%) .NET Framework
13 37 (23.27%) Windows
14 34 (21.38%) MS Excel
15 33 (20.75%) Web Development
16 32 (20.13%) Java
17 30 (18.87%) HTML5
18 29 (18.24%) Finance
19 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
20 27 (16.98%) CSS3
21 25 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (14.47%) Test Automation
23 22 (13.84%) Code Coverage
23 22 (13.84%) T-SQL
24 20 (12.58%) SharePoint
24 20 (12.58%) WCF
24 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 19 (11.95%) Entity Framework

.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 20 (12.58%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.43%) IIS
3 7 (4.40%) GeoServer
3 7 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.14%) Apache
5 4 (2.52%) Node.js
6 3 (1.89%) JBoss
7 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.26%) CMS
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (21.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.89%) IaaS
3 2 (1.26%) PaaS
3 2 (1.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) DNS
3 3 (1.89%) Network Security
3 3 (1.89%) SSL
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.63%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.40%) GIS
4 7 (4.40%) QGIS
5 5 (3.14%) MySQL
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (11.32%) SpecFlow
3 17 (10.69%) TestComplete
4 14 (8.81%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.03%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.77%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.14%) JIRA
8 4 (2.52%) Gradle
9 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.89%) Moq
9 3 (1.89%) Selenium
10 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.63%) MSTest
11 1 (0.63%) NuGet
11 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.63%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Local Government
3 6 (3.77%) Games
4 5 (3.14%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Billing
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (61.01%) Developer
2 49 (30.82%) .NET Developer
3 38 (23.90%) C# Developer
4 27 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 20 (12.58%) Architect
7 16 (10.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.06%) Web Developer
8 13 (8.18%) Technical Architect
9 12 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Technical Leader
10 11 (6.92%) Applications Developer
10 11 (6.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (6.92%) SQL Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Consultant
11 10 (6.29%) DevOps Consultant
11 10 (6.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.66%) HTML Developer
12 9 (5.66%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (34.59%) ASP.NET
2 43 (27.04%) HTML
3 42 (26.42%) CSS
4 41 (25.79%) jQuery
5 39 (24.53%) .NET Framework
6 30 (18.87%) HTML5
7 27 (16.98%) CSS3
8 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.58%) WCF
9 19 (11.95%) Entity Framework
10 18 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (9.43%) Web Services
12 13 (8.18%) XML
13 12 (7.55%) WPF
14 10 (6.29%) Ajax
14 10 (6.29%) Middleware
15 7 (4.40%) CAML
16 6 (3.77%) AngularJS
16 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 6 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.18%) Mobile App
1 13 (8.18%) User Experience
2 6 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.26%) PMI
6 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.27%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.89%) Android
6 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.26%) AIX
7 2 (1.26%) CentOS
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.85%) MVC
2 56 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (25.79%) TDD
4 33 (20.75%) Web Development
5 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
6 25 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 22 (13.84%) Code Coverage
9 17 (10.69%) CRM
9 17 (10.69%) DevOps
9 17 (10.69%) Front End Development
10 12 (7.55%) Migration
10 12 (7.55%) Open Source
11 11 (6.92%) OO
11 11 (6.92%) Translating Business Requirements
12 10 (6.29%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.29%) Scrum
12 10 (6.29%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.03%) OOP
13 8 (5.03%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.72%) C#
2 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.04%) SQL
4 32 (20.13%) Java
5 22 (13.84%) T-SQL
6 16 (10.06%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.81%) VB
8 11 (6.92%) Python
9 10 (6.29%) PHP
9 10 (6.29%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.40%) C++
11 6 (3.77%) FQL
12 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.52%) VBA
13 4 (2.52%) XAML
14 3 (1.89%) Perl
14 3 (1.89%) Ruby
15 2 (1.26%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.63%) C
16 1 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.77%) CCEA
4 6 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (2.52%) ISEB
6 3 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.89%) MCITP
6 3 (1.89%) MCTS
6 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.89%) RHCE
7 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) UAG
3 2 (1.26%) Postfix
3 2 (1.26%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.26%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) StatsD
4 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.03%) Google
3 7 (4.40%) Citrix
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle
4 6 (3.77%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.52%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.89%) Brocade
6 3 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.89%) Telerik
6 3 (1.89%) VMware
7 2 (1.26%) AppSense
7 2 (1.26%) BMC
7 2 (1.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.26%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.26%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.26%) Symantec
7 2 (1.26%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.26%) WSO2
8 1 (0.63%) Apigee
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