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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 22 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 67 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.00% 7.02% 8.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.12% 24.81% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 48
Median daily rate £340 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.27 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
- +16.09%

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
146 270 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.20% 28.27% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 188 139
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £25.02 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.84% +28.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +20 9 £363 +11.53% 10
Chester -9 4 £225 -35.71% 12
Crewe +3 1 £313 - 5
Runcorn - 1 - - 4
Sandbach - 1 £370 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 45 (80.36%) C#
2 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
5 23 (41.07%) .NET Framework
6 22 (39.29%) MVC
7 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) HTML
9 17 (30.36%) SQL
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
10 16 (28.57%) CSS
10 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
12 13 (23.21%) Entity Framework
13 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (21.43%) jQuery
14 11 (19.64%) TDD
14 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
15 10 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
15 10 (17.86%) Windows
15 10 (17.86%) CRM
16 9 (16.07%) Scrum
16 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (14.29%) WPF
18 6 (10.71%) WCF
18 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
18 6 (10.71%) Web Services
18 6 (10.71%) Project Management
19 5 (8.93%) SharePoint

.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 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) DHCP
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) IPsec
1 1 (1.79%) NAS
1 1 (1.79%) RS-232
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Moq
3 3 (5.36%) NUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Bower
5 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.79%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) gulp
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.79%) Protractor
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.93%) Advertising
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) CRM Developer
6 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
2 23 (41.07%) .NET Framework
3 19 (33.93%) HTML
4 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (28.57%) CSS
5 13 (23.21%) Entity Framework
6 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (21.43%) jQuery
7 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
8 8 (14.29%) WPF
9 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (10.71%) WCF
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) JSON
11 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (7.14%) HTML5
11 4 (7.14%) WinForms
12 3 (5.36%) Ninject
12 3 (5.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) MVC
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
4 10 (17.86%) CRM
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) BDD
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.36%) Microservices
9 3 (5.36%) OOP
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Android Development
10 2 (3.57%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (3.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) C#
2 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.36%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) COBOL
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) X++
7 1 (1.79%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) PhD
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Lumension
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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