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 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 72 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.33% 8.07% 8.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.14% 33.64% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 44
Median daily rate £325 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £35.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.14%
.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
224 220 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.02% 23.99% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 154 107
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -46.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

.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 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 25 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 -11 23 £325 -16.12% 15
Knutsford +9 14 £425 +15.64% 1
Chester -1 6 £325 - 6
Macclesfield - 4 £319 - 7
Wilmslow +2 2 £308 -12.14% 4
Northwich - 1 £325 - 2
Runcorn - 1 £213 - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 95 (51.91%) C#
2 73 (39.89%) Microsoft
3 66 (36.07%) SQL Server
3 66 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (32.79%) ASP.NET
4 60 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 60 (32.79%) MVC
5 54 (29.51%) TDD
6 49 (26.78%) MS Excel
6 49 (26.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 47 (25.68%) HTML
8 46 (25.14%) SQL
8 46 (25.14%) CSS
9 45 (24.59%) Windows
10 44 (24.04%) Java
11 36 (19.67%) Software Engineering
12 34 (18.58%) HTML5
13 33 (18.03%) Web Development
14 32 (17.49%) jQuery
14 32 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (17.49%) Test Automation
15 31 (16.94%) Code Coverage
16 30 (16.39%) CSS3
17 27 (14.75%) DevOps
17 27 (14.75%) .NET Framework
17 27 (14.75%) Degree
18 26 (14.21%) Finance
19 25 (13.66%) SpecFlow
20 24 (13.11%) TestComplete
21 23 (12.57%) CRM

.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 16 (8.74%) IIS
2 15 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.83%) GeoServer
3 7 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.73%) Apache
5 3 (1.64%) CMS
5 3 (1.64%) JBoss
5 3 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.55%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (26.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.64%) IaaS
3 2 (1.09%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) GitHub
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) Internet
2 6 (3.28%) Network Security
3 5 (2.73%) DNS
4 3 (1.64%) SSL
5 2 (1.09%) SMTP
5 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (4.37%) GIS
3 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.83%) QGIS
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.28%) Spatial Data
5 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.73%) MySQL
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.55%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 49 (26.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (13.66%) SpecFlow
3 24 (13.11%) TestComplete
4 12 (6.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.46%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.83%) JIRA
8 6 (3.28%) Gradle
8 6 (3.28%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.19%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.09%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.09%) Selenium
10 2 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.55%) MSTest
11 1 (0.55%) NuGet
11 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.55%) Subversion
11 1 (0.55%) Toad
11 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (14.21%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Local Government
3 7 (3.83%) Retail
4 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Law
6 4 (2.19%) Games
7 3 (1.64%) Billing
8 2 (1.09%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (57.92%) Developer
2 58 (31.69%) .NET Developer
3 34 (18.58%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Architect
6 18 (9.84%) Consultant
7 16 (8.74%) DevOps Consultant
7 16 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.74%) SQL Developer
8 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (8.20%) Integration Consultant
8 15 (8.20%) Web Developer
9 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (6.56%) Technical Architect
9 12 (6.56%) Technical Leader
10 10 (5.46%) Applications Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
11 9 (4.92%) HTML Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.79%) ASP.NET
2 47 (25.68%) HTML
3 46 (25.14%) CSS
4 34 (18.58%) HTML5
5 32 (17.49%) jQuery
6 30 (16.39%) CSS3
7 27 (14.75%) .NET Framework
8 21 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (10.38%) WCF
9 19 (10.38%) Web Services
10 13 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (7.10%) WPF
11 12 (6.56%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.56%) Middleware
12 11 (6.01%) XML
13 10 (5.46%) Ajax
13 10 (5.46%) Entity Framework
14 7 (3.83%) CAML
15 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) User Experience
2 14 (7.65%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.28%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.28%) iPad
4 5 (2.73%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.09%) PMI
7 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.59%) Windows
2 8 (4.37%) Linux
3 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.73%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) AIX
7 2 (1.09%) Android
7 2 (1.09%) CentOS
7 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.09%) Unix
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (32.79%) MVC
3 54 (29.51%) TDD
4 36 (19.67%) Software Engineering
5 33 (18.03%) Web Development
6 32 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (17.49%) Test Automation
7 31 (16.94%) Code Coverage
8 27 (14.75%) DevOps
9 23 (12.57%) CRM
10 16 (8.74%) Migration
11 12 (6.56%) Front End Development
12 11 (6.01%) Open Source
13 10 (5.46%) OO
14 9 (4.92%) Analytics
14 9 (4.92%) Scrum
14 9 (4.92%) Unit Testing
15 8 (4.37%) Data Protection
15 8 (4.37%) Line Management
15 8 (4.37%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.91%) C#
2 60 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.14%) SQL
4 44 (24.04%) Java
5 16 (8.74%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.65%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.10%) PHP
7 13 (7.10%) VB
8 12 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.46%) Python
10 6 (3.28%) FQL
10 6 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.73%) C++
12 4 (2.19%) XAML
13 2 (1.09%) Perl
13 2 (1.09%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.09%) Ruby
13 2 (1.09%) VBA
14 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) CCEA
3 8 (4.37%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) ISEB
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.64%) MCITP
5 3 (1.64%) MCTS
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.64%) RHCE
6 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) UAG
3 2 (1.09%) Postfix
3 2 (1.09%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.55%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Puppet
2 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.09%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) StatsD
4 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (39.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.46%) Oracle
3 9 (4.92%) Citrix
4 8 (4.37%) Google
5 6 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.64%) Brocade
6 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.64%) VMware
7 2 (1.09%) AppSense
7 2 (1.09%) BMC
7 2 (1.09%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.09%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.09%) Symantec
7 2 (1.09%) Trustwave
7 2 (1.09%) WSO2
8 1 (0.55%) Apigee
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.55%) Mashery
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