The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 80 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.51% 7.78% 10.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.47% 36.14% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.78 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
239 166 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.43% 21.53% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 104 86
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.60% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +28 47 £400 +29.03% 24
Knutsford -4 5 £368 -6.84% 2
Crewe -14 4 £295 -21.33% 13
Chester -8 2 £290 -3.33% 18
Winsford - 2 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 3
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 5
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 87 (53.05%) JavaScript
2 64 (39.02%) C#
3 61 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (34.15%) ASP.NET
5 52 (31.71%) MVC
6 45 (27.44%) HTML
7 44 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 43 (26.22%) CSS
8 43 (26.22%) Microsoft
8 43 (26.22%) AngularJS
9 40 (24.39%) Java
10 38 (23.17%) jQuery
11 34 (20.73%) Python
12 33 (20.12%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (20.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (18.90%) SQL
13 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (18.29%) HTML5
14 30 (18.29%) .NET Framework
14 30 (18.29%) Big Data
15 28 (17.07%) MongoDB
15 28 (17.07%) Scrum
16 27 (16.46%) Oracle
16 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
16 27 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
17 26 (15.85%) Visualisation
17 26 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (15.85%) Cloud Computing
17 26 (15.85%) R
17 26 (15.85%) Teradata

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (14.02%) Node.js
2 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.44%) CMS
3 4 (2.44%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.83%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.22%) CICS
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.85%) Cloud Computing
1 26 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.24%) IaaS
3 4 (2.44%) SaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) Internet
2 4 (2.44%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.44%) Converged Networks
3 2 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) ATM
4 1 (0.61%) GPRS
4 1 (0.61%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (20.12%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (18.29%) Big Data
4 28 (17.07%) MongoDB
5 27 (16.46%) Hadoop
6 25 (15.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (4.27%) DTS
10 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (2.44%) QlikView
12 4 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.83%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.83%) Cognos Transformer
14 2 (1.22%) Cognos Report Studio
14 2 (1.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 2 (1.22%) DB2
14 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.05%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.44%) JIRA
5 4 (2.44%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.83%) Grunt
6 3 (1.83%) Bower
6 3 (1.83%) gulp
7 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.22%) WebSpeed
7 2 (1.22%) PVCS
7 2 (1.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) Selenium
8 1 (0.61%) NUnit
8 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.61%) Hudson
General
1 21 (12.80%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.66%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Legal
4 2 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (56.71%) Developer
2 34 (20.73%) Architect
3 32 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 24 (14.63%) Technical Architect
5 16 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 13 (7.93%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Software Team Leader
8 10 (6.10%) .NET Team Leader
8 10 (6.10%) Software Development Team Leader
8 10 (6.10%) Team Leader
8 10 (6.10%) Development Team Leader
8 10 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.10%) Digital Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Digital Technical Architect
9 9 (5.49%) Front-End Web Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (4.88%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.88%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.15%) ASP.NET
2 45 (27.44%) HTML
3 43 (26.22%) CSS
3 43 (26.22%) AngularJS
4 38 (23.17%) jQuery
5 31 (18.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (18.29%) HTML5
6 30 (18.29%) .NET Framework
7 25 (15.24%) CSS3
8 23 (14.02%) Web Services
9 20 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (9.15%) XML
10 15 (9.15%) RESTful
11 11 (6.71%) WCF
12 9 (5.49%) SOAP
13 8 (4.88%) JSON
14 6 (3.66%) WPF
14 6 (3.66%) Entity Framework
15 5 (3.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.85%) Visualisation
2 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.93%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.49%) User Experience
5 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.61%) Tandem
10 1 (0.61%) PDA
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.63%) UNIX
2 22 (13.41%) Linux
3 13 (7.93%) Windows
4 3 (1.83%) Android
4 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (31.71%) MVC
3 28 (17.07%) Scrum
4 25 (15.24%) Machine Learning
5 16 (9.76%) Open Source
6 15 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (8.54%) TDD
8 13 (7.93%) CRM
9 11 (6.71%) Resource Management
10 10 (6.10%) OOP
10 10 (6.10%) SDLC
11 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.88%) OO
11 8 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.27%) Migration
12 7 (4.27%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.66%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (3.66%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (53.05%) JavaScript
2 64 (39.02%) C#
3 40 (24.39%) Java
4 34 (20.73%) Python
5 31 (18.90%) SQL
6 26 (15.85%) R
7 19 (11.59%) TypeScript
8 18 (10.98%) VB
9 10 (6.10%) Ruby
10 8 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.66%) PHP
12 5 (3.05%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.44%) C
13 4 (2.44%) C++
14 2 (1.22%) Delphi
14 2 (1.22%) XAML
14 2 (1.22%) VB6
15 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Degree
1 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) CCA
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (15.24%) StatsD
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 43 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.46%) Oracle
3 26 (15.85%) Teradata
4 25 (15.24%) Citrix
5 24 (14.63%) Tableau
6 23 (14.02%) Apigee
6 23 (14.02%) Mashery
7 6 (3.66%) Cognos
8 4 (2.44%) SAP
9 3 (1.83%) Syclo
9 3 (1.83%) IBM
10 2 (1.22%) Sculptor
10 2 (1.22%) Progress
11 1 (0.61%) Apple
11 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.61%) Adobe
11 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.61%) Twitter
11 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
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