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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 80 74 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.06% 8.98% 10.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.68% 46.54% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 55 38
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
289 159 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.13% 19.30% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 93 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.27% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

.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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +21 43 £625 +101.61% 34
Crewe -5 6 £225 -40.00% 6
Chester -21 2 £290 -17.14% 8
Winsford - 2 - - 1
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
Knutsford 0 1 £439 +11.13% 5
Macclesfield -13 1 - - 4
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 77 (52.38%) C#
2 65 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 55 (37.41%) SQL Server
4 48 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET
5 41 (27.89%) SQL
6 39 (26.53%) Java
7 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 33 (22.45%) MVC
9 32 (21.77%) .NET Framework
10 31 (21.09%) Python
10 31 (21.09%) HTML
11 29 (19.73%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (18.37%) Big Data
13 26 (17.69%) Oracle
13 26 (17.69%) Finance
14 25 (17.01%) CSS
14 25 (17.01%) AngularJS
15 24 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (16.33%) UNIX
15 24 (16.33%) jQuery
15 24 (16.33%) Hadoop
16 23 (15.65%) Visualisation
16 23 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (15.65%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (15.65%) MongoDB
16 23 (15.65%) R
16 23 (15.65%) Teradata
17 22 (14.97%) Linux
17 22 (14.97%) Citrix

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (14.29%) Node.js
2 6 (4.08%) IIS
2 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.08%) CICS
3 5 (3.40%) CMS
3 5 (3.40%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.04%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.65%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (15.65%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (14.97%) IaaS
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) Internet
2 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.72%) Converged Networks
3 3 (2.04%) Intranet
3 3 (2.04%) ATM
4 1 (0.68%) GPRS
4 1 (0.68%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 29 (19.73%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (18.37%) Big Data
4 24 (16.33%) Hadoop
5 23 (15.65%) MongoDB
6 22 (14.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (4.76%) DTS
10 6 (4.08%) DB2
11 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (2.72%) QlikView
12 4 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.04%) Cognos Transformer
13 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
14 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.36%) MySQL
14 2 (1.36%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.72%) Subversion
4 4 (2.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.36%) PVCS
5 2 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.36%) WebSpeed
5 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) Bower
6 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.68%) NUnit
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 26 (17.69%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (58.50%) Developer
2 44 (29.93%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.65%) Architect
4 20 (13.61%) Technical Architect
5 14 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.16%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.80%) .NET Team Leader
7 10 (6.80%) Software Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.80%) Software Team Leader
7 10 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.80%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.80%) Team Leader
7 10 (6.80%) Digital Technical Architect
7 10 (6.80%) Digital Architect
8 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.89%) ASP.NET
2 32 (21.77%) .NET Framework
3 31 (21.09%) HTML
4 25 (17.01%) CSS
4 25 (17.01%) AngularJS
5 24 (16.33%) jQuery
6 20 (13.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (12.93%) Web Services
8 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (6.80%) WCF
9 10 (6.80%) HTML5
10 9 (6.12%) XML
11 7 (4.76%) RESTful
11 7 (4.76%) CSS3
12 6 (4.08%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.08%) JNDI
12 6 (4.08%) J2EE
12 6 (4.08%) JDBC
12 6 (4.08%) JSP
12 6 (4.08%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Visualisation
2 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.84%) N-Tier
4 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.76%) User Experience
6 6 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.68%) PDA
11 1 (0.68%) Tandem
11 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.33%) UNIX
2 22 (14.97%) Linux
3 14 (9.52%) Windows
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.04%) Android
5 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.45%) MVC
3 22 (14.97%) Machine Learning
4 16 (10.88%) Open Source
5 13 (8.84%) SDLC
6 11 (7.48%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.48%) Resource Management
6 11 (7.48%) TDD
7 10 (6.80%) OOP
8 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.12%) Data Management
9 8 (5.44%) OO
9 8 (5.44%) CRM
9 8 (5.44%) Project Management
9 8 (5.44%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.76%) Validation
11 6 (4.08%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (4.08%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (3.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 77 (52.38%) C#
2 65 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 41 (27.89%) SQL
4 39 (26.53%) Java
5 31 (21.09%) Python
6 23 (15.65%) R
7 18 (12.24%) VB
8 10 (6.80%) Ruby
9 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.76%) PHP
11 4 (2.72%) C
11 4 (2.72%) C++
12 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.36%) VB6
13 2 (1.36%) Delphi
14 1 (0.68%) VBScript
14 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CCA
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 24 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (14.97%) StatsD
3 1 (0.68%) Oozie
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle
3 23 (15.65%) Teradata
4 22 (14.97%) Citrix
5 21 (14.29%) Tableau
6 20 (13.61%) Apigee
6 20 (13.61%) Mashery
7 7 (4.76%) IBM
8 6 (4.08%) Cognos
9 4 (2.72%) SAP
10 3 (2.04%) Syclo
11 2 (1.36%) Sculptor
11 2 (1.36%) Progress
11 2 (1.36%) Twitter
12 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.68%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.68%) Apple
12 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
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