The table below looks at the statistics for ASP.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 ASP.NET over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 61 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 31 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.81% 2.60% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.75% 8.93% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 13
Average daily rate £500 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -
ASP.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
318 291 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.78% 29.13% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 204 86
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cheshire region.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cheshire region.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 18 £500 +53.84% 7
Chester 0 3 - - 4
Crewe +5 2 £374 -
Knutsford -15 1 - - 1
Congleton - 1 - -
ASP.NET
North West

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (81.82%) C#
3 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 27 (49.09%) MVC
5 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
6 24 (43.64%) jQuery
7 22 (40.00%) HTML
7 22 (40.00%) CSS
7 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) Web Development
9 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
11 14 (25.45%) SharePoint
12 13 (23.64%) Web Services
12 13 (23.64%) Entity Framework
13 12 (21.82%) CSS3
13 12 (21.82%) HTML5
13 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
13 12 (21.82%) TDD
13 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (20.00%) Open Source
15 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (16.36%) Finance
16 9 (16.36%) CRM
16 9 (16.36%) User Experience
17 8 (14.55%) Line Management
17 8 (14.55%) Analytics

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) GeoServer
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) GIS
3 7 (12.73%) QGIS
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) Moq
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Local Government
3 5 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 22 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (29.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (21.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (20.00%) Web Developer
7 8 (14.55%) Technical Leader
8 7 (12.73%) GIS Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Architect
9 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
10 5 (9.09%) Applications Developer
10 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Lead Web Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Digital Architect
11 4 (7.27%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) jQuery
3 22 (40.00%) CSS
3 22 (40.00%) HTML
4 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 13 (23.64%) Entity Framework
6 13 (23.64%) Web Services
7 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (21.82%) CSS3
7 12 (21.82%) HTML5
8 8 (14.55%) Ajax
8 8 (14.55%) Middleware
9 7 (12.73%) CAML
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (10.91%) WCF
11 5 (9.09%) XML
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
12 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) MVC
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) Web Development
4 12 (21.82%) TDD
5 11 (20.00%) Open Source
6 9 (16.36%) CRM
7 8 (14.55%) Analytics
7 8 (14.55%) Line Management
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
7 8 (14.55%) SEO
8 7 (12.73%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
9 6 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (9.09%) Data Management
10 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.09%) OWASP
10 5 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) C#
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
6 7 (12.73%) Python
6 7 (12.73%) VB
7 6 (10.91%) FQL
7 6 (10.91%) Java
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 6 (10.91%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.27%) DevExpress
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 3 (5.45%) Telerik
6 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.82%) SAP