The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.39% 5.26% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 30.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £440 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.93% +38.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £348 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £448 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 35.59% 17.54% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
Average daily rate £375 £440 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +53.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) JNDI
4 5 (45.45%) JMS
4 5 (45.45%) CICS
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) DB2
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) JDBC
4 5 (45.45%) JSP
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 5 (45.45%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (9.09%) DTS
4 1 (9.09%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) JNDI
1 5 (45.45%) JMS
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) JDBC
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos