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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.22% 8.77% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
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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
33 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 45.21% 43.86% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 8
Average daily rate £440 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 3 March 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) JNDI
4 5 (41.67%) CICS
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (41.67%) JMS
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) DB2
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) JDBC
4 5 (41.67%) JSP
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (41.67%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) JDBC
1 5 (41.67%) JSP
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) JMS
1 5 (41.67%) JNDI
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) IBM