The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Knutsford region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.96% 4.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.54% 23.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.81% 18.58% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
Average daily rate £439 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
.NET
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.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) JNDI
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JDBC
3 3 (27.27%) JSP
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) JMS
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JNDI
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) JDBC
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) JMS
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle