The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 15.69% 4.76% 17.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 72.73% 25.00% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £413 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £366 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
.NET
Cheshire

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
11 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 21.57% 19.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 9
Median daily rate £388 £411 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 22 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 21 (80.77%) Code Coverage
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
2 21 (80.77%) Software Engineering
2 21 (80.77%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (73.08%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) SpecFlow
4 18 (69.23%) DevOps
4 18 (69.23%) TestComplete
5 17 (65.38%) Degree
6 15 (57.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (50.00%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 6 (23.08%) Gradle
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (19.23%) CCEA
10 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
12 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
12 3 (11.54%) Puppet
13 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (7.69%) JavaScript

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (80.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (73.08%) SpecFlow
3 18 (69.23%) TestComplete
4 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 6 (23.08%) Gradle
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (15.38%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) Vagrant
9 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Consultant
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps Consultant
3 10 (38.46%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Developer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
9 1 (3.85%) Cryptography Specialist
9 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CAML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) WinForms
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (80.77%) Code Coverage
1 21 (80.77%) Continuous Integration
1 21 (80.77%) Software Engineering
1 21 (80.77%) TDD
1 21 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 18 (69.23%) DevOps
3 15 (57.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) CCEA
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle