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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.76% 1.96% 11.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 11.11% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
5 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.90% 17.65% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 26 September 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (78.95%) Code Coverage
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) DevOps
3 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
3 14 (73.68%) TestComplete
4 13 (68.42%) Degree
5 11 (57.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 6 (31.58%) Gradle
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (15.79%) CCEA
10 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
10 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
10 3 (15.79%) Puppet
11 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (10.53%) C++

.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:

Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
2 14 (73.68%) TestComplete
3 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) Gradle
4 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
7 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
8 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Integration Consultant
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Developer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Application Security Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Cryptography Specialist
8 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (78.95%) Code Coverage
1 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (78.95%) DevOps
1 15 (78.95%) Software Engineering
1 15 (78.95%) TDD
1 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CCEA
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle