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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.43% 3.23% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.13% 13.33% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£425 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.90%
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 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
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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
32 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 47.76% 24.19% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
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 £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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 23 January 2015.

.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 23 January 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) DB2
4 6 (40.00%) JDBC
4 6 (40.00%) JSP
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) JMS
4 6 (40.00%) CICS
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) JNDI
4 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (40.00%) CICS
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) ATM
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ATM Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) JDBC
1 6 (40.00%) JSP
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (40.00%) JMS
1 6 (40.00%) JNDI
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle