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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.67% 3.53% 8.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 62.96% 16.67% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £366 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -16.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +25.00%
.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
27 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 36.00% 21.18% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
Median daily rate £425 £375 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

.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 25 June 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 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 27 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (86.67%) TDD
2 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 26 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (86.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (86.67%) Code Coverage
3 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) SpecFlow
4 21 (70.00%) TestComplete
5 20 (66.67%) Degree
5 20 (66.67%) DevOps
6 17 (56.67%) Java
7 14 (46.67%) Finance
8 9 (30.00%) Migration
9 8 (26.67%) Citrix
9 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (26.67%) CCEA
10 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
10 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 6 (20.00%) Gradle
11 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (13.33%) JIRA
13 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
13 3 (10.00%) Puppet
14 2 (6.67%) HTML
14 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
14 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio

.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 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (86.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (73.33%) SpecFlow
3 21 (70.00%) TestComplete
4 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (23.33%) TeamCity
5 6 (20.00%) Gradle
5 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (13.33%) JIRA
7 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 10 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Developer
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Architect
9 2 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Java Integration Consultant
10 1 (3.33%) Java Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CAML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) WinForms
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (86.67%) Code Coverage
1 26 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
1 26 (86.67%) Software Engineering
1 26 (86.67%) TDD
1 26 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 20 (66.67%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Content Management
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) SDLC
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) CCEA
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix