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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 5.56% 7.69% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£368 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £291 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £439 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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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
20 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.22% 12.82% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 11
Average daily rate £375 £439 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% +13.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £395 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £445 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

.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
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 1 July 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (50.00%) Code Coverage
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) CICS
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (12.50%) DTS
7 1 (12.50%) JMS
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) VB
7 1 (12.50%) J2EE
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (12.50%) DTS
1 1 (12.50%) ReportNet
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) JDBC
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata