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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.73% 3.51% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.00% 13.33% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £410 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -6.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
50 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 38.76% 26.32% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £357 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 28 April 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (89.47%) MS Excel
2 17 (89.47%) Code Coverage
2 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
4 13 (68.42%) TestComplete
5 12 (63.16%) Degree
6 11 (57.89%) DevOps
6 11 (57.89%) Finance
7 9 (47.37%) Java
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix
9 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (31.58%) CCEA
10 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
11 3 (15.79%) Gradle
12 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
12 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
13 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
13 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (5.26%) Office 365
13 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
13 1 (5.26%) User Experience

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (89.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (73.68%) SpecFlow
3 13 (68.42%) TestComplete
4 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
5 3 (15.79%) Gradle
6 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CAML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) Code Coverage
1 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) CCEA
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix