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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing .NET 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.42% 5.41% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 73.33% 29.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
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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
15 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 22.39% 18.24% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 8
Average daily rate £439 £381 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.14% +23.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £629
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 29 August 2014.

.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 29 August 2014, 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 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Clustering
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) JMS
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) JDBC
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) JNDI
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) MCTS
5 3 (23.08%) MCITP
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (7.69%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Intranet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) JMS
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) JDBC
1 4 (30.77%) JSP
1 4 (30.77%) JNDI
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) VB6
6 1 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCTS
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft