The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 8 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 19.51% 21.43% 27.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 66.67% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £240 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
.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 Macclesfield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 29.27% 32.14% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 13
Average daily rate £325 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.11%
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Macclesfield region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Macclesfield region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) WinForms
3 11 (44.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 9 (36.00%) Windows
6 8 (32.00%) Back Office
6 8 (32.00%) VB
7 7 (28.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
10 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.00%) Degree
10 1 (4.00%) PKI
10 1 (4.00%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
10 1 (4.00%) Dojo
10 1 (4.00%) WCF
10 1 (4.00%) XAML
10 1 (4.00%) OO
10 1 (4.00%) LDAP
10 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.00%) IIS
10 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
10 1 (4.00%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (4.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 10 (40.00%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Software Development Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) WinForms
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Dojo
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.00%) WinRT
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (8.00%) MVC
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) OO
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) VB
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) XAML
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft