The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 99 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 58 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 1.70% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 7.01% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 32
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £309 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
.NET Framework
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
895 756 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.93% 24.23% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 443 334
Average daily rate £363 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £21.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £45.00 £145.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 20 £400 -4.47% 19
Manchester -19 20 £325 -7.14% 33
Lancashire +11 10 £380 +33.33% 9
Cumbria -9 6 - -
Merseyside -14 2 £285 - 3
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (81.19%) C#
3 58 (57.43%) Entity Framework
4 57 (56.44%) SQL Server
4 57 (56.44%) MVC
5 55 (54.46%) JavaScript
6 54 (53.47%) ASP.NET
7 40 (39.60%) jQuery
8 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
9 34 (33.66%) SQL
9 34 (33.66%) HTML
9 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (29.70%) CSS
12 29 (28.71%) WCF
13 25 (24.75%) Visual Studio
13 25 (24.75%) LINQ
14 22 (21.78%) Web Services
15 19 (18.81%) XML
16 18 (17.82%) Ajax
16 18 (17.82%) Scrum
17 15 (14.85%) Oracle
17 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
18 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (13.86%) OO
19 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
19 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (10.89%) TDD

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.92%) Node.js
3 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) IaaS
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Office 365
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) ATM
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (56.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.93%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.94%) Big Data
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.96%) OLAP
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.99%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) NUnit
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.96%) Subversion
4 4 (3.96%) JMeter
5 3 (2.97%) MSTest
5 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Xcode
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.99%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (81.19%) Developer
2 51 (50.50%) .NET Developer
3 29 (28.71%) C# Developer
4 24 (23.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (14.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Software Team Leader
6 8 (7.92%) .NET Team Leader
6 8 (7.92%) Software Development Team Leader
6 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.92%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (5.94%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.95%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Digital Technical Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (57.43%) Entity Framework
3 54 (53.47%) ASP.NET
4 40 (39.60%) jQuery
5 34 (33.66%) HTML
5 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (29.70%) CSS
7 29 (28.71%) WCF
8 25 (24.75%) LINQ
9 22 (21.78%) Web Services
10 19 (18.81%) XML
11 18 (17.82%) Ajax
12 14 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
14 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (7.92%) CSS3
16 7 (6.93%) RESTful
16 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 5 (4.95%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.92%) Open Source
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Tandem
6 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.97%) User Experience
6 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.98%) W3C
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) NHS
8 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (56.44%) MVC
2 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.82%) Scrum
4 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
5 14 (13.86%) OO
6 11 (10.89%) TDD
7 9 (8.91%) Web Development
8 8 (7.92%) Resource Management
8 8 (7.92%) OOP
9 6 (5.94%) Machine Learning
9 6 (5.94%) Workflow
10 5 (4.95%) CRM
10 5 (4.95%) SOA
10 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.96%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (3.96%) Load Testing
11 4 (3.96%) Software Architecture
11 4 (3.96%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (3.96%) BDD
12 3 (2.97%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (81.19%) C#
2 55 (54.46%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.66%) SQL
4 10 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.91%) VB
5 9 (8.91%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) R
6 6 (5.94%) Python
7 4 (3.96%) XPath
8 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.98%) Ruby
9 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) MCPD
3 1 (0.99%) MCSE
3 1 (0.99%) CCNA
3 1 (0.99%) CCDA
3 1 (0.99%) CCDP
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) StatsD
1 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (35.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle
3 6 (5.94%) Apigee
3 6 (5.94%) Mashery
3 6 (5.94%) Tableau
3 6 (5.94%) Citrix
3 6 (5.94%) Teradata
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Cognos
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Nintex
5 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.99%) Kony
5 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago