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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 116 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 34 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.68% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 7.06% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
835 722 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 23.77% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 442 416
Average daily rate £370 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -40 12 £325 - 35
Lancashire +11 6 £375 +47.78% 7
Cumbria -15 6 - -
Cheshire -6 5 £363 +13.28% 15
Merseyside -12 2 £319 -0.39% 7
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (68.13%) C#
3 52 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 49 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 49 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 44 (48.35%) Entity Framework
6 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
7 40 (43.96%) MVC
8 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (30.77%) WCF
9 28 (30.77%) jQuery
9 28 (30.77%) SQL
10 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (26.37%) Scrum
12 23 (25.27%) HTML
13 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
14 19 (20.88%) CSS
15 18 (19.78%) Visual Studio
15 18 (19.78%) LINQ
15 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
16 17 (18.68%) Ajax
16 17 (18.68%) Oracle
17 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (15.38%) VB
19 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 12 (13.19%) Web Services
20 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
21 11 (12.09%) N-Tier
22 10 (10.99%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.99%) IIS
3 8 (8.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (8.79%) Node.js
3 8 (8.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.30%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.10%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.59%) IaaS
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) ATM
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.99%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.49%) Big Data
9 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.30%) OLAP
10 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.10%) SQLite
12 1 (1.10%) MySQL
12 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.10%) Xcode
4 1 (1.10%) NUnit
4 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.10%) MSTest
4 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Banking
2 1 (1.10%) Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (79.12%) Developer
2 45 (49.45%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.48%) C# Developer
4 10 (10.99%) .NET Team Leader
4 10 (10.99%) Software Development Team Leader
4 10 (10.99%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (10.99%) CRM Developer
4 10 (10.99%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Team Leader
4 10 (10.99%) Development Team Leader
5 9 (9.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 44 (48.35%) Entity Framework
4 28 (30.77%) jQuery
4 28 (30.77%) WCF
5 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (25.27%) HTML
7 19 (20.88%) CSS
8 18 (19.78%) LINQ
9 17 (18.68%) Ajax
10 12 (13.19%) Web Services
10 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (7.69%) XML
13 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (4.40%) NHibernate
15 3 (3.30%) WPF
15 3 (3.30%) SOAP
15 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.49%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.30%) Tandem
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.30%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Android
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) MVC
2 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.37%) Scrum
4 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
5 10 (10.99%) Resource Management
5 10 (10.99%) Open Source
5 10 (10.99%) OOP
5 10 (10.99%) CRM
6 8 (8.79%) TDD
7 6 (6.59%) OO
7 6 (6.59%) Machine Learning
8 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.49%) SDLC
9 3 (3.30%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.30%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.30%) Workflow
9 3 (3.30%) Load Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Web Development
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (68.13%) C#
2 52 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.77%) SQL
4 14 (15.38%) VB
5 8 (8.79%) Java
5 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.69%) R
7 6 (6.59%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) XPath
9 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.10%) VB6
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.59%) StatsD
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Citrix
3 6 (6.59%) Tableau
3 6 (6.59%) Teradata
3 6 (6.59%) Apigee
3 6 (6.59%) Mashery
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) Kony
5 1 (1.10%) Nintex
5 1 (1.10%) Apple
5 1 (1.10%) Cognos
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