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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 75 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 84 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 1.37% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 5.24% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 25
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
.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
1039 821 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.33% 26.08% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 532 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 23 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.23 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 47 £325 -7.14% 36
Cheshire +1 18 £319 -8.92% 14
Lancashire +6 8 £500 +81.81% 4
Merseyside - 4 £321 - 5
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 111 (93.28%) C#
3 67 (56.30%) SQL Server
3 67 (56.30%) MVC
4 57 (47.90%) SQL
5 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET
6 53 (44.54%) Entity Framework
7 49 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (36.13%) HTML
10 35 (29.41%) XML
11 34 (28.57%) CSS
11 34 (28.57%) Web Services
11 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 33 (27.73%) jQuery
13 32 (26.89%) WCF
13 32 (26.89%) Visual Studio
13 32 (26.89%) TDD
14 30 (25.21%) AngularJS
15 29 (24.37%) T-SQL
15 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (24.37%) HTML5
16 25 (21.01%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (21.01%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (19.33%) Unit Testing
18 22 (18.49%) JSON
18 22 (18.49%) EPiServer
19 21 (17.65%) OO
20 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web API
21 19 (15.97%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (15.13%) CMS
2 11 (9.24%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.04%) Node.js
5 4 (3.36%) IIS
5 4 (3.36%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.52%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) SaaS
3 3 (2.52%) GitHub
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (56.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.68%) Big Data
8 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.68%) GIS
8 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.84%) MySQL
9 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Visual Studio
2 25 (21.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.24%) SpecFlow
5 10 (8.40%) MSTest
6 6 (5.04%) ClearCase
6 6 (5.04%) Grunt
7 5 (4.20%) Moq
7 5 (4.20%) NUnit
7 5 (4.20%) Subversion
8 4 (3.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (3.36%) Rational Robot
8 4 (3.36%) Xcode
9 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.52%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.52%) JIRA
9 3 (2.52%) Maven
9 3 (2.52%) NuGet
9 3 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Games
3 3 (2.52%) Legal
3 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Avionics
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Military
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Billing
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (85.71%) Developer
2 59 (49.58%) .NET Developer
3 46 (38.66%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.72%) HTML Developer
7 8 (6.72%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Angular Developer
9 6 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (4.20%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (46.22%) ASP.NET
3 53 (44.54%) Entity Framework
4 43 (36.13%) HTML
5 35 (29.41%) XML
6 34 (28.57%) CSS
6 34 (28.57%) Web Services
7 33 (27.73%) jQuery
8 32 (26.89%) WCF
9 30 (25.21%) AngularJS
10 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (24.37%) HTML5
11 22 (18.49%) JSON
12 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (14.29%) SOAP
13 17 (14.29%) XSLT
14 15 (12.61%) CSS3
15 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 8 (6.72%) Ajax
16 8 (6.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.88%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.20%) Replication
6 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Unix
3 4 (3.36%) Android
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.84%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (56.30%) MVC
2 45 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.89%) TDD
4 23 (19.33%) Unit Testing
5 21 (17.65%) OO
6 19 (15.97%) Scrum
7 17 (14.29%) OOP
8 15 (12.61%) Front End Development
9 13 (10.92%) BDD
9 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.08%) Translating Business Requirements
11 11 (9.24%) OWASP
11 11 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (9.24%) Web Testing
12 9 (7.56%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.56%) Workflow
13 8 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.72%) Process Management
13 8 (6.72%) Web Development
14 7 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 111 (93.28%) C#
2 57 (47.90%) SQL
3 49 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (24.37%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.76%) C++
6 11 (9.24%) Java
7 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.72%) VB
9 5 (4.20%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.20%) XPath
10 4 (3.36%) VB6
11 3 (2.52%) FQL
11 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.68%) PHP
12 2 (1.68%) Python
12 2 (1.68%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) HND
3 1 (0.84%) ISEB
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) WCAG
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.68%) StatsD
Vendors
1 34 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.49%) EPiServer
3 11 (9.24%) Sitecore
4 8 (6.72%) Oracle
5 5 (4.20%) Capita
6 4 (3.36%) Appcelerator
6 4 (3.36%) DevExpress
6 4 (3.36%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.52%) Google
7 3 (2.52%) OpenText
7 3 (2.52%) Telerik
8 2 (1.68%) Apigee
8 2 (1.68%) BEA
8 2 (1.68%) Citrix
8 2 (1.68%) Mashery
8 2 (1.68%) Tableau
8 2 (1.68%) Teradata
9 1 (0.84%) Apple
9 1 (0.84%) Motorola
9 1 (0.84%) SOTI
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