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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 84 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 73 58 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.27% 1.39% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 5.89% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 36
Median daily rate £350 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.94%
.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
975 985 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.35% 23.53% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 599 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 34 £350 +12.00% 22
Cheshire +9 13 £331 +1.92% 10
Lancashire +3 10 £265 +32.50% 7
Merseyside +7 8 £370 +23.33% 6
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (88.28%) C#
3 83 (64.84%) Entity Framework
4 82 (64.06%) ASP.NET
5 79 (61.72%) JavaScript
6 77 (60.16%) MVC
7 67 (52.34%) SQL Server
8 66 (51.56%) HTML
9 65 (50.78%) CSS
10 63 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (44.53%) SQL
12 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (24.22%) Scrum
14 30 (23.44%) jQuery
15 27 (21.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (21.09%) AngularJS
16 25 (19.53%) XML
17 24 (18.75%) WinForms
17 24 (18.75%) Umbraco
18 23 (17.97%) CMS
19 22 (17.19%) Web Development
19 22 (17.19%) NoSQL
20 21 (16.41%) HTML5
20 21 (16.41%) TDD
21 20 (15.63%) Web Services
22 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (14.06%) T-SQL
24 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
24 17 (13.28%) Unit Testing
24 17 (13.28%) Xamarin

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (18.75%) Umbraco
2 23 (17.97%) CMS
3 13 (10.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.91%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Intranet
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (52.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) NoSQL
3 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 6 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.13%) MySQL
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.56%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (21.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (13.28%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.69%) Moq
5 5 (3.91%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.91%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.91%) NUnit
5 5 (3.91%) Rational Robot
5 5 (3.91%) Subversion
6 4 (3.13%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) WiX
8 1 (0.78%) Grunt
8 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.78%) Protractor
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (93.75%) Developer
2 95 (74.22%) .NET Developer
3 69 (53.91%) C# Developer
4 60 (46.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 19 (14.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (14.84%) SQL Developer
8 16 (12.50%) Senior Developer
9 15 (11.72%) Web Developer
10 14 (10.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (10.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 14 (10.94%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (9.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.38%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.38%) Senior SQL Developer
12 11 (8.59%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (7.81%) NoSQL Developer
13 10 (7.81%) Software Developer
13 10 (7.81%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (64.84%) Entity Framework
3 82 (64.06%) ASP.NET
4 66 (51.56%) HTML
5 65 (50.78%) CSS
6 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (23.44%) jQuery
8 27 (21.09%) AngularJS
9 25 (19.53%) XML
10 24 (18.75%) WinForms
11 21 (16.41%) HTML5
12 20 (15.63%) Web Services
13 16 (12.50%) WCF
14 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (10.94%) NHibernate
15 14 (10.94%) SOAP
16 13 (10.16%) Gherkin
17 12 (9.38%) WPF
18 9 (7.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Fintech
4 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.56%) iPad
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Windows
2 4 (3.13%) Linux
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (60.16%) MVC
2 63 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.22%) Scrum
4 22 (17.19%) Web Development
5 21 (16.41%) TDD
6 17 (13.28%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.50%) BDD
8 15 (11.72%) Project Management
9 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.38%) Front End Development
10 12 (9.38%) SDLC
11 10 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (7.03%) Content Management
13 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.69%) Automated Testing
15 5 (3.91%) ERP
16 3 (2.34%) E-Commerce
16 3 (2.34%) ETL
16 3 (2.34%) OO
16 3 (2.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 113 (88.28%) C#
2 79 (61.72%) JavaScript
3 57 (44.53%) SQL
4 18 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.72%) VB
6 13 (10.16%) VB6
7 11 (8.59%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.34%) Java
9 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.56%) Python
10 2 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) Degree
1 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Xamarin
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle
2 13 (10.16%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.56%) Perforce
5 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.78%) Zend
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