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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 91 52 81
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +29
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 52 89 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 3.11% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 10.74% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 24
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -4.51%
.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
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 August 2014.

.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 August 2014. 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
Manchester -10 32 £325 - 33
Cheshire -17 10 £320 +6.66% 13
Merseyside -9 6 £350 +16.66% 8
Lancashire -25 1 - - 4
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (91.11%) C#
3 66 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 58 (64.44%) SQL Server
5 54 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 52 (57.78%) MVC
7 50 (55.56%) HTML
8 46 (51.11%) JavaScript
9 44 (48.89%) CSS
10 37 (41.11%) jQuery
11 31 (34.44%) Web Services
12 30 (33.33%) Visual Studio
13 29 (32.22%) WCF
14 28 (31.11%) SQL
15 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
16 26 (28.89%) LINQ
16 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 25 (27.78%) WPF
18 24 (26.67%) Windows
19 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (20.00%) HTML5
21 16 (17.78%) OO
22 15 (16.67%) XML
23 13 (14.44%) WinForms
23 13 (14.44%) TDD
24 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
24 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
25 11 (12.22%) Ajax
25 11 (12.22%) Scrum
25 11 (12.22%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.89%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.33%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Intranet
1 3 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.22%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.11%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.78%) Subversion
3 7 (7.78%) MSTest
4 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.11%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.11%) T4 Templates
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (95.56%) Developer
2 50 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 30 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 21 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) VB Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.33%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
10 2 (2.22%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.22%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (2.22%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Junior C# Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 54 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 50 (55.56%) HTML
5 44 (48.89%) CSS
6 37 (41.11%) jQuery
7 31 (34.44%) Web Services
8 29 (32.22%) WCF
9 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (28.89%) LINQ
10 25 (27.78%) WPF
11 18 (20.00%) HTML5
12 15 (16.67%) XML
13 13 (14.44%) WinForms
14 11 (12.22%) Ajax
15 10 (11.11%) CSS3
16 9 (10.00%) REST
16 9 (10.00%) NHibernate
17 7 (7.78%) JSON
17 7 (7.78%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.22%) RIA
3 1 (1.11%) Open Source
3 1 (1.11%) Social Media
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.78%) MVC
2 16 (17.78%) OO
3 13 (14.44%) TDD
4 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.22%) Scrum
6 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) MVVM
8 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.44%) OOD
8 4 (4.44%) SOA
9 3 (3.33%) CRM
9 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.33%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.33%) Pair Programming
9 3 (3.33%) User Stories
9 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.33%) Stress Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.22%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (91.11%) C#
2 46 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 28 (31.11%) SQL
4 10 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.89%) VB
7 5 (5.56%) VB6
8 3 (3.33%) XAML
8 3 (3.33%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) Java
9 2 (2.22%) VBScript
9 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.22%) VC++
10 1 (1.11%) R
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Sybase
3 2 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) Siebel
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
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