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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 87 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 52 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 2.08% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.47% 7.41% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £405 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £40.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.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
804 796 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.04% 28.11% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 446 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.98 £16.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -4 30 £325 -8.77% 25
Cheshire -1 16 £350 +16.66% 21
Lancashire -20 4 £275 - 5
Merseyside -13 1 £300 +2.12% 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (80.81%) C#
3 61 (61.62%) SQL Server
4 60 (60.61%) ASP.NET
5 55 (55.56%) MVC
6 54 (54.55%) HTML
7 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
8 50 (50.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 44 (44.44%) SQL
10 42 (42.42%) CSS
11 40 (40.40%) jQuery
12 35 (35.35%) Web Services
13 33 (33.33%) Visual Studio
14 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
17 26 (26.26%) Windows
17 26 (26.26%) LINQ
18 24 (24.24%) WCF
19 23 (23.23%) XML
20 22 (22.22%) OO
21 20 (20.20%) T-SQL
22 19 (19.19%) Finance
23 17 (17.17%) HTML5
24 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008
25 15 (15.15%) WPF
26 14 (14.14%) CSS3
27 13 (13.13%) Ajax
27 13 (13.13%) Java
28 12 (12.12%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
1 10 (10.10%) Umbraco
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 3 (3.03%) SAS
3 3 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.03%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) CTI
2 2 (2.02%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (61.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.04%) SQLite
5 4 (4.04%) Big Data
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.03%) DB2
6 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.02%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.02%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.09%) Subversion
2 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.06%) MSTest
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
5 3 (3.03%) Xcode
5 3 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.02%) Maven
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
4 2 (2.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (89.90%) Developer
2 47 (47.47%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.24%) C# Developer
4 18 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Android Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Umbraco Developer
11 3 (3.03%) iOS Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Siebel Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (2.02%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.02%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (60.61%) ASP.NET
3 54 (54.55%) HTML
4 50 (50.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 42 (42.42%) CSS
6 40 (40.40%) jQuery
7 35 (35.35%) Web Services
8 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (26.26%) LINQ
10 24 (24.24%) WCF
11 23 (23.23%) XML
12 17 (17.17%) HTML5
13 15 (15.15%) WPF
14 14 (14.14%) CSS3
15 13 (13.13%) Ajax
16 12 (12.12%) REST
17 10 (10.10%) JSON
18 8 (8.08%) RESTful
18 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 8 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.04%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) W3C
4 2 (2.02%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) DTV
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Phone
3 4 (4.04%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) MVC
2 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.22%) OO
4 12 (12.12%) SOA
5 11 (11.11%) TDD
6 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
6 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.09%) Web Development
8 8 (8.08%) Scrum
9 7 (7.07%) Refactoring
9 7 (7.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (6.06%) Web Design
11 5 (5.05%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.05%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) BDD
12 4 (4.04%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.04%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (4.04%) Memory Management
12 4 (4.04%) ATDD
12 4 (4.04%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.81%) C#
2 51 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 44 (44.44%) SQL
4 20 (20.20%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.13%) Java
6 7 (7.07%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.05%) XPath
9 4 (4.04%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.04%) VB
10 3 (3.03%) VBScript
11 2 (2.02%) PHP
11 2 (2.02%) C++
11 2 (2.02%) XAML
11 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.01%) R
12 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) MCSE
3 2 (2.02%) CCNA
3 2 (2.02%) CCDA
3 2 (2.02%) CCDP
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.01%) MCPD
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) UAG
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) Kony
4 3 (3.03%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.03%) Siebel
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco
5 2 (2.02%) CosmoCom
5 2 (2.02%) Actuate
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.01%) Telerik
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago