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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 143 86 47
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -39
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 26 50 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.63% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 6.47% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 59
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 £303 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
.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
1078 773 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.75% 25.24% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 450 450
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -42 7 £325 - 43
Lancashire -10 5 £325 - 8
Merseyside -10 5 £313 -10.71% 10
Cheshire -22 2 £344 +7.42% 18
Cumbria - 2 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (64.29%) C#
3 50 (59.52%) JavaScript
4 49 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
6 38 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 35 (41.67%) MVC
8 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (39.29%) Entity Framework
10 28 (33.33%) SQL
11 27 (32.14%) WCF
12 26 (30.95%) SharePoint
13 25 (29.76%) jQuery
14 24 (28.57%) Scrum
14 24 (28.57%) HTML
15 22 (26.19%) CSS
16 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (20.24%) Web Services
19 16 (19.05%) VB
19 16 (19.05%) Oracle
19 16 (19.05%) Unit Testing
20 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 14 (16.67%) Ajax
21 13 (15.48%) LINQ
21 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
22 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
22 12 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
22 12 (14.29%) Java
22 12 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.10%) IIS
3 9 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (10.71%) Node.js
3 9 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.38%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.19%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.33%) IaaS
2 6 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.76%) GitHub
4 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) ATM
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.14%) Big Data
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.19%) MySQL
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 4 (4.76%) Hudson
4 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) Subversion
6 2 (2.38%) NUnit
6 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.19%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.38%) Electronics
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (77.38%) Developer
2 37 (44.05%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.10%) CRM Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 8 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
7 8 (9.52%) .NET Team Leader
7 8 (9.52%) Software Development Team Leader
7 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Analyst
11 4 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Digital Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 33 (39.29%) Entity Framework
4 27 (32.14%) WCF
5 25 (29.76%) jQuery
6 24 (28.57%) HTML
7 22 (26.19%) CSS
8 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (20.24%) Web Services
10 14 (16.67%) Ajax
11 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
11 13 (15.48%) LINQ
12 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (8.33%) REST
14 7 (8.33%) SOAP
15 5 (5.95%) XML
15 5 (5.95%) HTML5
15 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (4.76%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) N-Tier
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.57%) Tandem
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) DTV
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) UNIX
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 4 (4.76%) Windows
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) MVC
2 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.57%) Scrum
4 16 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.29%) CRM
6 11 (13.10%) TDD
7 8 (9.52%) Resource Management
7 8 (9.52%) Open Source
7 8 (9.52%) OOP
8 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) Workflow
10 4 (4.76%) Data Management
11 3 (3.57%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.57%) Migration
11 3 (3.57%) OO
11 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (64.29%) C#
2 50 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) VB
5 12 (14.29%) Java
6 8 (9.52%) R
7 7 (8.33%) Python
8 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.76%) FQL
10 2 (2.38%) Ruby
11 1 (1.19%) VB6
11 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 38 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Citrix
3 7 (8.33%) Teradata
3 7 (8.33%) Tableau
3 7 (8.33%) Apigee
3 7 (8.33%) Mashery
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) Nintex
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
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