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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 126 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 37 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.38% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 6.25% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 21
Median daily rate £350 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £227 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £42.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.52% +26.86%
.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
950 816 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.33% 22.10% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 536 417
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

.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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -7 19 £375 +15.38% 32
Merseyside +3 7 £323 +7.94% 5
Cheshire -17 7 £363 -9.37% 14
Lancashire -10 1 - - 1
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (78.13%) C#
3 56 (58.33%) MVC
4 45 (46.88%) Entity Framework
5 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
7 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET
7 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
9 26 (27.08%) jQuery
10 25 (26.04%) SQL
11 23 (23.96%) HTML
11 23 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (23.96%) AngularJS
12 22 (22.92%) CSS
13 21 (21.88%) Web Development
14 19 (19.79%) WCF
14 19 (19.79%) XML
14 19 (19.79%) Windows
14 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (18.75%) TDD
16 17 (17.71%) Scrum
16 17 (17.71%) Unit Testing
17 14 (14.58%) WPF
17 14 (14.58%) Finance
17 14 (14.58%) Java
17 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
18 13 (13.54%) OO
18 13 (13.54%) Linux

.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 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.38%) CMS
2 9 (9.38%) IIS
3 7 (7.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.25%) Apache
4 6 (6.25%) JBoss
4 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) DNS
2 6 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) Intranet
4 1 (1.04%) RS-232
4 1 (1.04%) RS-422
4 1 (1.04%) RS-485
4 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 9 (9.38%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (2.08%) GIS
7 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.04%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.29%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.21%) Subversion
5 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) Moq
7 2 (2.08%) NUnit
7 2 (2.08%) Rational Robot
7 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.04%) Appium
8 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) Grunt
8 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.04%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Games
3 3 (3.13%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Avionics
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Military
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (73.96%) Developer
2 43 (44.79%) .NET Developer
3 36 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 22 (22.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Architect
5 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Agile Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.25%) WPF Developer
10 5 (5.21%) C# Application Developer
10 5 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (46.88%) Entity Framework
3 33 (34.38%) ASP.NET
4 26 (27.08%) jQuery
5 23 (23.96%) AngularJS
5 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (23.96%) HTML
6 22 (22.92%) CSS
7 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (19.79%) WCF
7 19 (19.79%) XML
8 14 (14.58%) WPF
9 12 (12.50%) Web Services
10 11 (11.46%) CSS3
10 11 (11.46%) HTML5
11 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (7.29%) JSON
13 7 (7.29%) SOAP
14 6 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.25%) PMI
2 6 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.13%) Social Media
4 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Unix
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.33%) MVC
2 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.88%) Web Development
4 18 (18.75%) TDD
5 17 (17.71%) Scrum
5 17 (17.71%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.54%) OO
7 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 12 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (11.46%) BDD
8 11 (11.46%) OOP
9 10 (10.42%) Use Case
10 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.33%) OWASP
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
12 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
12 6 (6.25%) ITIL
12 6 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.13%) C#
2 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.04%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) Java
4 14 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.33%) C++
5 8 (8.33%) PHP
5 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.29%) VB
7 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.17%) Python
8 4 (4.17%) XAML
9 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.08%) R
11 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.04%) C
11 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.04%) VB6
11 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) MCITP
2 6 (6.25%) MCTS
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.25%) RHCE
3 4 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) ISEB
4 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) WCAG
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) UAG
3 4 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Puppet
1 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 7 (7.29%) EPiServer
5 6 (6.25%) Brocade
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.17%) Apigee
6 4 (4.17%) Capita
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) Mashery
7 3 (3.13%) Twitter
8 2 (2.08%) Apple
8 2 (2.08%) Google
8 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 2 (2.08%) Tableau
8 2 (2.08%) Teradata
9 1 (1.04%) Perforce
9 1 (1.04%) SOTI
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