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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 90 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 42 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.86% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 6.60% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 29
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
.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
798 773 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.45% 28.21% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 430 461
Average daily rate £350 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 +11 31 £333 -2.91% 31
Cheshire -7 10 £350 +12.00% 21
Lancashire -19 1 £275 - 12
Merseyside - - - - 12
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (85.39%) C#
3 55 (61.80%) SQL Server
4 52 (58.43%) MVC
5 51 (57.30%) JavaScript
6 50 (56.18%) HTML
6 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET
7 42 (47.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 41 (46.07%) CSS
8 41 (46.07%) SQL
9 39 (43.82%) jQuery
10 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (30.34%) Visual Studio
13 26 (29.21%) Web Services
14 24 (26.97%) XML
15 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
16 19 (21.35%) LINQ
17 17 (19.10%) OO
17 17 (19.10%) Windows
17 17 (19.10%) T-SQL
18 16 (17.98%) WCF
18 16 (17.98%) HTML5
18 16 (17.98%) CSS3
19 15 (16.85%) Ajax
19 15 (16.85%) Finance
20 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (14.61%) Java
21 13 (14.61%) SOA
22 12 (13.48%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.11%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.62%) IIS
4 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.37%) SAS
4 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.25%) JBoss
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) CTI
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) AMQP
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (61.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.49%) SQLite
4 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Big Data
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (2.25%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.62%) NUnit
3 5 (5.62%) Subversion
4 3 (3.37%) Xcode
4 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.25%) MSTest
5 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (87.64%) Developer
2 41 (46.07%) .NET Developer
3 26 (29.21%) C# Developer
4 21 (23.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (16.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (12.36%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Siebel Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) iOS Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Umbraco Developer
11 3 (3.37%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
12 2 (2.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (2.25%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (56.18%) HTML
2 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET
3 42 (47.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 41 (46.07%) CSS
5 39 (43.82%) jQuery
6 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (29.21%) Web Services
8 24 (26.97%) XML
9 19 (21.35%) LINQ
10 16 (17.98%) WCF
10 16 (17.98%) CSS3
10 16 (17.98%) HTML5
11 15 (16.85%) Ajax
12 11 (12.36%) JSON
13 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (10.11%) REST
14 9 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (8.99%) RESTful
16 7 (7.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.25%) W3C
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Life Science
4 1 (1.12%) DTV
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Android
2 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Phone
3 4 (4.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) MVC
2 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) OO
4 13 (14.61%) SOA
5 12 (13.48%) TDD
6 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.24%) Web Development
7 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Refactoring
8 7 (7.87%) Scrum
8 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.74%) Web Design
9 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.62%) BDD
11 4 (4.49%) Memory Management
11 4 (4.49%) ATDD
11 4 (4.49%) Android Development
11 4 (4.49%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.49%) Workflow
11 4 (4.49%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) C#
2 51 (57.30%) JavaScript
3 41 (46.07%) SQL
4 17 (19.10%) T-SQL
5 13 (14.61%) Java
6 5 (5.62%) XPath
7 4 (4.49%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.49%) VB
7 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.37%) VBScript
9 2 (2.25%) XAML
9 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.25%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.12%) VC++
10 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) MCSE
4 2 (2.25%) CCNA
4 2 (2.25%) CCDA
4 2 (2.25%) CCDP
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) UAG
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Kony
4 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.37%) Siebel
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) CosmoCom
5 2 (2.25%) Actuate
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Telerik
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) HP
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