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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 80 144 97
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -47
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 78 24 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 0.53% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 2.20% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 33
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £303 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £465 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
.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
957 1090 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.93% 24.24% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 708 473
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 13
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.33 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +29 46 £350 +7.69% 34
Lancashire +25 10 £250 -23.07% 2
Cheshire +9 10 £323 -6.18% 6
Merseyside +11 9 £325 +6.12% 11
Cumbria +13 2 £350 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (79.82%) C#
3 76 (66.67%) Entity Framework
4 74 (64.91%) MVC
5 73 (64.04%) ASP.NET
6 58 (50.88%) JavaScript
7 56 (49.12%) SQL Server
8 54 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (41.23%) SQL
10 44 (38.60%) HTML
11 43 (37.72%) CSS
12 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (26.32%) Scrum
14 29 (25.44%) jQuery
15 24 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (20.18%) Web Development
16 23 (20.18%) XML
17 21 (18.42%) TDD
18 20 (17.54%) WinForms
19 18 (15.79%) CMS
19 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
19 18 (15.79%) Project Management
19 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
20 17 (14.91%) WCF
20 17 (14.91%) HTML5
21 16 (14.04%) BDD
21 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
21 16 (14.04%) Web Services
21 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
21 16 (14.04%) VB

.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 18 (15.79%) CMS
2 10 (8.77%) IIS
3 8 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (7.02%) Umbraco
4 7 (6.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.26%) Apache
5 6 (5.26%) JBoss
5 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.39%) Sitefinity
7 3 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 6 (5.26%) DNS
2 6 (5.26%) SSL
3 3 (2.63%) Intranet
4 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) RS-232
5 1 (0.88%) RS-422
5 1 (0.88%) RS-485
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.65%) MySQL
3 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.26%) Couchbase
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.14%) NUnit
3 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.26%) Moq
4 6 (5.26%) Subversion
5 5 (4.39%) ClearCase
5 5 (4.39%) JIRA
5 5 (4.39%) Rational Robot
6 4 (3.51%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.75%) Grunt
7 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.75%) WiX
8 1 (0.88%) Appium
8 1 (0.88%) gulp
8 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (84.21%) Developer
2 75 (65.79%) .NET Developer
3 52 (45.61%) C# Developer
4 46 (40.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (13.16%) SQL Developer
8 14 (12.28%) Senior Developer
8 14 (12.28%) Web Developer
9 12 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 12 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (9.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (9.65%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (9.65%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (9.65%) Senior SQL Developer
11 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
12 7 (6.14%) CMS Developer
13 6 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 73 (64.04%) ASP.NET
4 44 (38.60%) HTML
5 43 (37.72%) CSS
6 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (25.44%) jQuery
8 23 (20.18%) XML
9 20 (17.54%) WinForms
10 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 17 (14.91%) HTML5
11 17 (14.91%) WCF
12 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (14.04%) Web Services
13 15 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (12.28%) NHibernate
15 13 (11.40%) SOAP
16 12 (10.53%) Gherkin
17 9 (7.89%) XSD
18 8 (7.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 6 (5.26%) PMI
2 3 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Linux
3 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (64.91%) MVC
2 54 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.32%) Scrum
4 23 (20.18%) Web Development
5 21 (18.42%) TDD
6 18 (15.79%) Project Management
7 16 (14.04%) BDD
8 14 (12.28%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.89%) Content Management
11 8 (7.02%) SDLC
12 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
12 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.26%) ERP
12 6 (5.26%) ITIL
12 6 (5.26%) OO
12 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.26%) Security Management
12 6 (5.26%) User Stories
13 5 (4.39%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (79.82%) C#
2 58 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 47 (41.23%) SQL
4 16 (14.04%) T-SQL
4 16 (14.04%) VB
5 13 (11.40%) VB6
6 9 (7.89%) Java
6 9 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.14%) PHP
8 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) MCITP
3 6 (5.26%) MCTS
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.26%) RHCE
4 5 (4.39%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.26%) UAG
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Puppet
1 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 6 (5.26%) Brocade
4 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.63%) Perforce
5 3 (2.63%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Zend
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