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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 93 98 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -39
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 57 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.26% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 5.69% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 34
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
.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
837 703 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.44% 22.09% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 426 341
Average daily rate £375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £20.60 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.25 £157.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

.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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Cheshire +11 21 £400 -10.16% 10
Manchester -13 16 £325 -7.14% 34
Lancashire +16 10 £425 +65.04% 5
Cumbria -4 8 - -
Merseyside -11 2 £285 - 2
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (79.61%) C#
3 58 (56.31%) SQL Server
4 56 (54.37%) JavaScript
5 53 (51.46%) MVC
5 53 (51.46%) Entity Framework
6 50 (48.54%) ASP.NET
7 40 (38.83%) Microsoft
8 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (35.92%) jQuery
9 34 (33.01%) SQL
10 32 (31.07%) WCF
11 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (28.16%) HTML
13 24 (23.30%) CSS
13 24 (23.30%) Scrum
14 21 (20.39%) LINQ
15 20 (19.42%) Ajax
15 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
16 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
17 17 (16.50%) Web Services
17 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
18 15 (14.56%) Oracle
19 13 (12.62%) VB
19 13 (12.62%) XML
19 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
20 11 (10.68%) N-Tier
20 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 10 (9.71%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) Node.js
3 7 (6.80%) IIS
4 5 (4.85%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.91%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) IaaS
1 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.91%) SaaS
4 2 (1.94%) Office 365
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) ATM
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (56.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.77%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.83%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.85%) Big Data
8 4 (3.88%) OLAP
8 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.97%) MySQL
11 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.83%) Subversion
4 4 (3.88%) JMeter
5 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.94%) MSTest
6 2 (1.94%) NUnit
7 1 (0.97%) Xcode
7 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.97%) Moq
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
2 1 (0.97%) Retail
2 1 (0.97%) Back Office
2 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) Developer
2 53 (51.46%) .NET Developer
3 23 (22.33%) C# Developer
4 16 (15.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Software Team Leader
6 10 (9.71%) Team Leader
6 10 (9.71%) Development Team Leader
6 10 (9.71%) .NET Team Leader
6 10 (9.71%) Software Development Team Leader
7 8 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Digital Technical Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.88%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (51.46%) Entity Framework
3 50 (48.54%) ASP.NET
4 37 (35.92%) jQuery
5 32 (31.07%) WCF
6 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (28.16%) HTML
8 24 (23.30%) CSS
9 21 (20.39%) LINQ
10 20 (19.42%) Ajax
11 17 (16.50%) Web Services
12 13 (12.62%) XML
13 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (9.71%) AngularJS
15 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 6 (5.83%) CSS3
18 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
19 4 (3.88%) HTML5
19 4 (3.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Tandem
5 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) W3C
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) Android
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) MVC
2 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.30%) Scrum
4 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
5 10 (9.71%) Open Source
5 10 (9.71%) OOP
5 10 (9.71%) OO
5 10 (9.71%) Resource Management
6 8 (7.77%) SDLC
6 8 (7.77%) TDD
7 6 (5.83%) Machine Learning
7 6 (5.83%) Workflow
8 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.88%) Software Architecture
9 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.88%) Load Testing
9 4 (3.88%) CRM
9 4 (3.88%) SOA
9 4 (3.88%) Web Development
10 3 (2.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (79.61%) C#
2 56 (54.37%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.01%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) VB
5 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.80%) Java
6 7 (6.80%) R
7 6 (5.83%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) MCSE
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) CCDA
3 1 (0.97%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.83%) StatsD
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) Tableau
3 6 (5.83%) Apigee
3 6 (5.83%) Mashery
3 6 (5.83%) Citrix
3 6 (5.83%) Teradata
4 3 (2.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) Nintex
5 1 (0.97%) Kony
5 1 (0.97%) Appcelerator
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago