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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / North West
Rank 100 75 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 36 82 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 2.13% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 8.14% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 30
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.05 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-29.73% +2.66%

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
821 1007 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 26.18% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 622 512
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 41 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +64.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 17 January 2017.

.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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -23 14 £320 -1.53% 19
Cheshire +22 13 £331 +1.92% 23
Merseyside +5 5 £600 +92.00% 10
Lancashire +3 4 £230 -23.33% 6
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (84.43%) C#
3 74 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 74 (60.66%) Entity Framework
4 69 (56.56%) ASP.NET
5 67 (54.92%) MVC
6 64 (52.46%) HTML
7 63 (51.64%) CSS
8 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (45.08%) SQL
11 37 (30.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (24.59%) Scrum
13 28 (22.95%) XML
14 25 (20.49%) WinForms
14 25 (20.49%) TDD
14 25 (20.49%) NoSQL
15 24 (19.67%) AngularJS
15 24 (19.67%) jQuery
16 23 (18.85%) Umbraco
16 23 (18.85%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (18.03%) CMS
18 21 (17.21%) Web Services
19 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
19 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (16.39%) Web Development
20 18 (14.75%) WCF
20 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
20 18 (14.75%) HTML5
20 18 (14.75%) BDD

.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 23 (18.85%) Umbraco
2 22 (18.03%) CMS
3 12 (9.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.10%) Sitefinity
5 4 (3.28%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.46%) IIS
6 3 (2.46%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.49%) NoSQL
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.56%) Couchbase
5 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.74%) MySQL
7 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.64%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.20%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.92%) Moq
6 5 (4.10%) ClearCase
6 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.10%) NUnit
6 5 (4.10%) Rational Robot
6 5 (4.10%) Subversion
7 4 (3.28%) JIRA
8 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.64%) WiX
10 1 (0.82%) Grunt
10 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.82%) Protractor
10 1 (0.82%) Selenium
10 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (9.84%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.10%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Billing
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (92.62%) Developer
2 88 (72.13%) .NET Developer
3 65 (53.28%) C# Developer
4 58 (47.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (13.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (13.11%) SQL Developer
8 15 (12.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
10 13 (10.66%) Web Developer
11 12 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (9.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 12 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (8.20%) NoSQL Developer
12 10 (8.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (8.20%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (8.20%) Senior SQL Developer
12 10 (8.20%) Xamarin Developer
13 9 (7.38%) HTML Developer
13 9 (7.38%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (60.66%) Entity Framework
3 69 (56.56%) ASP.NET
4 64 (52.46%) HTML
5 63 (51.64%) CSS
6 37 (30.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (22.95%) XML
8 25 (20.49%) WinForms
9 24 (19.67%) AngularJS
9 24 (19.67%) jQuery
10 21 (17.21%) Web Services
11 18 (14.75%) HTML5
11 18 (14.75%) WCF
12 15 (12.30%) SOAP
13 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (9.84%) NHibernate
14 12 (9.84%) WPF
15 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (9.02%) Gherkin
16 9 (7.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Fintech
3 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
4 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 7 (5.74%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.92%) MVC
2 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.59%) Scrum
4 25 (20.49%) TDD
5 20 (16.39%) Web Development
6 18 (14.75%) BDD
6 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
7 15 (12.30%) Front End Development
8 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.66%) Project Management
9 13 (10.66%) SDLC
10 10 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.20%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (6.56%) Content Management
12 6 (4.92%) Automated Testing
13 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management
13 5 (4.10%) Microservices
14 4 (3.28%) Coaching
14 4 (3.28%) ERP
14 4 (3.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 103 (84.43%) C#
2 74 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 55 (45.08%) SQL
4 15 (12.30%) T-SQL
5 14 (11.48%) VB
6 13 (10.66%) VB6
7 11 (9.02%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.92%) Java
8 6 (4.92%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) Ruby
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) COBOL
11 1 (0.82%) Perl
11 1 (0.82%) PHP
11 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 17 (13.93%) Xamarin
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.84%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) Perforce
6 1 (0.82%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.82%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.82%) Zend
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