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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / North West
Rank 93 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 44 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 1.90% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.35% 6.87% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 27
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £455 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -12.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-24.67% -0.64%

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
822 1062 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.69% 27.69% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 694 539
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -2 19 £350 -2.09% 20
Cheshire +26 10 £339 +5.85% 15
Merseyside +4 8 £600 +86.77% 4
Lancashire +10 4 £280 -56.92% 6
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 124 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (82.26%) C#
3 71 (57.26%) JavaScript
3 71 (57.26%) Entity Framework
4 64 (51.61%) SQL Server
4 64 (51.61%) ASP.NET
5 62 (50.00%) MVC
5 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (46.77%) HTML
7 56 (45.16%) CSS
8 48 (38.71%) SQL
9 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (22.58%) XML
11 27 (21.77%) Scrum
12 26 (20.97%) WinForms
12 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
13 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
14 24 (19.35%) TDD
14 24 (19.35%) NoSQL
14 24 (19.35%) WCF
15 23 (18.55%) Umbraco
16 22 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (16.13%) Unit Testing
17 20 (16.13%) Web Services
18 19 (15.32%) CMS
18 19 (15.32%) jQuery
19 17 (13.71%) Xamarin
19 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 16 (12.90%) 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 (18.55%) Umbraco
2 19 (15.32%) CMS
3 12 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.23%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.42%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.42%) Kentico
6 2 (1.61%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.45%) Couchbase
5 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.23%) MySQL
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.61%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
2 22 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.65%) Moq
6 6 (4.84%) Jasmine
6 6 (4.84%) NUnit
7 5 (4.03%) ClearCase
7 5 (4.03%) Rational Robot
8 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.42%) Subversion
10 2 (1.61%) AccuRev
10 2 (1.61%) JIRA
10 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.61%) WiX
11 1 (0.81%) Grunt
11 1 (0.81%) Selenium
11 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Billing
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (91.13%) Developer
2 84 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 63 (50.81%) C# Developer
4 55 (44.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (12.90%) SQL Developer
6 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Senior Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 11 (8.87%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (8.06%) NoSQL Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Xamarin Developer
10 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
11 8 (6.45%) HTML Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Senior SQL Developer
12 7 (5.65%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (57.26%) Entity Framework
3 64 (51.61%) ASP.NET
4 58 (46.77%) HTML
5 56 (45.16%) CSS
6 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (22.58%) XML
8 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
8 26 (20.97%) WinForms
9 24 (19.35%) WCF
10 20 (16.13%) Web Services
11 19 (15.32%) jQuery
12 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (11.29%) WPF
14 12 (9.68%) SOAP
15 11 (8.87%) NHibernate
16 10 (8.06%) Gherkin
16 10 (8.06%) HTML5
17 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 9 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.42%) Fintech
3 3 (2.42%) User Experience
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) iPad
4 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (50.00%) MVC
2 27 (21.77%) Scrum
3 24 (19.35%) TDD
4 20 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 16 (12.90%) BDD
6 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
6 15 (12.10%) Web Development
7 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
7 14 (11.29%) SDLC
8 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.87%) Project Management
10 10 (8.06%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.84%) Microservices
11 6 (4.84%) OO
12 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.03%) Content Management
13 4 (3.23%) CRM
13 4 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 102 (82.26%) C#
2 71 (57.26%) JavaScript
3 48 (38.71%) SQL
4 14 (11.29%) VB
5 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 13 (10.48%) VB6
6 12 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.65%) Java
8 6 (4.84%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.61%) COBOL
9 2 (1.61%) Python
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby
9 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) HNC
3 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Xamarin
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 11 (8.87%) Oracle
5 3 (2.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.81%) Perforce
6 1 (0.81%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.81%) Zend
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