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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 102 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 51 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 1.87% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 6.87% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
.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
841 786 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.73% 27.19% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 438 335
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £22.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £103.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -2 26 £331 -3.28% 41
Cheshire -12 14 £400 +14.28% 23
Lancashire 0 7 £380 +17.37% 6
Merseyside - - - - 10
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (80.00%) C#
3 59 (59.00%) MVC
4 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
5 55 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 54 (54.00%) Entity Framework
7 52 (52.00%) ASP.NET
8 41 (41.00%) SQL
9 40 (40.00%) jQuery
10 37 (37.00%) HTML
11 36 (36.00%) CSS
11 36 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
14 28 (28.00%) LINQ
15 27 (27.00%) Visual Studio
16 25 (25.00%) Web Services
17 24 (24.00%) WCF
18 22 (22.00%) XML
19 21 (21.00%) Ajax
20 19 (19.00%) OO
21 17 (17.00%) Windows
22 16 (16.00%) Finance
22 16 (16.00%) Scrum
23 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
23 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
23 15 (15.00%) CSS3
24 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
25 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
25 13 (13.00%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.00%) Node.js
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.00%) SAS
4 2 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) SaaS
2 3 (3.00%) IaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) AMQP
2 1 (1.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) CTI
2 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.00%) SQLite
4 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.00%) Big Data
5 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.00%) OLAP
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.00%) DB2
6 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.00%) MySQL
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (27.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.00%) JMeter
4 4 (4.00%) Xcode
4 4 (4.00%) NUnit
4 4 (4.00%) Subversion
5 3 (3.00%) MSTest
6 1 (1.00%) Moq
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.00%) JIRA
6 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (82.00%) Developer
2 50 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 32 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 26 (26.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.00%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (4.00%) Software Development Team Leader
10 3 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (54.00%) Entity Framework
3 52 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 40 (40.00%) jQuery
5 37 (37.00%) HTML
6 36 (36.00%) CSS
6 36 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (28.00%) LINQ
8 25 (25.00%) Web Services
9 24 (24.00%) WCF
10 22 (22.00%) XML
11 21 (21.00%) Ajax
12 15 (15.00%) CSS3
13 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (9.00%) JSON
16 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
16 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (7.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.00%) Open Source
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.00%) User Experience
7 2 (2.00%) W3C
7 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) DTV
8 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Android
3 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.00%) UNIX
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.00%) MVC
2 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) OO
4 16 (16.00%) Scrum
5 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.00%) TDD
7 11 (11.00%) Web Development
8 9 (9.00%) SOA
9 8 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.00%) Web Design
10 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (5.00%) OOD
11 5 (5.00%) Android Development
11 5 (5.00%) iOS Development
11 5 (5.00%) Mobile Development
11 5 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (5.00%) Memory Management
12 4 (4.00%) OOP
12 4 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.00%) C#
2 55 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (41.00%) SQL
4 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.00%) Java
6 6 (6.00%) VB
7 5 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.00%) XPath
8 3 (3.00%) R
8 3 (3.00%) Python
8 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.00%) VBScript
9 1 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.00%) CCNA
3 2 (2.00%) CCDA
3 2 (2.00%) CCDP
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Kony
4 4 (4.00%) Appcelerator
4 4 (4.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) Citrix
5 3 (3.00%) Tableau
5 3 (3.00%) Teradata
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (1.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Siebel
7 1 (1.00%) CosmoCom
7 1 (1.00%) Actuate
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
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