The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 306 262 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.75% 6.24% 9.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.11% 25.91% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 198 189
Median daily rate £325 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £530 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £35.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £43.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +5.40%
.NET
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
953 1011 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.25% 24.08% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 652 469
Median daily rate £375 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 14
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET
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 across the North West region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the North West

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

.NET
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 across the North West region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

.NET
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +11 161 £350 +7.69% 154
Cheshire +6 72 £320 -12.32% 51
Lancashire +10 35 £325 -26.38% 23
Merseyside +13 27 £325 +4.00% 22
Cumbria +13 3 £350 -4.10% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 372 (65.26%) C#
2 243 (42.63%) MVC
3 241 (42.28%) SQL Server
4 234 (41.05%) ASP.NET
5 211 (37.02%) JavaScript
6 194 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (30.00%) SQL
8 166 (29.12%) Microsoft
9 165 (28.95%) HTML
10 134 (23.51%) CSS
11 122 (21.40%) jQuery
12 111 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 102 (17.89%) Web Development
14 93 (16.32%) TDD
15 88 (15.44%) Java
16 86 (15.09%) Windows
16 86 (15.09%) .NET Framework
17 77 (13.51%) CRM
18 74 (12.98%) MS Excel
19 72 (12.63%) AngularJS
20 69 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
21 65 (11.40%) HTML5
22 63 (11.05%) Web Services
23 61 (10.70%) Scrum
24 59 (10.35%) WCF
25 54 (9.47%) VB.NET
26 51 (8.95%) Visual Studio
27 50 (8.77%) Finance
28 49 (8.60%) XML
28 49 (8.60%) Degree

.NET
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 37 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.61%) CMS
3 28 (4.91%) IIS
4 13 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (2.11%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.93%) Apache
6 11 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.23%) JBoss
8 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.88%) GeoServer
9 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.53%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.35%) Confluence
12 2 (0.35%) Jetty
12 2 (0.35%) nginx
12 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 45 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.40%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.35%) IaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.16%) Network Security
2 14 (2.46%) Internet
3 11 (1.93%) DNS
4 8 (1.40%) SSL
5 7 (1.23%) Intranet
6 3 (0.53%) DHCP
6 3 (0.53%) HTTP
6 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.35%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) FTP
7 2 (0.35%) IPsec
7 2 (0.35%) WAN
7 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.18%) LAN
8 1 (0.18%) RS-232
8 1 (0.18%) RS-422
8 1 (0.18%) RS-485
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
8 1 (0.18%) SSH
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (42.28%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (4.74%) MySQL
4 22 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.88%) GIS
15 4 (0.70%) Redis
15 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (8.95%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.79%) JIRA
4 28 (4.91%) Git (software)
5 26 (4.56%) SpecFlow
6 23 (4.04%) TestComplete
7 18 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 18 (3.16%) Selenium
8 13 (2.28%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.58%) Subversion
10 7 (1.23%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.23%) Mocha
10 7 (1.23%) NUnit
10 7 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (1.05%) Gradle
12 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.70%) Moq
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (8.77%) Finance
2 39 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 11 (1.93%) Retail
4 10 (1.75%) Marketing
5 9 (1.58%) Banking
6 7 (1.23%) Advertising
7 6 (1.05%) Electronics
7 6 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.88%) Games
8 5 (0.88%) Law
8 5 (0.88%) Publishing
9 4 (0.70%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 400 (70.18%) Developer
2 220 (38.60%) .NET Developer
3 138 (24.21%) C# Developer
4 97 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 57 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 54 (9.47%) SQL Developer
8 45 (7.89%) Web Developer
9 38 (6.67%) Analyst
9 38 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (5.61%) Consultant
11 31 (5.44%) Senior Developer
12 28 (4.91%) CRM Developer
13 25 (4.39%) Architect
14 23 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (3.86%) Software Developer
16 21 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 21 (3.68%) HTML Developer
17 20 (3.51%) Microsoft Developer
17 20 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (41.05%) ASP.NET
2 165 (28.95%) HTML
3 134 (23.51%) CSS
4 122 (21.40%) jQuery
5 111 (19.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 86 (15.09%) .NET Framework
7 72 (12.63%) AngularJS
8 65 (11.40%) HTML5
9 63 (11.05%) Web Services
10 59 (10.35%) WCF
11 49 (8.60%) XML
12 47 (8.25%) Entity Framework
13 42 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (7.37%) CSS3
14 35 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (4.21%) WPF
16 19 (3.33%) LINQ
17 18 (3.16%) JSON
18 16 (2.81%) SOAP
18 16 (2.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.16%) Digital Media
2 15 (2.63%) User Experience
3 13 (2.28%) iPad
3 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.23%) NHS
7 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.05%) PMI
8 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.09%) Windows
2 25 (4.39%) Linux
3 19 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.75%) Unix
6 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.53%) Android
7 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
8 2 (0.35%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (42.63%) MVC
2 194 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (17.89%) Web Development
4 93 (16.32%) TDD
5 77 (13.51%) CRM
6 61 (10.70%) Scrum
7 44 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (6.84%) Software Engineering
9 37 (6.49%) ERP
10 33 (5.79%) DevOps
11 32 (5.61%) Migration
11 32 (5.61%) Test Automation
11 32 (5.61%) Unit Testing
12 30 (5.26%) OO
13 27 (4.74%) Code Coverage
14 24 (4.21%) BDD
15 22 (3.86%) Automated Testing
15 22 (3.86%) Continuous Deployment
15 22 (3.86%) SDLC
16 19 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 372 (65.26%) C#
2 211 (37.02%) JavaScript
3 171 (30.00%) SQL
4 88 (15.44%) Java
5 54 (9.47%) VB.NET
6 40 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 37 (6.49%) PHP
8 29 (5.09%) VB
9 26 (4.56%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.33%) C++
11 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.58%) Python
12 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.23%) VB6
13 6 (1.05%) FQL
14 5 (0.88%) PHP 5
14 5 (0.88%) X++
15 4 (0.70%) Ruby
15 4 (0.70%) VBA
16 3 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (8.60%) Degree
2 21 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.23%) MCITP
5 7 (1.23%) MCTS
5 7 (1.23%) RHCE
6 6 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.88%) CCEA
7 5 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) MCP
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.51%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.40%) Docker
3 7 (1.23%) UAG
4 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.63%) Puppet
2 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 166 (29.12%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.02%) Oracle
3 21 (3.68%) Sitecore
4 16 (2.81%) SAP
5 10 (1.75%) EPiServer
5 10 (1.75%) Google
6 9 (1.58%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.40%) IBM
7 8 (1.40%) VMware
8 7 (1.23%) Brocade
8 7 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.05%) Citrix
9 6 (1.05%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.05%) Telerik
9 6 (1.05%) Twitter
10 4 (0.70%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.70%) ESRI
11 3 (0.53%) Facebook
11 3 (0.53%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.53%) Tableau
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