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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
Rank 11 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 256 304 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.73% 8.03% 7.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.84% 29.23% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 218 181
Median daily rate £350 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%

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
830 1040 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.55% 27.48% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 683 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £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 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

.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 22 February 2017.

.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 22 February 2017.

.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 22 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 -1 144 £375 +11.11% 101
Merseyside +19 41 £350 +7.69% 15
Lancashire +14 32 £300 +17.64% 20
Cheshire +3 30 £340 +0.36% 63
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 404 (72.14%) C#
2 252 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 251 (44.82%) JavaScript
4 247 (44.11%) SQL Server
5 237 (42.32%) MVC
6 211 (37.68%) HTML
7 210 (37.50%) SQL
8 198 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
9 183 (32.68%) CSS
10 130 (23.21%) Microsoft
11 125 (22.32%) .NET Framework
12 121 (21.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 94 (16.79%) jQuery
14 80 (14.29%) Scrum
15 75 (13.39%) AngularJS
16 72 (12.86%) Entity Framework
17 71 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 69 (12.32%) Web Services
19 68 (12.14%) XML
20 65 (11.61%) TDD
20 65 (11.61%) Umbraco
21 64 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
22 62 (11.07%) Windows
23 60 (10.71%) Visual Studio
24 59 (10.54%) CMS
25 57 (10.18%) CRM
25 57 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
25 57 (10.18%) HTML5
26 55 (9.82%) Java
27 53 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM

.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 65 (11.61%) Umbraco
2 59 (10.54%) CMS
3 29 (5.18%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.93%) EPiServer
5 20 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (3.39%) IIS
7 10 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.25%) Apache
8 7 (1.25%) Jetty
8 7 (1.25%) Mongrel
8 7 (1.25%) nginx
8 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.07%) Sitefinity
10 5 (0.89%) Kentico
11 4 (0.71%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.07%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.43%) SaaS
5 7 (1.25%) Google App Engine
5 7 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.07%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.07%) PaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.54%) IaaS
9 2 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.50%) Internet
2 8 (1.43%) DHCP
2 8 (1.43%) DNS
2 8 (1.43%) HTTP
2 8 (1.43%) IPsec
2 8 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.25%) FTP
4 6 (1.07%) Intranet
4 6 (1.07%) SSL
5 4 (0.71%) Extranet
5 4 (0.71%) Firewall
5 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.54%) LAN
6 3 (0.54%) VoIP
6 3 (0.54%) VPN
6 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (44.11%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 44 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (5.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 22 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.14%) MySQL
10 12 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.61%) Couchbase
11 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 57 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.21%) NUnit
5 16 (2.86%) Selenium
6 10 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.79%) JIRA
7 8 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 8 (1.43%) Moq
8 7 (1.25%) Subversion
8 7 (1.25%) Travis CI
9 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (0.89%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.89%) gulp
10 5 (0.89%) Rational Robot
11 4 (0.71%) AccuRev
11 4 (0.71%) Maven
11 4 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (6.07%) Finance
2 20 (3.57%) Advertising
3 19 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.61%) Banking
5 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.07%) Retail
7 4 (0.71%) Marketing
8 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 464 (82.86%) Developer
2 263 (46.96%) .NET Developer
3 148 (26.43%) C# Developer
4 117 (20.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (7.86%) Senior Developer
6 43 (7.68%) CRM Developer
7 42 (7.50%) SQL Developer
8 39 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 36 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 35 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
11 32 (5.71%) Umbraco Developer
12 28 (5.00%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (4.64%) VB.NET Developer
15 25 (4.46%) Consultant
16 24 (4.29%) Microsoft Developer
17 23 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
18 20 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
19 18 (3.21%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 211 (37.68%) HTML
3 183 (32.68%) CSS
4 125 (22.32%) .NET Framework
5 121 (21.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 94 (16.79%) jQuery
7 75 (13.39%) AngularJS
8 72 (12.86%) Entity Framework
9 71 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 69 (12.32%) Web Services
11 68 (12.14%) XML
12 57 (10.18%) HTML5
13 43 (7.68%) WCF
14 39 (6.96%) WinForms
15 31 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 31 (5.54%) WPF
16 23 (4.11%) React
17 22 (3.93%) CSS3
17 22 (3.93%) REST
18 21 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 16 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.32%) User Experience
5 9 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.43%) Fintech
7 7 (1.25%) Replication
8 6 (1.07%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.89%) iPad
10 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.54%) Clustering
11 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.36%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.36%) Robotics
12 2 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.36%) Tandem
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.07%) Windows
2 17 (3.04%) Linux
3 14 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.14%) Android
5 11 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.61%) Unix
6 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.36%) CentOS
8 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (42.32%) MVC
2 198 (35.36%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (14.29%) Scrum
4 65 (11.61%) TDD
5 57 (10.18%) CRM
6 44 (7.86%) Web Development
7 42 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 40 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (6.79%) BDD
10 35 (6.25%) OO
11 30 (5.36%) Migration
11 30 (5.36%) Software Engineering
12 29 (5.18%) E-Commerce
13 24 (4.29%) Automated Testing
13 24 (4.29%) Front End Development
14 23 (4.11%) Open Source
14 23 (4.11%) SDLC
14 23 (4.11%) SOA
15 21 (3.75%) OOD
16 18 (3.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 404 (72.14%) C#
2 251 (44.82%) JavaScript
3 210 (37.50%) SQL
4 55 (9.82%) Java
5 52 (9.29%) VB.NET
6 42 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 37 (6.61%) VB
8 30 (5.36%) VB6
9 20 (3.57%) C++
10 16 (2.86%) Python
11 13 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.32%) Ruby
12 12 (2.14%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.96%) PHP
14 10 (1.79%) C
14 10 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.61%) Perl
16 5 (0.89%) VBScript
17 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 25 (4.46%) Degree
2 18 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.71%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.54%) CISSP
5 3 (0.54%) SANS
5 3 (0.54%) SSCP
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) MCP
6 2 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) HNC
7 1 (0.18%) MCAD
7 1 (0.18%) MCPD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) MCTS
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.04%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.07%) Xen
3 4 (0.71%) Docker
4 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Firmware
5 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.61%) Puppet
2 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.54%) QRadar
3 2 (0.36%) Ansible
3 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.18%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 130 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.71%) Oracle
3 25 (4.46%) Sitecore
4 24 (4.29%) Xamarin
5 15 (2.68%) Google
6 12 (2.14%) VMware
7 6 (1.07%) SAP
8 5 (0.89%) IBM
8 5 (0.89%) Nintex
9 4 (0.71%) HP
10 3 (0.54%) Apple
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco
10 3 (0.54%) Dell
10 3 (0.54%) EMC
10 3 (0.54%) LogRhythm
10 3 (0.54%) Splunk
11 2 (0.36%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.36%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.36%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.36%) Telerik
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