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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
Rank 12 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 233 340 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.10% 8.78% 7.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.49% 33.73% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 241 197
Median daily rate £350 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
790 1008 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.85% 26.02% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 633 534
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 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 21 January 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
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 21 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 -5 118 £375 +7.14% 124
Lancashire +10 41 £300 +42.85% 16
Merseyside +16 35 £350 +3.70% 32
Cheshire +8 31 £350 +3.32% 61
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 397 (72.84%) C#
2 240 (44.04%) ASP.NET
3 232 (42.57%) SQL Server
3 232 (42.57%) JavaScript
4 223 (40.92%) SQL
5 221 (40.55%) MVC
6 198 (36.33%) HTML
7 180 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
8 172 (31.56%) CSS
9 121 (22.20%) .NET Framework
10 119 (21.83%) Microsoft
11 105 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 86 (15.78%) jQuery
13 85 (15.60%) AngularJS
14 73 (13.39%) Entity Framework
15 71 (13.03%) XML
16 69 (12.66%) Windows
17 65 (11.93%) Web Services
17 65 (11.93%) Scrum
18 63 (11.56%) TDD
19 60 (11.01%) Visual Studio
20 59 (10.83%) Umbraco
21 57 (10.46%) VB.NET
22 56 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
23 55 (10.09%) Java
23 55 (10.09%) CMS
24 54 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
25 52 (9.54%) HTML5
26 51 (9.36%) T-SQL
27 50 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 59 (10.83%) Umbraco
2 55 (10.09%) CMS
3 25 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (2.94%) IIS
6 7 (1.28%) Sitefinity
7 6 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.92%) Kentico
9 4 (0.73%) Apache
9 4 (0.73%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.55%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.55%) Mongrel
10 3 (0.55%) nginx
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.39%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (6.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.47%) SaaS
5 6 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.10%) PaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.55%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.55%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.57%) Internet
2 8 (1.47%) Intranet
3 4 (0.73%) DHCP
3 4 (0.73%) DNS
3 4 (0.73%) Extranet
3 4 (0.73%) HTTP
3 4 (0.73%) IPsec
4 3 (0.55%) FTP
4 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.37%) Firewall
5 2 (0.37%) SSL
5 2 (0.37%) WAN
6 1 (0.18%) LAN
6 1 (0.18%) NAS
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (42.57%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (8.44%) NoSQL
5 40 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.59%) MongoDB
7 24 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (4.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (3.49%) MySQL
10 18 (3.30%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.57%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (1.65%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 60 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 54 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.22%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.75%) Selenium
5 13 (2.39%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.02%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.02%) NUnit
7 10 (1.83%) Moq
8 9 (1.65%) Subversion
9 8 (1.47%) JIRA
10 7 (1.28%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.92%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.92%) Rational Robot
11 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 3 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.55%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.55%) MSI
12 3 (0.55%) TestComplete
12 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 37 (6.79%) Finance
2 28 (5.14%) Manufacturing
3 20 (3.67%) Advertising
4 11 (2.02%) Banking
5 7 (1.28%) Retail
5 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.10%) Marketing
7 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.37%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) Electronics
8 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 454 (83.30%) Developer
2 264 (48.44%) .NET Developer
3 162 (29.72%) C# Developer
4 126 (23.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (9.17%) SQL Developer
6 45 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 43 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 33 (6.06%) CRM Developer
11 29 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 28 (5.14%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.95%) Umbraco Developer
14 26 (4.77%) VB.NET Developer
15 23 (4.22%) Consultant
15 23 (4.22%) Web Developer
16 22 (4.04%) Microsoft Developer
16 22 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (4.04%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (44.04%) ASP.NET
2 198 (36.33%) HTML
3 172 (31.56%) CSS
4 121 (22.20%) .NET Framework
5 105 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 86 (15.78%) jQuery
7 85 (15.60%) AngularJS
8 73 (13.39%) Entity Framework
9 71 (13.03%) XML
10 65 (11.93%) Web Services
11 52 (9.54%) HTML5
12 50 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (8.07%) WCF
14 43 (7.89%) WinForms
15 35 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 32 (5.87%) WPF
17 23 (4.22%) React
17 23 (4.22%) SOAP
18 21 (3.85%) CSS3
18 21 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.40%) Mobile App
2 16 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.39%) User Experience
4 9 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.28%) iPad
6 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.10%) Fintech
7 6 (1.10%) Replication
7 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.73%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.73%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.55%) Clustering
9 3 (0.55%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.66%) Windows
2 21 (3.85%) Linux
3 16 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.02%) Unix
5 10 (1.83%) Android
5 10 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.37%) CentOS
9 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (40.55%) MVC
2 180 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (11.93%) Scrum
4 63 (11.56%) TDD
5 49 (8.99%) Web Development
6 43 (7.89%) CRM
7 40 (7.34%) BDD
8 39 (7.16%) Unit Testing
9 28 (5.14%) Migration
10 26 (4.77%) Automated Testing
10 26 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (4.77%) Front End Development
10 26 (4.77%) OO
11 24 (4.40%) SDLC
12 23 (4.22%) E-Commerce
12 23 (4.22%) Software Engineering
13 20 (3.67%) Project Management
14 19 (3.49%) Open Source
15 18 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (3.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 397 (72.84%) C#
2 232 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 223 (40.92%) SQL
4 57 (10.46%) VB.NET
5 55 (10.09%) Java
6 51 (9.36%) T-SQL
7 38 (6.97%) VB
8 29 (5.32%) VB6
9 18 (3.30%) C++
10 17 (3.12%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.57%) Python
12 13 (2.39%) PHP
12 13 (2.39%) Ruby
13 11 (2.02%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.83%) C
15 8 (1.47%) Perl
15 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.10%) VBScript
17 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (4.22%) Degree
2 14 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.37%) MCP
6 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.18%) CISSP
6 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB
6 1 (0.18%) MCAD
6 1 (0.18%) MCSD
6 1 (0.18%) MCSE
6 1 (0.18%) MCTS
6 1 (0.18%) PhD
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SSCP
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) Docker
3 2 (0.37%) Xen
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.18%) QRadar
3 1 (0.18%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 119 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.79%) Oracle
3 27 (4.95%) Sitecore
4 25 (4.59%) Xamarin
5 18 (3.30%) EPiServer
6 11 (2.02%) Google
7 9 (1.65%) Ektron
7 9 (1.65%) SAP
8 8 (1.47%) VMware
9 5 (0.92%) Nintex
10 4 (0.73%) Telerik
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco
11 3 (0.55%) Dell
11 3 (0.55%) EMC
11 3 (0.55%) Thales
12 2 (0.37%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.37%) HP
12 2 (0.37%) IBM
12 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.37%) Perforce
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negtiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago