The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 30.00% 6.67% 35.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.14% 33.33% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 9
Average daily rate £370 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £300 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 52.50% 20.00% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 14
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Stockport region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Stockport region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing .NET 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.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) CMS
3 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 12 (85.71%) EPiServer
3 12 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (78.57%) SpecFlow
4 11 (78.57%) BDD
5 10 (71.43%) CSS3
5 10 (71.43%) HTML5
5 10 (71.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (71.43%) Sitecore
5 10 (71.43%) OWASP
5 10 (71.43%) WCAG
5 10 (71.43%) Web Testing
5 10 (71.43%) MVC
5 10 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (50.00%) Process Management
8 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
9 5 (35.71%) Capita
10 4 (28.57%) User Experience
11 2 (14.29%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (14.29%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (85.71%) CMS
2 10 (71.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (14.29%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Developer
4 6 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (35.71%) HTML Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
6 3 (21.43%) UX Developer
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Consultant
7 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
7 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET Framework
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 10 (71.43%) CSS3
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) BDD
4 10 (71.43%) MVC
4 10 (71.43%) OWASP
4 10 (71.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (71.43%) Web Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Process Management
6 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Web Design
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) WCAG
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) EPiServer
2 10 (71.43%) Sitecore
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Capita