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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 20.00% 26.32% 34.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 41.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
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£326 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
.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
10 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 33.33% 63.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Average daily rate £275 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +22.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 August 2014.

.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 22 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) GPEN
1 1 (10.00%) OSCP
1 1 (10.00%) GSEC
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Endeca
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) FatWire
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee