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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 21.05% 32.35% 48.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 80.00% 64.71% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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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
5 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 26.32% 50.00% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 9
Average daily rate £375 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £14.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +123.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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
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 19 December 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) hybris
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Publishing
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCDA
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) UAG
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco