The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stockport region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 25.93% 27.78% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.33% 38.46% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 44.44% 72.22% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Average daily rate £275 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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.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 23 July 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 23 July 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 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Endeca

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) LINQ
4 1 (9.09%) Ninject
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) CISA
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) GSEC
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) GPEN
1 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) FatWire
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Endeca
2 1 (9.09%) Wonderware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle