The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Manchester > Bolton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 4 2
Contract jobs citing .NET 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 17.39% 38.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 100.00% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Bolton median daily rate - £275 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.98%  
Manchester median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year +7.24% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - £41.00 -

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 6.06% 17.39% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 29 62
Bolton median daily rate £363 £263 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.09% -19.23%  
10th Percentile £344 £256 £250
90th Percentile £381 £298 £350
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Bolton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Bolton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Bolton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) EPiServer
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
1 3 (60.00%) EPiServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
2 2 (40.00%) BPM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Case Management Developer
2 2 (40.00%) CMS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) EPiServer Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL