The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 25 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 Framework
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 75 60
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.90% 0.76% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 2.59% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 16
Median daily rate £360 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £330 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework 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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 270 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.60% 29.44% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 210 181
Median daily rate £425 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +24 6 £361 -3.66% 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) TDD
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 8 (44.44%) Entity Framework
8 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (38.89%) RESTful
8 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (33.33%) JSON
9 6 (33.33%) CSS
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 5 (27.78%) WCF
10 5 (27.78%) HTML
10 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (27.78%) Moq
11 4 (22.22%) Ninject
11 4 (22.22%) jQuery
11 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (22.22%) Scrum
11 4 (22.22%) NUnit
11 4 (22.22%) Ajax

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
1 3 (16.67%) OneDrive
1 3 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Moq
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) WCF
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) Ninject
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (16.67%) CSS3
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) COBOL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) UAG
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago