Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 76 91
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 20 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.50% 1.37% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 5.31% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 19
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - +1.56%
10th Percentile £300 £243 £295
90th Percentile £440 £410 £503
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 345 377 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.82% 25.89% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 288 359
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £299
90th Percentile £526 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £34.75 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.30 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 8 £363 -9.38% 5
Chester +14 3 £325 +8.33% 2
Crewe -12 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Northwich +2 1 - -
Runcorn 0 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £400 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Entity Framework
3 15 (75.00%) MVC
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
5 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 7 (35.00%) WCF
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (30.00%) RESTful
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (25.00%) .NET Core
10 5 (25.00%) DevExpress
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (25.00%) HTML
10 5 (25.00%) OO

.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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (15.00%) Protractor
3 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.00%) Moq
4 2 (10.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Architect
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Entity Framework
3 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 7 (35.00%) WCF
7 6 (30.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) .NET Core
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) Angular 2
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Core
10 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.00%) CQRS
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) SOLID
7 2 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
8 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik