Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 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.

.NET Core
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 13 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.00% 0.37% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
North West median daily rate £363 £375 £290
% change year-on-year -3.33% +29.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

.NET Core 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 417 343 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.03% 25.52% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 249 302
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £263
90th Percentile £513 £503 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.96% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -1.54% +85.19%
10th Percentile £42.50 £30.00 £31.25
90th Percentile £60.70 £38.75 £37.20
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Cheshire

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in Cheshire

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in Cheshire over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Core in Cheshire

.NET Core
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 Core within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Knutsford - 5 £313 - 1
Chester - 4 £375 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £225 -
Warrington -3 1 £438 +16.67% 1
.NET Core
North West

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Isilon
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Teradata
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management

.NET Core
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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Redis
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Isilon
1 4 (30.77%) NetApp
2 3 (23.08%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft