Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.15% 0.090% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% - -
North West median daily rate £375 £335 -
% change year-on-year +11.94% - -
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 452 359 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.61% 32.14% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 278 393
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £258 £284 £300
90th Percentile £538 £496 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £379
% change year-on-year +6.67% -0.92% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +33.10% +28.80%
10th Percentile £31.98 £17.05 £15.38
90th Percentile £37.50 £41.00 £37.13
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +64.44%

.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
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 27 May 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
Chester - 14 £375 -
.NET Core
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) Teradata
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 14 (93.33%) DB2
2 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (93.33%) NoSQL
2 14 (93.33%) Entity Framework
2 14 (93.33%) Redis
2 14 (93.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (93.33%) Docker
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) CSS

.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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) DB2
2 14 (93.33%) NoSQL
2 14 (93.33%) Redis
2 14 (93.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) Lead Developer
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) Entity Framework
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Problem-Solving
1 14 (93.33%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Development
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Teradata