Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

.NET Core
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £369 - -
North West median daily rate £375 £290 -
% change year-on-year +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 358 357 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.78% 25.91% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 272 367
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £297
90th Percentile £545 £500 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +87.54% -49.03%
10th Percentile £31.45 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £17.77
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +23.08% +3.17% -6.44%

.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 12 December 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 - 4 £369 - 1
.NET Core
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) Express
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum

.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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Express
2 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft