The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 26 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 (dotNet)
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 8.86% 22.67% 4.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 62.96% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 27 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 26.58% 36.00% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 16
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford citing .NET 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 in Knutsford

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for .NET.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) X.509
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (75.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) X.509
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (75.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Implementation Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle