The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire / Macclesfield
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 3.45% 6.12% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 75.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 13.79% 8.16% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £445 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Macclesfield

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Macclesfield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Macclesfield

.NET
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware