Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 114 147
Rank change year-on-year +6 +33 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 121 96 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.98% 1.68% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.62% 5.20% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 75 60
North West median daily rate £365 £360 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +9.92% -18.13%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £289
90th Percentile £438 £438 £412
England median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
England median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +4.71% +50.44% -33.53%

.NET Framework 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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,154 1,846 1,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.18% 32.21% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,237 1,340
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £300 £282 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 42
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +16.79% -8.67%
10th Percentile £13.05 £16.40 £21.33
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.48 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the North West over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Manchester +3 73 £350 -3.45% 45
Cheshire +9 45 £375 +3.81% 21
Merseyside +8 1 £225 -30.77% 8
Lancashire -17 1 £305 -7.51% 8
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 North West region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 121 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (85.12%) C#
3 68 (56.20%) MVC
3 68 (56.20%) SQL Server
4 67 (55.37%) Entity Framework
5 56 (46.28%) SQL
6 51 (42.15%) JavaScript
7 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (39.67%) ASP.NET
9 39 (32.23%) AngularJS
10 35 (28.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (27.27%) Web Services
12 32 (26.45%) CSS
13 31 (25.62%) .NET Core
14 29 (23.97%) HTML
15 28 (23.14%) TDD
15 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (21.49%) Visual Studio
17 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
18 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
19 20 (16.53%) jQuery
20 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (14.88%) Docker
21 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
21 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
22 16 (13.22%) React
22 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
23 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
23 15 (12.40%) DB2
24 14 (11.57%) Project Management

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (4.13%) Confluence
2 3 (2.48%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) SaaS
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.48%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (56.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (12.40%) DB2
4 15 (12.40%) Relational Database
5 14 (11.57%) Redis
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.09%) JIRA
3 8 (6.61%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.96%) AccuRev
5 6 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (4.13%) Subversion
7 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.31%) eggPlant
7 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.48%) Protractor
8 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.65%) NUnit
9 2 (1.65%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (9.09%) Law
2 9 (7.44%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Legal
3 8 (6.61%) Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Back Office
5 5 (4.13%) Retail
6 4 (3.31%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (88.43%) Developer
2 74 (61.16%) .NET Developer
3 46 (38.02%) C# Developer
4 33 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (11.57%) Lead Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Angular Developer
8 8 (6.61%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (5.79%) React Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Desktop Support
13 3 (2.48%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (55.37%) Entity Framework
3 48 (39.67%) ASP.NET
4 39 (32.23%) AngularJS
5 35 (28.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (27.27%) Web Services
7 32 (26.45%) CSS
8 31 (25.62%) .NET Core
9 29 (23.97%) HTML
10 20 (16.53%) jQuery
11 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (13.22%) React
13 12 (9.92%) JSON
13 12 (9.92%) WCF
14 10 (8.26%) REST
14 10 (8.26%) XML
15 9 (7.44%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (5.79%) LINQ
16 7 (5.79%) SOAP
17 6 (4.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Fintech
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 2 (1.65%) Android
3 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.20%) MVC
2 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.14%) TDD
4 17 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.57%) Project Management
7 13 (10.74%) DevOps
8 11 (9.09%) BDD
8 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.44%) Microservices
10 8 (6.61%) Scrum
11 7 (5.79%) CRM
11 7 (5.79%) SOLID
11 7 (5.79%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.96%) SDLC
13 5 (4.13%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 103 (85.12%) C#
2 56 (46.28%) SQL
3 51 (42.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.44%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.61%) Java
6 6 (4.96%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.31%) C
7 4 (3.31%) Go
7 4 (3.31%) Python
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) Groovy
8 3 (2.48%) Java 8
8 3 (2.48%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) ES6
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) XPath
10 1 (0.83%) Erlang
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) CISSP
2 2 (1.65%) CSSLP
2 2 (1.65%) MCTS
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) QEMU
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Teradata
3 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.48%) Capita
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) VMware
5 2 (1.65%) Casewise
5 2 (1.65%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.65%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) iManage
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore