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 3 months to 25 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 Framework
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 124 101
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 35 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.01% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.00% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 32
Median daily rate £360 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £319 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 873 951 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.10% 25.35% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 666 538
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 21
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing .NET Framework 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 16 £375 - 26
Cheshire +31 12 £360 -0.68% 10
Merseyside -5 4 £325 - 5
Lancashire +6 3 £288 - 5
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 North West region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (78.57%) C#
3 49 (58.33%) SQL
3 49 (58.33%) MVC
3 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (53.57%) Entity Framework
5 43 (51.19%) JavaScript
6 40 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 39 (46.43%) ASP.NET
8 33 (39.29%) HTML
9 31 (36.90%) CSS
10 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
13 19 (22.62%) WCF
13 19 (22.62%) TDD
14 18 (21.43%) Scrum
14 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.24%) jQuery
16 15 (17.86%) XML
16 15 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
17 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 13 (15.48%) RESTful
19 11 (13.10%) WPF
19 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
19 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
19 11 (13.10%) Windows
19 11 (13.10%) Web Services
19 11 (13.10%) WinForms

.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 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.14%) CMS
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Drupal
6 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) OneDrive
2 3 (3.57%) PaaS
2 3 (3.57%) Yammer
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) DNS
1 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.71%) JIRA
4 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.14%) Moq
6 5 (5.95%) AccuRev
6 5 (5.95%) NUnit
7 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.38%) MSTest
9 2 (2.38%) Rational Robot
9 2 (2.38%) Selenium
9 2 (2.38%) Subversion
9 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Back Office
2 2 (2.38%) Games
2 2 (2.38%) Law
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (76.19%) Developer
2 41 (48.81%) .NET Developer
3 27 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 23 (27.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Architect
8 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) CMS Developer
10 4 (4.76%) CRM Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (3.57%) ASP Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (3.57%) HTML Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Principal Developer
11 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Architect
11 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (53.57%) Entity Framework
3 39 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 33 (39.29%) HTML
5 31 (36.90%) CSS
6 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (22.62%) AngularJS
8 19 (22.62%) WCF
9 17 (20.24%) jQuery
10 15 (17.86%) XML
11 13 (15.48%) RESTful
12 11 (13.10%) Web Services
12 11 (13.10%) WinForms
12 11 (13.10%) WPF
13 8 (9.52%) HTML5
13 8 (9.52%) LINQ
14 7 (8.33%) JSON
14 7 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.57%) iPad
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) RIA
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (58.33%) MVC
2 19 (22.62%) TDD
3 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (21.43%) Scrum
4 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
4 11 (13.10%) Web Development
5 8 (9.52%) BDD
5 8 (9.52%) DevOps
5 8 (9.52%) ITIL
6 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.14%) Microservices
7 6 (7.14%) OO
7 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.95%) CRM
8 5 (5.95%) High Availability
9 4 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (78.57%) C#
2 49 (58.33%) SQL
3 43 (51.19%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Java
5 8 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.76%) C++
7 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.76%) Python
7 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.76%) VB
8 3 (3.57%) Go
8 3 (3.57%) Scala
9 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.38%) VB6
10 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.19%) COBOL
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) HNC
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) UAG
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Ansible
1 3 (3.57%) Mesos
2 1 (1.19%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.57%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.19%) Kofax
6 1 (1.19%) Telerik
6 1 (1.19%) Wonderware
6 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago