Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 118 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 +64
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 125 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.09% 1.58% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% 4.98% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 89
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £300 £290
90th Percentile £475 £425 £575
England median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -1.47% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £40.63 £39.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £44.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +34.62% -23.53%

.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 2,036 1,807 1,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.09% 31.72% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,413 1,226 1,348
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £550 £534 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 26
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.70 £18.53 £15.38
90th Percentile £57.70 £50.51 £44.88
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

.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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +2 67 £350 - 54
Cheshire +3 28 £388 +3.33% 13
Merseyside +16 23 £405 +11.72% 12
Lancashire -22 6 £225 -27.42% 15
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 105 (84.00%) C#
3 69 (55.20%) MVC
4 59 (47.20%) SQL Server
5 58 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (42.40%) Entity Framework
7 51 (40.80%) JavaScript
8 48 (38.40%) SQL
9 37 (29.60%) Visual Studio
10 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
11 35 (28.00%) ASP.NET
12 32 (25.60%) HTML
12 32 (25.60%) CSS
13 27 (21.60%) AngularJS
14 23 (18.40%) Web Services
15 20 (16.00%) Degree
15 20 (16.00%) NoSQL
16 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (14.40%) E-Commerce
18 17 (13.60%) CRM
18 17 (13.60%) Computer Science
18 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (13.60%) .NET Core
19 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 16 (12.80%) User Experience
19 16 (12.80%) Test Automation
19 16 (12.80%) JIRA
19 16 (12.80%) TDD
20 15 (12.00%) WinForms
20 15 (12.00%) WCF

.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 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.40%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (47.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.60%) DB2
6 2 (1.60%) QlikView
6 2 (1.60%) Redis
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.80%) Power BI
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (29.60%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.80%) JIRA
3 15 (12.00%) AccuRev
4 12 (9.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (5.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.80%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.00%) Selenium
8 4 (3.20%) NUnit
8 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.40%) JUnit
9 3 (2.40%) Subversion
10 2 (1.60%) Plastic SCM
10 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.80%) Appium
11 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 9 (7.20%) Legal
2 5 (4.00%) Banking
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Law
4 3 (2.40%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (83.20%) Developer
2 79 (63.20%) .NET Developer
3 43 (34.40%) C# Developer
4 33 (26.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.20%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (8.80%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.20%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (7.20%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 9 (7.20%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (6.40%) SQL Developer
11 7 (5.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Angular Developer
13 5 (4.00%) React Developer
13 5 (4.00%) Team Leader
14 4 (3.20%) Analyst
14 4 (3.20%) HTML Developer
15 3 (2.40%) Senior Developer
15 3 (2.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (42.40%) Entity Framework
3 35 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 32 (25.60%) CSS
4 32 (25.60%) HTML
5 27 (21.60%) AngularJS
6 23 (18.40%) Web Services
7 17 (13.60%) .NET Core
7 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (12.00%) WCF
9 15 (12.00%) WinForms
9 15 (12.00%) WPF
10 13 (10.40%) RESTful
11 12 (9.60%) Node.js
11 12 (9.60%) React
12 10 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (6.40%) Vue.js
14 7 (5.60%) jQuery
15 6 (4.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.80%) User Experience
3 14 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.60%) Android
1 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.60%) Windows
2 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (55.20%) MVC
2 58 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.40%) E-Commerce
4 17 (13.60%) CRM
5 16 (12.80%) TDD
5 16 (12.80%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.00%) DevOps
7 14 (11.20%) Case Management
7 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.20%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.40%) Front End Development
8 13 (10.40%) ITIL
8 13 (10.40%) SOLID
9 12 (9.60%) Service Management
10 11 (8.80%) Workflow
11 10 (8.00%) Static Code Analysis
12 9 (7.20%) Web Application Development
13 8 (6.40%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (84.00%) C#
2 51 (40.80%) JavaScript
3 48 (38.40%) SQL
4 15 (12.00%) Java
4 15 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.80%) Python
6 9 (7.20%) Ruby
6 9 (7.20%) Scala
7 6 (4.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.80%) Erlang
9 1 (0.80%) Go
9 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) CISSP
2 2 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.60%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.80%) MCTS
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.20%) Apple
3 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.60%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.60%) Telerik
4 2 (1.60%) Teradata
5 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.80%) Google
5 1 (0.80%) iManage
5 1 (0.80%) Intapp
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle
5 1 (0.80%) UiPath