Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 108 163
Rank change year-on-year -5 +55 -58
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 91 124 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.82% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 6.49% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 90 50
North West median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £300 £290 £285
90th Percentile £425 £575 £475
England median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% - -
10th Percentile £40.63 £39.05 £41.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +13.33%

.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 1819 1910 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.71% 28.01% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1337 1259
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

.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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +12 51 £350 - 36
Cheshire +3 20 £375 +15.38% 22
Lancashire +13 10 £310 +12.73% 10
Merseyside -4 7 £363 +3.57% 2
Cumbria -6 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (84.62%) C#
3 67 (73.63%) MVC
4 63 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 56 (61.54%) SQL
6 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (57.14%) Entity Framework
7 47 (51.65%) ASP.NET
8 39 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 39 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (39.56%) JavaScript
10 33 (36.26%) TDD
10 33 (36.26%) WCF
11 31 (34.07%) HTML
11 31 (34.07%) CSS
12 27 (29.67%) WinForms
13 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (27.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (25.27%) jQuery
15 23 (25.27%) WPF
15 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
16 17 (18.68%) Scrum
17 16 (17.58%) Web Services
17 16 (17.58%) Windows
17 16 (17.58%) KnockoutJS
18 15 (16.48%) HTML5
18 15 (16.48%) Degree
19 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
20 13 (14.29%) NoSQL

.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 7 (7.69%) NServiceBus
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.30%) PaaS
2 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.20%) Yammer
3 1 (1.10%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DNS
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.49%) MySQL
6 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.20%) SSDT
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.19%) JIRA
3 9 (9.89%) AccuRev
3 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.79%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.40%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.40%) gulp
6 4 (4.40%) Rational Robot
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.30%) Grunt
7 3 (3.30%) NUnit
7 3 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.30%) Protractor
8 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.20%) Moq
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.10%) MSTest
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Back Office
2 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.30%) Marketing
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Law
3 1 (1.10%) Publishing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (80.22%) Developer
2 50 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 31 (34.07%) C# Developer
4 26 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.89%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.69%) Angular Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Architect
11 4 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.40%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.30%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
12 3 (3.30%) MySQL Developer
12 3 (3.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 47 (51.65%) ASP.NET
4 39 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 39 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (36.26%) WCF
6 31 (34.07%) CSS
6 31 (34.07%) HTML
7 27 (29.67%) WinForms
8 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (25.27%) jQuery
9 23 (25.27%) WPF
10 16 (17.58%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (17.58%) Web Services
11 15 (16.48%) HTML5
12 12 (13.19%) CSS3
12 12 (13.19%) RESTful
13 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.99%) JSON
14 10 (10.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Replication
6 2 (2.20%) RIA
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (73.63%) MVC
2 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (36.26%) TDD
4 17 (18.68%) Scrum
5 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Web Application Development
8 9 (9.89%) Web Development
9 8 (8.79%) SOLID
9 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.59%) DevOps
11 6 (6.59%) OO
12 5 (5.49%) BDD
12 5 (5.49%) ITIL
12 5 (5.49%) Project Management
13 4 (4.40%) OOP
13 4 (4.40%) SDLC
13 4 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (84.62%) C#
2 56 (61.54%) SQL
3 36 (39.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.89%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.49%) VB
6 4 (4.40%) C++
6 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.40%) VB6
7 3 (3.30%) Go
7 3 (3.30%) Java
7 3 (3.30%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) Scala
7 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) COBIT
1 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Ansible
1 3 (3.30%) Mesos
2 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.20%) Capita
5 1 (1.10%) Telerik
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin