The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 27 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 (dotNet)
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Contract jobs citing .NET 13 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 9.70% 9.73% 23.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.21% 38.10% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 40
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 84 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 28.36% 25.53% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 75 64
Median daily rate £375 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +47.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Warrington

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Warrington

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Warrington

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Warrington over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for .NET.

1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) C++
7 5 (29.41%) JSON
7 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 4 (23.53%) REST
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) HTML

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (17.65%) Kinematics
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (17.65%) RESTful
6 3 (17.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Linear Algebra
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
8 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) DevExpress
2 3 (17.65%) NVIDIA
3 1 (5.88%) VMware