The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 35 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 32 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.13% 5.14% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 5.48% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 18
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£293 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
728 730 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.94% 93.83% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 370 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 69 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.68% +28.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £43.65 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cheshire region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 14 £275 - 14
Chester -9 3 £325 +1.56% 8
Crewe - 1 £225 - 5
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 8
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Winsford - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (88.46%) C#
3 29 (55.77%) MVC
4 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
5 25 (48.08%) SQL
6 24 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 17 (32.69%) jQuery
8 15 (28.85%) HTML
8 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
9 14 (26.92%) CSS
10 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
13 10 (19.23%) Web Services
13 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.31%) TDD
14 9 (17.31%) Data Management
15 8 (15.38%) OO
15 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
15 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
16 7 (13.46%) LINQ
16 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (13.46%) Validation
16 7 (13.46%) SOA
17 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
17 6 (11.54%) Finance
17 6 (11.54%) WCF
17 6 (11.54%) Ajax
17 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.92%) FxCop
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.92%) T4 Templates
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 17 (32.69%) jQuery
4 15 (28.85%) HTML
5 14 (26.92%) CSS
6 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
8 10 (19.23%) Web Services
9 7 (13.46%) LINQ
10 6 (11.54%) WCF
10 6 (11.54%) Ajax
11 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.69%) JSON
12 4 (7.69%) NHibernate
13 3 (5.77%) XML
13 3 (5.77%) RESTful
13 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
14 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) TDD
3 9 (17.31%) Data Management
4 8 (15.38%) OO
5 7 (13.46%) Validation
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
6 5 (9.62%) Web Development
7 4 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) UML
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.85%) User Stories
9 2 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.85%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) C#
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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