The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 48 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 16 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.04% 3.83% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 4.22% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
737 688 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.13% 90.89% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 286 437
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 44 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.03 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.17 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
.NET Developer
North West

.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 24 July 2014.

.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 24 July 2014. 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
Chester +5 2 £375 +25.00% 7
Crewe +1 2 £308 +2.50% 2
Macclesfield -2 2 £325 - 4
Knutsford - 2 £325 - 2
Warrington -20 1 £300 +26.31% 6
Wilmslow - - - - 5
Alderley Edge - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (80.00%) C#
3 39 (78.00%) HTML
4 34 (68.00%) JavaScript
5 33 (66.00%) MVC
6 30 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 30 (60.00%) CSS
7 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 24 (48.00%) TDD
9 21 (42.00%) SQL
10 18 (36.00%) HTML5
11 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (30.00%) Pair Programming
14 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
14 14 (28.00%) jQuery
15 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
15 13 (26.00%) Scrum
16 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (18.00%) Ajax
16 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
16 9 (18.00%) Windows
16 9 (18.00%) Web Services
17 8 (16.00%) Finance
18 7 (14.00%) LINQ
18 7 (14.00%) CSS3
18 7 (14.00%) Web Development
18 7 (14.00%) WCF
18 7 (14.00%) SOA
19 6 (12.00%) XML

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) Moq
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) WiX
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (78.00%) HTML
3 30 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (60.00%) CSS
4 18 (36.00%) HTML5
5 16 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (28.00%) jQuery
7 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (18.00%) Ajax
8 9 (18.00%) Web Services
9 7 (14.00%) LINQ
9 7 (14.00%) CSS3
9 7 (14.00%) WCF
10 6 (12.00%) XML
10 6 (12.00%) JSON
11 5 (10.00%) SOAP
11 5 (10.00%) NHibernate
12 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) UNIX
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) MVC
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 7 (14.00%) SOA
7 6 (12.00%) User Stories
8 5 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) MVVM
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.00%) Document Management
10 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Management
11 1 (2.00%) Demand Management
11 1 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) C#
2 34 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Java
8 1 (2.00%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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