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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 35 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 29 36 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.96% 3.90% 7.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 4.26% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 47
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£287 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
.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
674 845 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.08% 91.45% 91.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 428 365
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 56
Average hourly rate £18.13 £22.55 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.62 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

.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
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 27 January 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 +5 16 £275 -21.42% 15
Knutsford - 2 £298 - 2
Macclesfield - - - - 6
Nantwich - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Chester - - - - 5
Crewe - - - - 3
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (89.58%) C#
3 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 26 (54.17%) SQL
5 23 (47.92%) MVC
6 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
7 16 (33.33%) Web Services
8 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
8 13 (27.08%) HTML
8 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.08%) jQuery
9 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.00%) CSS
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
11 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (18.75%) Data Management
13 8 (16.67%) Windows
13 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 8 (16.67%) WCF
14 7 (14.58%) LINQ
14 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (14.58%) OO
14 7 (14.58%) TDD
14 7 (14.58%) Back Office
14 7 (14.58%) SOA
14 7 (14.58%) Validation
15 6 (12.50%) Finance
15 6 (12.50%) WinForms

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) NUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.08%) T4 Templates
4 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.08%) FxCop
4 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (14.58%) Back Office
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET
3 16 (33.33%) Web Services
4 13 (27.08%) HTML
4 13 (27.08%) jQuery
5 12 (25.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (16.67%) WCF
9 7 (14.58%) LINQ
10 6 (12.50%) WinForms
10 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (10.42%) Ajax
12 4 (8.33%) NHibernate
12 4 (8.33%) JSON
12 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.25%) RESTful
13 3 (6.25%) XML
14 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) W3C
4 1 (2.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) MVC
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Data Management
4 7 (14.58%) OO
4 7 (14.58%) TDD
4 7 (14.58%) SOA
4 7 (14.58%) Validation
5 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.25%) Web Development
6 3 (6.25%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.17%) User Stories
7 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) VB
5 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter
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