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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 44 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 20 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.54% 3.18% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 3.52% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 11
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£325 £278 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.90% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £630 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
.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
726 825 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.13% 90.46% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 396 463
Average daily rate £380 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 58 43
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.74 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

.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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Macclesfield +4 8 £325 +36.84% 2
Crewe 0 6 £325 - 3
Warrington -12 3 £260 -13.33% 9
Chester +11 2 £294 -9.61% 12
Knutsford +11 2 £325 +38.29% 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 4
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (89.74%) C#
3 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
4 21 (53.85%) MVC
5 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
5 20 (51.28%) SQL
6 19 (48.72%) HTML
7 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 15 (38.46%) Web Services
9 14 (35.90%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) Windows
11 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (23.08%) WinForms
12 9 (23.08%) VB
13 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
13 8 (20.51%) Back Office
13 8 (20.51%) WCF
13 8 (20.51%) HTML5
14 6 (15.38%) Scrum
14 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
14 6 (15.38%) TDD
15 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
15 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
15 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
15 5 (12.82%) jQuery
16 4 (10.26%) CSS3
16 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (5.13%) Node.js
1 2 (5.13%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.56%) NUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) T4 Templates
2 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.56%) FxCop
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET
3 19 (48.72%) HTML
4 15 (38.46%) Web Services
5 14 (35.90%) CSS
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.08%) WinForms
8 8 (20.51%) WCF
8 8 (20.51%) HTML5
9 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 5 (12.82%) jQuery
11 4 (10.26%) CSS3
11 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.26%) Ajax
11 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
11 4 (10.26%) LINQ
12 3 (7.69%) JSON
12 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Tandem
1 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Scrum
3 6 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) User Stories
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.13%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.08%) VB
5 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Java
8 1 (2.56%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Twitter
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
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