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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 71 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.74% 2.29% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.47% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 20
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +16.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £348 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
.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
1023 728 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.29% 92.50% 90.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 382 363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.72 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -50.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

.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 4 September 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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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 -16 3 £363 +39.42% 9
Crewe -8 2 £365 +12.30% 2
Chester -4 1 £288 - 16
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 12 (63.16%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (31.58%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (15.79%) AOP
10 3 (15.79%) Ruby
10 3 (15.79%) WPF
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) ERP

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (15.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) Bower
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) LINQ
8 2 (10.53%) WCF
8 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Tandem
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) OOD
6 3 (15.79%) AOP
7 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (5.26%) Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Cash Management
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
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