The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 47 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 12 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 2.27% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.41% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 18
Median daily rate £325 £320 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +11.59%
.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
607 955 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.70% 94.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 667 380
Median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 3 £325 +7.43% 7
Chester 0 1 £300 -3.22% 3
Macclesfield -2 1 £300 -6.25% 2
Runcorn - 1 £325 -
Crewe - 1 £350 - 2
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (84.91%) C#
3 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
4 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
5 32 (60.38%) MVC
6 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
7 24 (45.28%) SQL
8 23 (43.40%) CSS
9 21 (39.62%) HTML
10 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
11 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (32.08%) Entity Framework
12 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
14 13 (24.53%) TDD
15 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (22.64%) jQuery
16 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
16 10 (18.87%) Web Development
17 9 (16.98%) WCF
18 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
18 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 7 (13.21%) CRM
18 7 (13.21%) Web Services
18 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
19 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
19 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
19 6 (11.32%) CSS3
19 6 (11.32%) HTML5
19 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.77%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
1 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Moq
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Grunt
3 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Protractor
3 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
3 23 (43.40%) CSS
4 21 (39.62%) HTML
5 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
6 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (32.08%) Entity Framework
8 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
9 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (22.64%) jQuery
10 9 (16.98%) WCF
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (13.21%) Web Services
12 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (11.32%) CSS3
12 6 (11.32%) HTML5
13 4 (7.55%) Ajax
13 4 (7.55%) LINQ
13 4 (7.55%) XML
14 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
2 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) MVC
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Web Development
5 7 (13.21%) CRM
5 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.77%) ERP
9 2 (3.77%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.77%) ITIL
9 2 (3.77%) Microservices
9 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) SDLC
9 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.77%) UML
9 2 (3.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) C#
2 37 (69.81%) JavaScript
3 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Perforce
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore