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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 66 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 24 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.34% 1.51% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.59% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 18
Median daily rate £336 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.90%
.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
966 945 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.24% 94.97% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 589 391
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

.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
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 28 May 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Chester - 10 £325 - 3
Warrington -15 5 £336 +1.89% 8
Knutsford - 5 £425 - 1
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (87.76%) C#
3 38 (77.55%) MVC
4 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET
5 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.78%) SQL
6 19 (38.78%) TDD
7 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 17 (34.69%) HTML
7 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
8 15 (30.61%) CSS
9 13 (26.53%) jQuery
9 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
10 12 (24.49%) WCF
10 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (20.41%) Front End Development
12 10 (20.41%) HTML5
12 10 (20.41%) Entity Framework
12 10 (20.41%) Web Development
12 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
12 10 (20.41%) Web Services
12 10 (20.41%) XML
13 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (16.33%) CSS3
14 8 (16.33%) Translating Business Requirements
14 8 (16.33%) Finance
15 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering

.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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
2 4 (8.16%) TestComplete
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) Moq
4 2 (4.08%) Gradle
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (34.69%) HTML
4 15 (30.61%) CSS
5 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
5 13 (26.53%) jQuery
6 12 (24.49%) WCF
7 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (20.41%) Entity Framework
8 10 (20.41%) HTML5
8 10 (20.41%) Web Services
8 10 (20.41%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) CSS3
10 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (8.16%) JSON
12 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (6.12%) SOAP
12 3 (6.12%) WPF
13 2 (4.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) MVC
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
4 10 (20.41%) Front End Development
4 10 (20.41%) Web Development
5 8 (16.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) OO
8 4 (8.16%) Code Coverage
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.12%) Use Case
10 2 (4.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C#
2 19 (38.78%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.12%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) VB
8 2 (4.08%) XAML
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) VB6
9 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) EPiServer