The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 53 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 14 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.75% 2.99% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 3.27% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.30
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 703 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.64% 91.54% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 292 433
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.16 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
.NET Developer
North West

.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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Knutsford - 3 £350 - 1
Chester +5 2 £375 +25.00% 7
Crewe +1 1 £290 -3.33% 2
Macclesfield -2 1 - - 5
Warrington -16 1 £300 +26.31% 7
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - - 1
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) C#
3 38 (77.55%) HTML
4 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
4 33 (67.35%) MVC
5 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
6 28 (57.14%) CSS
7 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
8 22 (44.90%) TDD
9 21 (42.86%) SQL
10 17 (34.69%) HTML5
11 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (28.57%) jQuery
13 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
13 13 (26.53%) Pair Programming
13 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
14 12 (24.49%) Scrum
15 10 (20.41%) Windows
16 9 (18.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 9 (18.37%) Web Services
16 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
16 9 (18.37%) Ajax
17 8 (16.33%) Finance
17 8 (16.33%) WCF
18 7 (14.29%) LINQ
18 7 (14.29%) CSS3
18 7 (14.29%) SOA
19 6 (12.24%) Web Development
19 6 (12.24%) JSON

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) Moq
3 1 (2.04%) WiX
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (77.55%) HTML
3 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
4 28 (57.14%) CSS
5 17 (34.69%) HTML5
6 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (28.57%) jQuery
8 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
9 9 (18.37%) Ajax
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (16.33%) WCF
11 7 (14.29%) LINQ
11 7 (14.29%) CSS3
12 6 (12.24%) JSON
13 5 (10.20%) NHibernate
13 5 (10.20%) XML
14 4 (8.16%) SOAP
14 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) MVC
2 22 (44.90%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Pair Programming
5 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) SOA
7 6 (12.24%) Web Development
7 6 (12.24%) User Stories
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.20%) MVVM
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
11 2 (4.08%) Document Management
11 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.04%) Business Development
12 1 (2.04%) BDD
12 1 (2.04%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) C#
2 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) VB
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
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