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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 39 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 37 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.61% 1.73% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 1.81% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 21
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £281 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
.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
747 1107 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.14% 95.60% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 749 389
Median daily rate £390 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 73
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.21% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

.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 September 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 September 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 +11 7 £350 +1.44% 6
Macclesfield +4 5 £275 -14.06% 2
Chester 0 3 £300 +4.34% 5
Congleton - 2 £275 -
Northwich - 2 £325 - 1
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (83.05%) C#
3 38 (64.41%) MVC
4 35 (59.32%) JavaScript
5 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
6 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
7 21 (35.59%) CSS
7 21 (35.59%) SQL
7 21 (35.59%) HTML
8 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (30.51%) TDD
9 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (22.03%) WCF
11 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
12 10 (16.95%) Web Development
12 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
12 10 (16.95%) jQuery
12 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
13 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
13 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (13.56%) CRM
14 8 (13.56%) Windows
14 8 (13.56%) Web Services
15 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
15 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
15 7 (11.86%) HTML5
15 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing

.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 2 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) NServiceBus
1 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.08%) TestComplete
5 2 (3.39%) Gradle
5 2 (3.39%) Moq
5 2 (3.39%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.69%) Grunt
6 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) NUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Protractor
6 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 21 (35.59%) CSS
3 21 (35.59%) HTML
4 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (22.03%) WCF
6 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
7 10 (16.95%) jQuery
8 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
9 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (13.56%) Web Services
10 7 (11.86%) HTML5
11 5 (8.47%) Ajax
11 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (8.47%) CSS3
11 5 (8.47%) XML
12 4 (6.78%) LINQ
12 4 (6.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) iPad
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) MVC
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) TDD
3 10 (16.95%) Web Development
4 8 (13.56%) CRM
5 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) BDD
8 3 (5.08%) Code Coverage
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) ERP
8 3 (5.08%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.39%) Microservices
9 2 (3.39%) SDLC
9 2 (3.39%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) C#
2 35 (59.32%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.59%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.08%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Perforce