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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 10 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 2.51% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.72% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 28
Median daily rate £331 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
469 847 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.75% 92.47% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 536 415
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 59
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £28.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

.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 19 February 2017.

.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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +28 4 £338 +3.84% 10
Chester -3 2 £260 -25.71% 4
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, .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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 17 (73.91%) MVC
4 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 16 (69.57%) .NET Framework
5 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
6 13 (56.52%) Entity Framework
7 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
9 10 (43.48%) CSS
9 10 (43.48%) HTML
9 10 (43.48%) SQL
10 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (30.43%) TDD
12 6 (26.09%) jQuery
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 5 (21.74%) Scrum
13 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
13 5 (21.74%) Project Management
13 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (17.39%) WCF
15 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
15 3 (13.04%) NUnit
15 3 (13.04%) Moq
15 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
15 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
15 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.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 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Content Management Server
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Moq
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Bower
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Grunt
4 1 (4.35%) gulp
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.35%) Protractor
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) .NET Framework
3 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) Entity Framework
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (43.48%) CSS
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (17.39%) WCF
12 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (13.04%) Ninject
13 2 (8.70%) AutoMapper
13 2 (8.70%) CSS3
13 2 (8.70%) HTML5
13 2 (8.70%) RESTful
13 2 (8.70%) Web Services
13 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) MVC
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Typography
7 1 (4.35%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore