The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 35 44 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 29 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.72% 3.05% 7.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.45% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 54
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +12.00%
.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
710 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.03% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 417 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £490 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 56
Average hourly rate £18.02 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
Warrington -7 13 £275 -15.38% 10
Crewe - 3 £438 - 3
Knutsford - 3 £310 - 2
Chester +3 2 £375 - 6
Runcorn - 2 - -
Sandbach - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 7
Nantwich - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 2
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (87.76%) C#
3 31 (63.27%) SQL Server
4 29 (59.18%) SQL
5 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
6 26 (53.06%) MVC
7 19 (38.78%) HTML
8 18 (36.73%) Web Services
9 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
10 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (28.57%) CSS
12 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
12 13 (26.53%) jQuery
13 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
13 11 (22.45%) Windows
14 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
15 9 (18.37%) LINQ
16 8 (16.33%) WCF
17 7 (14.29%) TDD
17 7 (14.29%) Finance
17 7 (14.29%) Back Office
17 7 (14.29%) OO
17 7 (14.29%) VB
17 7 (14.29%) Data Management
18 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 6 (12.24%) WinForms
19 5 (10.20%) Validation
19 5 (10.20%) SOA

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.12%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (63.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) NUnit
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.04%) T4 Templates
4 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) FxCop
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
3 19 (38.78%) HTML
4 18 (36.73%) Web Services
5 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (28.57%) CSS
7 13 (26.53%) jQuery
8 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
9 9 (18.37%) LINQ
10 8 (16.33%) WCF
11 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (12.24%) WinForms
12 5 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (8.16%) Ajax
13 4 (8.16%) NHibernate
13 4 (8.16%) JSON
13 4 (8.16%) HTML5
13 4 (8.16%) REST
13 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
3 1 (2.04%) Tandem
3 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) MVC
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) TDD
3 7 (14.29%) OO
3 7 (14.29%) Data Management
4 5 (10.20%) Validation
4 5 (10.20%) SOA
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) UML
5 3 (6.12%) Web Development
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.08%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.08%) User Stories
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.04%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C#
2 29 (59.18%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) VB
5 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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