The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 23 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.42% 1.74% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.95% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 154 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 89.36% 89.53% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 51 48
Average daily rate £285 £312 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £464 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.68 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.54% -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Chester region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Chester region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) MVC
4 11 (73.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 7 (46.67%) Pair Programming
7 6 (40.00%) Web Development
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (33.33%) CSS3
9 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (20.00%) JSON
10 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
10 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (20.00%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
10 3 (20.00%) User Stories
10 3 (20.00%) LINQ
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (13.33%) Node.js
11 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (20.00%) LINQ
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
8 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Pair Programming
3 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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