The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 24 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.01% 3.03% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.29% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £288 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.84%
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
Cheshire

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
139 152 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.29% 92.12% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 105 45
Median daily rate £400 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £519 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Chester region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Chester region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Ajax
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) Perforce
7 1 (10.00%) CMMI
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) CMMI
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce