The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 48 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 95 126 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.02% 4.72% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 5.08% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 99
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£310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +18.33%
.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester -9 53 £325 +8.33% 81
Cheshire 0 31 £300 -6.25% 39
Lancashire -20 8 £325 - 16
Merseyside -14 1 £300 -33.33% 15
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 181 (100.00%) .NET
2 161 (88.95%) C#
3 113 (62.43%) SQL Server
4 105 (58.01%) ASP.NET
5 81 (44.75%) MVC
6 80 (44.20%) HTML
7 76 (41.99%) JavaScript
8 67 (37.02%) CSS
9 62 (34.25%) SQL
10 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (28.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (27.62%) jQuery
13 42 (23.20%) Visual Studio
14 40 (22.10%) .NET Framework
15 39 (21.55%) TDD
16 37 (20.44%) Web Services
17 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
18 29 (16.02%) Ajax
19 28 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (14.92%) WCF
21 23 (12.71%) LINQ
21 23 (12.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 23 (12.71%) XML
22 21 (11.60%) Scrum
23 20 (11.05%) SOA
24 19 (10.50%) OO
24 19 (10.50%) T-SQL
24 19 (10.50%) Degree
24 19 (10.50%) HTML5
25 15 (8.29%) Finance

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (5.52%) Umbraco
2 7 (3.87%) CMS
2 7 (3.87%) IIS
3 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.76%) Apache
4 5 (2.76%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.76%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (2.76%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.66%) Node.js
6 1 (0.55%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.55%) Lync
6 1 (0.55%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) SaaS
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (62.43%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.87%) RavenDB
5 6 (3.31%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) MySQL
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.55%) OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.55%) Big Data
9 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (23.20%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.97%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.31%) NUnit
5 3 (1.66%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.10%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) MorphX
7 1 (0.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.55%) JMeter
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.55%) T4 Templates
7 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.55%) FxCop
7 1 (0.55%) MSTest
7 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (8.29%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Retail
3 10 (5.52%) Back Office
4 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (100.00%) .NET
2 105 (58.01%) ASP.NET
3 80 (44.20%) HTML
4 67 (37.02%) CSS
5 52 (28.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (27.62%) jQuery
7 40 (22.10%) .NET Framework
8 37 (20.44%) Web Services
9 29 (16.02%) Ajax
10 27 (14.92%) WCF
11 23 (12.71%) LINQ
11 23 (12.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (12.71%) XML
12 19 (10.50%) HTML5
13 13 (7.18%) RESTful
13 13 (7.18%) REST
13 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 13 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (6.08%) JSON
15 10 (5.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.31%) Open Source
3 6 (3.31%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.31%) NHS
3 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.66%) W3C
6 2 (1.10%) Linked Data
6 2 (1.10%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Tandem
7 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.08%) Windows
2 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.66%) Linux
3 3 (1.66%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) UNIX
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.75%) MVC
2 54 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.55%) TDD
4 21 (11.60%) Scrum
5 20 (11.05%) SOA
6 19 (10.50%) OO
7 13 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (6.08%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.52%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.52%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.52%) Web Development
10 9 (4.97%) Validation
10 9 (4.97%) Data Management
11 7 (3.87%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.87%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (3.31%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (3.31%) CRM
12 6 (3.31%) Workflow
13 5 (2.76%) Pair Programming
13 5 (2.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 161 (88.95%) C#
2 76 (41.99%) JavaScript
3 62 (34.25%) SQL
4 19 (10.50%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.18%) VB
6 9 (4.97%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.42%) Ruby
8 5 (2.76%) XPath
9 4 (2.21%) C
9 4 (2.21%) PHP
9 4 (2.21%) C++
9 4 (2.21%) XAML
9 4 (2.21%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.66%) VBScript
10 3 (1.66%) Python
11 2 (1.10%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.10%) Java
12 1 (0.55%) X++
12 1 (0.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (10.50%) Degree
2 11 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MCPD
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle
3 5 (2.76%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.55%) Telerik
4 1 (0.55%) Epicor
4 1 (0.55%) IBM
4 1 (0.55%) Twitter
4 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
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