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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 61 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 99 153 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 5.29% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 5.73% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 72 55
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
3401 2671 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.92% 92.39% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1385 1044
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 215 179
Average hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

.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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -22 55 £325 -7.14% 62
Cheshire -19 26 £315 -10.00% 43
Lancashire -3 11 £330 +1.53% 11
Cumbria -7 5 - -
Merseyside -27 1 £300 - 14
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 200 (100.00%) .NET
2 170 (85.00%) C#
3 119 (59.50%) ASP.NET
4 114 (57.00%) SQL Server
5 103 (51.50%) MVC
6 87 (43.50%) JavaScript
7 79 (39.50%) HTML
8 74 (37.00%) CSS
9 72 (36.00%) SQL
10 68 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (32.00%) jQuery
12 58 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 48 (24.00%) Visual Studio
15 38 (19.00%) TDD
15 38 (19.00%) Microsoft
16 35 (17.50%) Web Services
17 34 (17.00%) Entity Framework
18 32 (16.00%) WCF
19 29 (14.50%) LINQ
19 29 (14.50%) Ajax
20 25 (12.50%) Scrum
20 25 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (11.50%) OO
22 22 (11.00%) XML
23 20 (10.00%) T-SQL
23 20 (10.00%) SOA
24 19 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
25 18 (9.00%) Unit Testing
26 17 (8.50%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (7.00%) CMS
2 9 (4.50%) Umbraco
3 8 (4.00%) IIS
4 7 (3.50%) Node.js
5 5 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.50%) Apache
5 5 (2.50%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (2.50%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.50%) Confluence
8 1 (0.50%) Kentico
8 1 (0.50%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) SaaS
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) ATM
1 1 (0.50%) HTTP
1 1 (0.50%) Internet
1 1 (0.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (57.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.00%) RavenDB
4 8 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.00%) OLAP
7 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.50%) MySQL
8 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.50%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.00%) NUnit
5 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.00%) JMeter
6 4 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.50%) JIRA
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.50%) MSTest
8 1 (0.50%) Moq
8 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.50%) Grunt
8 1 (0.50%) Bower
General
1 15 (7.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Retail
3 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (100.00%) .NET
2 119 (59.50%) ASP.NET
3 79 (39.50%) HTML
4 74 (37.00%) CSS
5 68 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (32.00%) jQuery
7 50 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 35 (17.50%) Web Services
9 34 (17.00%) Entity Framework
10 32 (16.00%) WCF
11 29 (14.50%) Ajax
11 29 (14.50%) LINQ
12 22 (11.00%) XML
13 16 (8.00%) HTML5
14 15 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 14 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.00%) RESTful
16 13 (6.50%) AngularJS
16 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (6.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.50%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.00%) Open Source
3 6 (3.00%) NHS
3 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.50%) W3C
7 2 (1.00%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Tandem
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.00%) Windows
2 6 (3.00%) Linux
3 5 (2.50%) UNIX
4 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.50%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (51.50%) MVC
2 58 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.00%) TDD
4 25 (12.50%) Scrum
5 23 (11.50%) OO
6 20 (10.00%) SOA
7 19 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.00%) Unit Testing
9 17 (8.50%) Web Development
10 11 (5.50%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.50%) Validation
12 9 (4.50%) Data Management
12 9 (4.50%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (3.50%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (3.00%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.00%) OOD
14 6 (3.00%) Workflow
15 5 (2.50%) OOP
15 5 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 170 (85.00%) C#
2 87 (43.50%) JavaScript
3 72 (36.00%) SQL
4 20 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.50%) Ruby
6 9 (4.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.00%) Python
7 6 (3.00%) C
8 5 (2.50%) XPath
8 5 (2.50%) C++
9 4 (2.00%) PHP
10 3 (1.50%) Java
11 2 (1.00%) VB
11 2 (1.00%) XAML
11 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.00%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.50%) PHP5
12 1 (0.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Degree
2 11 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.50%) MCPD
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
1 1 (0.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 38 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.00%) Oracle
3 6 (3.00%) Twitter
4 4 (2.00%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.00%) IBM
6 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.50%) Epicor
7 1 (0.50%) Google
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