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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 88 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 64 93 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 3.08% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 3.29% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 56
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£325 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
.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
3393 2828 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.45% 93.64% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1972 1529 1119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 174
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

.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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -26 38 £325 - 59
Lancashire +3 7 £338 +35.00% 25
Merseyside -9 7 £305 -6.15% 15
Cheshire -12 5 £365 +12.30% 43
Cumbria - 5 - - 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 173 (100.00%) .NET
2 147 (84.97%) C#
3 101 (58.38%) MVC
4 100 (57.80%) ASP.NET
5 88 (50.87%) JavaScript
5 88 (50.87%) SQL Server
6 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (36.99%) SQL
8 57 (32.95%) HTML
9 55 (31.79%) CSS
9 55 (31.79%) jQuery
10 54 (31.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (30.64%) .NET Framework
12 48 (27.75%) WCF
13 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
14 33 (19.08%) Entity Framework
14 33 (19.08%) Scrum
14 33 (19.08%) Visual Studio
15 29 (16.76%) TDD
16 25 (14.45%) Unit Testing
17 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (13.87%) Web Services
18 22 (12.72%) OO
18 22 (12.72%) Ajax
19 21 (12.14%) LINQ
19 21 (12.14%) SDLC
20 18 (10.40%) HTML5
21 17 (9.83%) Git (software)
21 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 16 (9.25%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (9.25%) CMS
2 12 (6.94%) IIS
3 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.36%) Umbraco
4 8 (4.62%) Node.js
5 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.58%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) PaaS
2 2 (1.16%) IaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) ATM
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (50.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.62%) RavenDB
5 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.31%) OLAP
8 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) MySQL
9 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.16%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.58%) SSDT
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (19.08%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.83%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.05%) ReSharper
5 5 (2.89%) NUnit
6 4 (2.31%) JMeter
6 4 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.73%) Subversion
7 3 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.58%) gulp
8 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) MSTest
8 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.58%) Moq
8 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.58%) Grunt
8 1 (0.58%) Bower
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (8.09%) Finance
2 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
4 2 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (57.80%) ASP.NET
3 57 (32.95%) HTML
4 55 (31.79%) CSS
4 55 (31.79%) jQuery
5 54 (31.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (30.64%) .NET Framework
7 48 (27.75%) WCF
8 33 (19.08%) Entity Framework
9 24 (13.87%) Web Services
10 22 (12.72%) Ajax
11 21 (12.14%) LINQ
12 18 (10.40%) HTML5
13 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 13 (7.51%) AngularJS
15 12 (6.94%) WPF
16 11 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (5.78%) XML
18 9 (5.20%) JSON
18 9 (5.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.73%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.73%) Tandem
5 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) Social Network
5 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Statistics
6 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Windows
2 5 (2.89%) Linux
2 5 (2.89%) UNIX
3 2 (1.16%) Android
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (58.38%) MVC
2 65 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.08%) Scrum
4 29 (16.76%) TDD
5 25 (14.45%) Unit Testing
6 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (12.72%) OO
8 21 (12.14%) SDLC
9 13 (7.51%) Web Development
10 12 (6.94%) SOA
11 10 (5.78%) OOP
11 10 (5.78%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (4.62%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.05%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (4.05%) CQRS
13 7 (4.05%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.05%) OOD
14 5 (2.89%) AOP
14 5 (2.89%) BDD
15 4 (2.31%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (84.97%) C#
2 88 (50.87%) JavaScript
3 64 (36.99%) SQL
4 12 (6.94%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.36%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.20%) Ruby
7 8 (4.62%) Python
8 6 (3.47%) VB
9 5 (2.89%) C++
9 5 (2.89%) C
10 4 (2.31%) Java
10 4 (2.31%) PHP
11 2 (1.16%) PHP5
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.58%) XPath
12 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (6.36%) Degree
2 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) HL7
Vendors
1 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.51%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) Twitter
4 4 (2.31%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.16%) Facebook
5 2 (1.16%) Google
5 2 (1.16%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Avaya
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