The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 37 102 43
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -59
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 168 71 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.74% 1.60% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 1.69% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 55 72
Median daily rate £325 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
.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
3343 4210 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.38% 95.14% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 2572 1701
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 209 197
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

.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 26 September 2016.

.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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +34 87 £335 +8.94% 76
Cheshire +20 38 £316 -2.69% 24
Lancashire +34 21 £310 -29.78% 12
Merseyside +18 17 £313 +8.69% 21
Cumbria +13 2 £350 - 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 265 (100.00%) .NET
2 218 (82.26%) C#
3 159 (60.00%) MVC
4 158 (59.62%) ASP.NET
5 142 (53.58%) SQL Server
6 130 (49.06%) JavaScript
7 109 (41.13%) SQL
7 109 (41.13%) HTML
8 103 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (34.72%) CSS
10 87 (32.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (28.30%) .NET Framework
12 71 (26.79%) jQuery
13 59 (22.26%) Entity Framework
14 58 (21.89%) WCF
15 56 (21.13%) TDD
16 52 (19.62%) AngularJS
17 46 (17.36%) Web Services
18 44 (16.60%) XML
18 44 (16.60%) VB.NET
19 43 (16.23%) Microsoft
20 40 (15.09%) Web Development
21 36 (13.58%) Scrum
21 36 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 35 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
23 33 (12.45%) HTML5
24 32 (12.08%) Windows
25 29 (10.94%) T-SQL
25 29 (10.94%) WinForms
25 29 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (4.91%) CMS
2 10 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.26%) IIS
3 6 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.13%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.13%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 14 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.02%) Network Security
2 3 (1.13%) Intranet
3 2 (0.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (53.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.28%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.02%) MySQL
5 8 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.89%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.28%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.91%) NUnit
5 10 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.77%) Moq
6 8 (3.02%) JIRA
6 8 (3.02%) Subversion
7 4 (1.51%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.51%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.51%) Rational Robot
7 4 (1.51%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.13%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.13%) Grunt
8 3 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.13%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.13%) WiX
9 2 (0.75%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.75%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (7.55%) Finance
2 15 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.02%) Retail
4 3 (1.13%) Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Advertising
5 2 (0.75%) Billing
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (100.00%) .NET
2 158 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 109 (41.13%) HTML
4 92 (34.72%) CSS
5 87 (32.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (28.30%) .NET Framework
7 71 (26.79%) jQuery
8 59 (22.26%) Entity Framework
9 58 (21.89%) WCF
10 52 (19.62%) AngularJS
11 46 (17.36%) Web Services
12 44 (16.60%) XML
13 36 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 33 (12.45%) HTML5
15 29 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (10.94%) WinForms
16 21 (7.92%) SOAP
17 17 (6.42%) CSS3
18 16 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 15 (5.66%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.40%) Digital Media
2 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.26%) iPad
2 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
3 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.51%) NHS
5 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.13%) Physics
5 3 (1.13%) User Experience
6 1 (0.38%) Blog
6 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.38%) Social Network
6 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.08%) Windows
2 8 (3.02%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.89%) Linux
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.13%) Unix
5 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (60.00%) MVC
2 103 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (21.13%) TDD
4 40 (15.09%) Web Development
5 36 (13.58%) Scrum
6 28 (10.57%) Unit Testing
7 25 (9.43%) BDD
8 20 (7.55%) ERP
9 16 (6.04%) OO
10 15 (5.66%) CRM
11 13 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (4.91%) Project Management
12 11 (4.15%) Front End Development
13 9 (3.40%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.40%) User Stories
14 8 (3.02%) OOD
14 8 (3.02%) SDLC
15 7 (2.64%) E-Commerce
16 6 (2.26%) Migration
16 6 (2.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 218 (82.26%) C#
2 130 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 109 (41.13%) SQL
4 44 (16.60%) VB.NET
5 29 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 27 (10.19%) VB
7 19 (7.17%) VB6
8 11 (4.15%) Java
9 9 (3.40%) PHP
10 4 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.13%) C++
12 2 (0.75%) R
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) X++
13 1 (0.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.75%) MCP
4 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) MCAD
5 1 (0.38%) MCSD
5 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.75%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.66%) Oracle
3 9 (3.40%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.64%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.51%) SAP
5 4 (1.51%) Telerik
6 3 (1.13%) Twitter
7 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.75%) Perforce
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.38%) Ektron
8 1 (0.38%) Facebook
8 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
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