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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 57 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 86 103 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.70% 3.73% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 4.13% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 101
Average daily rate
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£323 £310 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +4.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £254 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.96 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% -
.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
2925 2495 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.81% 90.33% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1212 1396
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 192 190
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.67 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

.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 21 November 2014.

.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 21 November 2014. 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 -7 57 £318 -2.30% 85
Cheshire +12 18 £325 +8.33% 58
Merseyside -15 6 £300 - 15
Lancashire -28 4 £330 +14.78% 19
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 176 (89.80%) C#
3 122 (62.24%) ASP.NET
4 121 (61.73%) SQL Server
5 101 (51.53%) MVC
6 88 (44.90%) HTML
7 68 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 68 (34.69%) CSS
8 67 (34.18%) SQL
9 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (29.08%) Web Services
11 54 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (27.04%) .NET Framework
13 52 (26.53%) jQuery
14 45 (22.96%) WCF
15 43 (21.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (21.94%) Visual Studio
16 39 (19.90%) TDD
17 38 (19.39%) Microsoft
18 34 (17.35%) OO
18 34 (17.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 30 (15.31%) LINQ
19 30 (15.31%) Scrum
20 27 (13.78%) HTML5
21 25 (12.76%) Ajax
22 23 (11.73%) XML
23 22 (11.22%) T-SQL
24 21 (10.71%) VB
24 21 (10.71%) Windows
25 20 (10.20%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.53%) Apache
4 3 (1.53%) CMS
4 3 (1.53%) Node.js
4 3 (1.53%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (1.53%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) Intranet
2 2 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (61.73%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.04%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (21.94%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.59%) NUnit
4 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.04%) MSTest
6 3 (1.53%) Subversion
6 3 (1.53%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.51%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.51%) FxCop
8 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.51%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.51%) Selenium
8 1 (0.51%) MorphX
General
1 18 (9.18%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Retail
3 7 (3.57%) Back Office
4 4 (2.04%) Banking
5 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (62.24%) ASP.NET
3 88 (44.90%) HTML
4 68 (34.69%) CSS
5 57 (29.08%) Web Services
6 54 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (27.04%) .NET Framework
8 52 (26.53%) jQuery
9 45 (22.96%) WCF
10 34 (17.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (15.31%) LINQ
12 27 (13.78%) HTML5
13 25 (12.76%) Ajax
14 23 (11.73%) XML
15 20 (10.20%) WPF
16 15 (7.65%) REST
17 14 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 14 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (7.14%) WinForms
18 13 (6.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.04%) NHS
3 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.04%) Open Source
4 2 (1.02%) RIA
5 1 (0.51%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.51%) W3C
5 1 (0.51%) Tandem
5 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.53%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (51.53%) MVC
2 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.90%) TDD
4 34 (17.35%) OO
5 30 (15.31%) Scrum
6 17 (8.67%) Unit Testing
7 14 (7.14%) SOA
8 13 (6.63%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.12%) MVVM
10 11 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.61%) Web Development
10 11 (5.61%) OOD
10 11 (5.61%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.59%) CRM
12 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.06%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.55%) Pair Programming
14 5 (2.55%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.55%) Business Analysis
14 5 (2.55%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 176 (89.80%) C#
2 68 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 67 (34.18%) SQL
4 22 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 21 (10.71%) VB
6 6 (3.06%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.04%) C++
7 4 (2.04%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.04%) VB6
7 4 (2.04%) XPath
8 3 (1.53%) Ruby
8 3 (1.53%) VBScript
9 2 (1.02%) C
9 2 (1.02%) XAML
9 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) X++
10 1 (0.51%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.51%) Java
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.65%) Oracle
3 5 (2.55%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.04%) Sybase
5 2 (1.02%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Epicor
6 1 (0.51%) Telerik
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