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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
England / North West
Rank 47 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 97 112 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.67% 2.93% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 3.09% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 85 79
Median daily rate £325 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
2508 3625 3153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.92% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2158 1727
Median daily rate £380 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 199 199
Median hourly rate £18.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.20% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

.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 23 February 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 -3 48 £338 +3.05% 50
Lancashire +24 22 £275 +10.00% 14
Merseyside +6 17 £319 -0.77% 9
Cheshire +16 8 £338 +3.84% 33
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, .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.

1 260 (100.00%) .NET
2 225 (86.54%) C#
3 152 (58.46%) ASP.NET
4 151 (58.08%) MVC
5 129 (49.62%) JavaScript
6 125 (48.08%) HTML
6 125 (48.08%) SQL Server
7 107 (41.15%) SQL
8 102 (39.23%) CSS
9 91 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (32.31%) .NET Framework
12 57 (21.92%) Entity Framework
13 50 (19.23%) XML
13 50 (19.23%) AngularJS
14 46 (17.69%) jQuery
15 44 (16.92%) Web Services
16 41 (15.77%) Microsoft
17 39 (15.00%) TDD
18 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (13.85%) VB.NET
20 35 (13.46%) Scrum
21 30 (11.54%) T-SQL
22 29 (11.15%) WCF
22 29 (11.15%) NoSQL
23 28 (10.77%) VB
24 27 (10.38%) OO
25 26 (10.00%) Umbraco
25 26 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
25 26 (10.00%) VB6

.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 26 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 22 (8.46%) CMS
3 13 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (3.85%) EPiServer
5 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.54%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.15%) IIS
7 3 (1.15%) Kentico
7 3 (1.15%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.77%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.77%) DNN
8 2 (0.77%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.31%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.15%) NoSQL
3 26 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.77%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.31%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.54%) MySQL
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.15%) SQLite
12 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.77%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.92%) NUnit
4 17 (6.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.08%) Moq
6 7 (2.69%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.92%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.54%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.54%) Rational Robot
8 4 (1.54%) Subversion
9 3 (1.15%) MSI
10 2 (0.77%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.77%) gulp
10 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.77%) Selenium
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.77%) WiX
11 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.38%) Protractor
General
1 13 (5.00%) Finance
2 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.77%) Advertising
4 2 (0.77%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Billing
4 2 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (100.00%) .NET
2 152 (58.46%) ASP.NET
3 125 (48.08%) HTML
4 102 (39.23%) CSS
5 90 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 84 (32.31%) .NET Framework
7 57 (21.92%) Entity Framework
8 50 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 50 (19.23%) XML
9 46 (17.69%) jQuery
10 44 (16.92%) Web Services
11 37 (14.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (11.15%) WCF
13 23 (8.85%) HTML5
14 22 (8.46%) WinForms
15 19 (7.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (6.92%) SOAP
16 18 (6.92%) WPF
17 17 (6.54%) REST
17 17 (6.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.54%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.08%) Fintech
4 7 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.15%) iPad
5 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.15%) User Experience
6 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.77%) Tandem
7 1 (0.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.08%) Windows
2 5 (1.92%) Android
2 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.54%) Linux
3 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.15%) Unix
4 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (58.08%) MVC
2 91 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.00%) TDD
4 35 (13.46%) Scrum
5 27 (10.38%) OO
6 23 (8.85%) Unit Testing
7 20 (7.69%) BDD
8 19 (7.31%) Front End Development
8 19 (7.31%) OOD
9 17 (6.54%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.54%) Web Development
10 15 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 13 (5.00%) OOP
13 12 (4.62%) Project Management
14 9 (3.46%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (3.46%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (3.46%) Microservices
14 9 (3.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 225 (86.54%) C#
2 129 (49.62%) JavaScript
3 107 (41.15%) SQL
4 36 (13.85%) VB.NET
5 30 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 28 (10.77%) VB
7 26 (10.00%) VB6
8 7 (2.69%) Java
8 7 (2.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.31%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.54%) PHP
11 3 (1.15%) Python
12 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) C++
13 1 (0.38%) COBOL
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
13 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (4.23%) Degree
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) HNC
3 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.38%) MCAD
3 1 (0.38%) MCP
3 1 (0.38%) MCSD
3 1 (0.38%) MCTS
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.92%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 12 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (0.77%) Alterian
5 2 (0.77%) Google
5 2 (0.77%) Telerik
6 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.38%) Nintex
6 1 (0.38%) Perforce
6 1 (0.38%) SAP
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago