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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 80 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 86 106 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 2.84% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 3.00% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 77
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.90%
.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
3690 3536 3016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.54% 94.70% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2246 2006 1615
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 212 208
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

.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 30 May 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
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 30 May 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 -25 42 £338 +2.27% 78
Cheshire +1 23 £336 -8.81% 38
Lancashire 0 8 £275 -21.42% 13
Merseyside -2 8 £325 +8.33% 10
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 199 (100.00%) .NET
2 171 (85.93%) C#
3 126 (63.32%) MVC
4 124 (62.31%) SQL Server
5 98 (49.25%) ASP.NET
6 87 (43.72%) JavaScript
7 82 (41.21%) HTML
7 82 (41.21%) CSS
8 60 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (28.64%) Web Development
10 56 (28.14%) SQL
11 49 (24.62%) TDD
11 49 (24.62%) .NET Framework
12 48 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (21.61%) Visual Studio
14 41 (20.60%) HTML5
14 41 (20.60%) jQuery
15 39 (19.60%) WCF
16 32 (16.08%) Entity Framework
16 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
17 29 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (13.57%) Web Services
19 25 (12.56%) Finance
20 24 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (12.06%) AngularJS
21 23 (11.56%) Git (software)
21 23 (11.56%) T-SQL
22 22 (11.06%) CSS3
23 21 (10.55%) XML
23 21 (10.55%) Subversion

.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 17 (8.54%) CMS
2 9 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.01%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.51%) IIS
6 2 (1.01%) Node.js
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) HTTP
2 5 (2.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (62.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.51%) MySQL
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.01%) GIS
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (21.61%) Visual Studio
2 24 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (11.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (10.55%) Subversion
5 12 (6.03%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.02%) Moq
7 5 (2.51%) JIRA
7 5 (2.51%) NUnit
8 4 (2.01%) ReSharper
8 4 (2.01%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.51%) Grunt
9 3 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.01%) Gradle
10 2 (1.01%) gulp
10 2 (1.01%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.01%) MSTest
10 2 (1.01%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.50%) NuGet
General
1 25 (12.56%) Finance
2 4 (2.01%) Retail
3 2 (1.01%) Advertising
3 2 (1.01%) Banking
3 2 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (100.00%) .NET
2 98 (49.25%) ASP.NET
3 82 (41.21%) CSS
3 82 (41.21%) HTML
4 49 (24.62%) .NET Framework
5 48 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (20.60%) HTML5
6 41 (20.60%) jQuery
7 39 (19.60%) WCF
8 32 (16.08%) Entity Framework
9 29 (14.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (13.57%) Web Services
11 24 (12.06%) AngularJS
12 22 (11.06%) CSS3
13 21 (10.55%) XML
14 18 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 16 (8.04%) Silverlight
16 15 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (4.52%) JSON
17 9 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.54%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.51%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.01%) NHS
5 3 (1.51%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.51%) iPad
5 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.54%) Windows
2 16 (8.04%) Linux
2 16 (8.04%) Unix
3 14 (7.04%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (63.32%) MVC
2 60 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (28.64%) Web Development
4 49 (24.62%) TDD
5 19 (9.55%) Scrum
6 18 (9.05%) Front End Development
7 17 (8.54%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.04%) BDD
8 16 (8.04%) Web Design
9 15 (7.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.53%) OO
11 12 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.03%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.53%) CRM
13 8 (4.02%) Time Management
14 7 (3.52%) OWASP
14 7 (3.52%) Translating Business Requirements
15 6 (3.02%) ERP
15 6 (3.02%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 171 (85.93%) C#
2 87 (43.72%) JavaScript
3 56 (28.14%) SQL
4 23 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.05%) XAML
6 17 (8.54%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.54%) Python
7 15 (7.54%) Ruby
7 15 (7.54%) Scala
8 10 (5.03%) Java
9 8 (4.02%) VB
10 6 (3.02%) PHP
11 2 (1.01%) C++
11 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.01%) VB6
11 2 (1.01%) XPath
12 1 (0.50%) R
12 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) MCP
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.54%) Telerik
3 10 (5.03%) EPiServer
4 7 (3.52%) Oracle
4 7 (3.52%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.51%) Capita
6 3 (1.51%) Twitter
7 2 (1.01%) BEA
7 2 (1.01%) Google
7 2 (1.01%) Infor
7 2 (1.01%) Tableau
7 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
8 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.50%) Motorola
8 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) SOTI
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps IT
Rate: £450-£550 a day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago