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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 39 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 148 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.65% 2.48% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 2.65% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 88
Median daily rate £350 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
.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
3008 3931 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.89% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 2365 1804
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 187 178
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

.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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +14 71 £350 +7.69% 54
Lancashire +10 29 £275 +34.14% 16
Merseyside +13 20 £360 -7.09% 16
Cheshire +1 14 £325 +1.56% 23
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 298 (100.00%) .NET
2 257 (86.24%) C#
3 179 (60.07%) ASP.NET
4 169 (56.71%) MVC
5 156 (52.35%) JavaScript
6 147 (49.33%) SQL Server
7 141 (47.32%) HTML
8 130 (43.62%) SQL
9 119 (39.93%) CSS
10 115 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 94 (31.54%) .NET Framework
13 74 (24.83%) jQuery
14 65 (21.81%) AngularJS
15 62 (20.81%) Entity Framework
16 51 (17.11%) XML
17 49 (16.44%) VB.NET
17 49 (16.44%) Microsoft
18 48 (16.11%) TDD
19 44 (14.77%) Web Services
20 41 (13.76%) WCF
21 38 (12.75%) T-SQL
22 35 (11.74%) Web Development
22 35 (11.74%) HTML5
23 33 (11.07%) Scrum
24 32 (10.74%) Visual Studio
24 32 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
25 31 (10.40%) Windows
26 30 (10.07%) WinForms
26 30 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.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 24 (8.05%) Umbraco
2 19 (6.38%) CMS
3 9 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.68%) IIS
6 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.01%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.01%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.01%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.67%) DNN
7 2 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.67%) Immediacy CMS
7 2 (0.67%) Kentico
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.34%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (1.34%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) Intranet
3 3 (1.01%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (49.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.07%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.36%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.68%) MySQL
8 7 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.01%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.67%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 32 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.36%) Cucumber
3 10 (3.36%) Moq
3 10 (3.36%) NUnit
4 6 (2.01%) Subversion
5 4 (1.34%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.34%) Jasmine
5 4 (1.34%) JIRA
5 4 (1.34%) Rational Robot
6 3 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.01%) MSI
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.01%) WiX
7 2 (0.67%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.67%) Grunt
7 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.34%) StyleCop
General
1 14 (4.70%) Manufacturing
2 13 (4.36%) Finance
3 9 (3.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.34%) Advertising
5 3 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (100.00%) .NET
2 179 (60.07%) ASP.NET
3 141 (47.32%) HTML
4 119 (39.93%) CSS
5 105 (35.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 94 (31.54%) .NET Framework
7 74 (24.83%) jQuery
8 65 (21.81%) AngularJS
9 62 (20.81%) Entity Framework
10 51 (17.11%) XML
11 44 (14.77%) Web Services
12 41 (13.76%) WCF
13 35 (11.74%) HTML5
14 30 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 30 (10.07%) WinForms
15 29 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (6.71%) SOAP
16 20 (6.71%) WPF
17 19 (6.38%) CSS3
18 18 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (2.01%) iPad
3 6 (2.01%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.34%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.34%) Fintech
5 4 (1.34%) User Experience
6 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.01%) Physics
7 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.67%) Tandem
8 1 (0.34%) Blog
8 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.34%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.40%) Windows
2 6 (2.01%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.34%) Android
3 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.34%) Linux
3 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.67%) Unix
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (56.71%) MVC
2 115 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (16.11%) TDD
4 35 (11.74%) Web Development
5 33 (11.07%) Scrum
6 28 (9.40%) Unit Testing
7 26 (8.72%) BDD
8 23 (7.72%) Front End Development
9 19 (6.38%) OO
10 15 (5.03%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (5.03%) Project Management
11 14 (4.70%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.36%) ERP
13 12 (4.03%) OOD
14 11 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.69%) CRM
14 11 (3.69%) SDLC
15 9 (3.02%) Software Engineering
16 8 (2.68%) Content Management
16 8 (2.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 257 (86.24%) C#
2 156 (52.35%) JavaScript
3 130 (43.62%) SQL
4 49 (16.44%) VB.NET
5 38 (12.75%) T-SQL
6 29 (9.73%) VB
7 23 (7.72%) VB6
8 8 (2.68%) PHP
9 7 (2.35%) Java
9 7 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.34%) C++
11 3 (1.01%) Python
11 3 (1.01%) Ruby
11 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) X++
13 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (3.36%) Degree
2 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) MCAD
5 1 (0.34%) MCP
5 1 (0.34%) MCSD
5 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.34%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 49 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.05%) Xamarin
3 12 (4.03%) Oracle
4 10 (3.36%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.01%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.68%) Ektron
7 4 (1.34%) Telerik
8 2 (0.67%) Alterian
8 2 (0.67%) Google
8 2 (0.67%) Perforce
8 2 (0.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) Nintex
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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