The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 48 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 102 111 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.44% 4.23% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 4.57% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 83
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.30
% change year-on-year
- +5.10%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2776 2429 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.66% 92.50% 91.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1147 1531
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 183 224
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
.NET Developer
England

.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 22 July 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 72 £325 +8.33% 63
Cheshire -17 15 £300 +9.09% 31
Lancashire -22 7 £250 -16.66% 16
Merseyside -6 2 £315 +5.00% 25
Cumbria - - - - 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 253 (100.00%) .NET
2 223 (88.14%) C#
3 158 (62.45%) ASP.NET
4 129 (50.99%) MVC
5 121 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 113 (44.66%) HTML
7 111 (43.87%) JavaScript
8 98 (38.74%) CSS
9 86 (33.99%) SQL
10 74 (29.25%) jQuery
11 72 (28.46%) WCF
12 71 (28.06%) TDD
13 69 (27.27%) Web Services
14 64 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 58 (22.92%) .NET Framework
16 51 (20.16%) WPF
16 51 (20.16%) Visual Studio
17 50 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (18.97%) Scrum
19 43 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 41 (16.21%) LINQ
20 41 (16.21%) HTML5
21 39 (15.42%) T-SQL
21 39 (15.42%) OO
22 37 (14.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 36 (14.23%) Unit Testing
24 35 (13.83%) Microsoft
24 35 (13.83%) VB.NET
25 32 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
26 29 (11.46%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (4.74%) CMS
2 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.77%) IIS
4 5 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.98%) Node.js
5 4 (1.58%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.19%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Intranet
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (3.56%) RavenDB
4 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 51 (20.16%) Visual Studio
2 32 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.93%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.53%) ReSharper
5 11 (4.35%) NUnit
6 9 (3.56%) Subversion
6 9 (3.56%) Moq
7 6 (2.37%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.37%) MSTest
8 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.19%) JIRA
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.40%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.40%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.40%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.40%) WiX
10 1 (0.40%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (7.51%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Retail
3 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.37%) Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (100.00%) .NET
2 158 (62.45%) ASP.NET
3 113 (44.66%) HTML
4 98 (38.74%) CSS
5 74 (29.25%) jQuery
6 72 (28.46%) WCF
7 69 (27.27%) Web Services
8 64 (25.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (22.92%) .NET Framework
10 51 (20.16%) WPF
11 41 (16.21%) LINQ
11 41 (16.21%) HTML5
12 37 (14.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 29 (11.46%) XML
14 23 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 22 (8.70%) Ajax
16 21 (8.30%) CSS3
17 20 (7.91%) WinForms
18 19 (7.51%) Backbone.js
19 16 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.72%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (3.56%) RIA
3 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.37%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.58%) Kindle
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Statistics
7 1 (0.40%) Open Source
7 1 (0.40%) Social Media
7 1 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.58%) Linux
2 4 (1.58%) UNIX
3 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.99%) MVC
2 71 (28.06%) TDD
3 50 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (18.97%) Scrum
5 39 (15.42%) OO
6 36 (14.23%) Unit Testing
7 29 (11.46%) OOD
8 21 (8.30%) MVVM
9 18 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.93%) Web Development
10 15 (5.93%) Pair Programming
11 13 (5.14%) User Stories
12 11 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (3.95%) SOA
14 9 (3.56%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.16%) BDD
15 8 (3.16%) CQRS
15 8 (3.16%) CRM
15 8 (3.16%) OOP
16 6 (2.37%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 223 (88.14%) C#
2 111 (43.87%) JavaScript
3 86 (33.99%) SQL
4 39 (15.42%) T-SQL
5 35 (13.83%) VB.NET
6 15 (5.93%) VB
7 14 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.37%) VB6
9 3 (1.19%) Java
10 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (3.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Varnish
Vendors
1 35 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.30%) Oracle
3 18 (7.11%) Sybase
4 6 (2.37%) Twitter
5 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.79%) Open Text
5 2 (0.79%) Telerik
5 2 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.40%) Facebook
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