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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 65 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 83 120 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 4.27% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.65% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 101
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£325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
.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
2899 2581 2936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.13% 91.85% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 1257 1488
Average daily rate £361 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £494 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 206 188
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.54 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

.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 October 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 October 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 -18 43 £315 -3.07% 85
Cheshire -1 20 £325 +8.33% 37
Merseyside -5 9 - - 25
Lancashire -22 8 £270 -6.08% 10
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 169 (90.86%) C#
3 116 (62.37%) ASP.NET
4 111 (59.68%) SQL Server
5 89 (47.85%) MVC
6 79 (42.47%) HTML
7 69 (37.10%) JavaScript
8 64 (34.41%) SQL
9 61 (32.80%) CSS
10 57 (30.65%) Web Services
11 55 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (25.27%) .NET Framework
13 46 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (23.66%) WCF
14 44 (23.66%) jQuery
15 38 (20.43%) TDD
15 38 (20.43%) Visual Studio
16 36 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (18.28%) Microsoft
18 30 (16.13%) Scrum
19 28 (15.05%) HTML5
19 28 (15.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 26 (13.98%) OO
21 25 (13.44%) LINQ
22 23 (12.37%) Ajax
22 23 (12.37%) VB
23 22 (11.83%) T-SQL
24 21 (11.29%) Windows
25 20 (10.75%) WPF
26 19 (10.22%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.84%) CMS
3 8 (4.30%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.69%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.15%) Node.js
6 3 (1.61%) Apache
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.61%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (1.61%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) Lync
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) Intranet
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (59.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.15%) RavenDB
7 4 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (20.43%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.76%) NUnit
4 5 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.15%) MSTest
5 4 (2.15%) Subversion
6 3 (1.61%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.54%) MorphX
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.54%) T4 Templates
8 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.54%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.54%) FxCop
General
1 14 (7.53%) Finance
2 12 (6.45%) Retail
3 8 (4.30%) Back Office
4 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 116 (62.37%) ASP.NET
3 79 (42.47%) HTML
4 61 (32.80%) CSS
5 57 (30.65%) Web Services
6 47 (25.27%) .NET Framework
7 46 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (23.66%) WCF
8 44 (23.66%) jQuery
9 28 (15.05%) HTML5
9 28 (15.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 25 (13.44%) LINQ
11 23 (12.37%) Ajax
12 20 (10.75%) WPF
13 19 (10.22%) XML
14 16 (8.60%) WinForms
15 13 (6.99%) CSS3
16 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (5.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.76%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.15%) Open Source
2 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.15%) NHS
2 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.08%) RIA
4 1 (0.54%) Tandem
4 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.54%) User Experience
4 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) UNIX
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.85%) MVC
2 55 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (20.43%) TDD
4 30 (16.13%) Scrum
5 26 (13.98%) OO
6 16 (8.60%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.99%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.45%) SOA
9 11 (5.91%) OOD
9 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.38%) MVVM
10 10 (5.38%) CRM
10 10 (5.38%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.23%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.23%) Web Development
12 5 (2.69%) Pair Programming
12 5 (2.69%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.69%) Waterfall
13 4 (2.15%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (2.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 169 (90.86%) C#
2 69 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 64 (34.41%) SQL
4 23 (12.37%) VB
5 22 (11.83%) T-SQL
6 15 (8.06%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.15%) C++
8 4 (2.15%) VB6
9 3 (1.61%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.61%) Ruby
9 3 (1.61%) VBScript
10 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.08%) XAML
10 2 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.54%) X++
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
11 1 (0.54%) Java
11 1 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 13 (6.99%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.53%) Oracle
3 4 (2.15%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.15%) Sybase
4 3 (1.61%) Twitter
5 1 (0.54%) Telerik
5 1 (0.54%) Facebook
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