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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 54 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 110 156 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.83% 5.02% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 5.48% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 82 46
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£328 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
3590 2847 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.45% 91.60% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 1520 1068
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 183 183
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

.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 4 May 2015.

.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 4 May 2015. 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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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 -14 69 £328 -0.75% 64
Cheshire -22 18 £325 - 38
Lancashire +2 11 £350 +22.80% 20
Cumbria -2 7 - - 1
Merseyside -23 2 £293 -0.84% 15
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) .NET
2 175 (84.95%) C#
3 116 (56.31%) ASP.NET
4 110 (53.40%) MVC
5 107 (51.94%) SQL Server
6 93 (45.15%) JavaScript
7 76 (36.89%) HTML
8 73 (35.44%) SQL
9 71 (34.47%) CSS
10 68 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (31.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 62 (30.10%) jQuery
13 51 (24.76%) .NET Framework
14 44 (21.36%) TDD
15 43 (20.87%) WCF
16 41 (19.90%) Visual Studio
16 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
17 36 (17.48%) Entity Framework
18 34 (16.50%) Web Services
19 31 (15.05%) Scrum
20 29 (14.08%) Ajax
21 28 (13.59%) LINQ
22 27 (13.11%) OO
23 24 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
24 23 (11.17%) Unit Testing
25 21 (10.19%) Git (software)
26 19 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
27 18 (8.74%) HTML5
27 18 (8.74%) Web Development
27 18 (8.74%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 17 (8.25%) CMS
2 11 (5.34%) Umbraco
3 10 (4.85%) IIS
4 9 (4.37%) Node.js
5 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.97%) Apache
7 2 (0.97%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Kentico
8 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.37%) SaaS
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.46%) PaaS
2 3 (1.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) AMQP
1 1 (0.49%) ATM
1 1 (0.49%) HTTP
1 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (51.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.85%) RavenDB
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.94%) OLAP
8 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.46%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.46%) MySQL
10 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (19.90%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.88%) NUnit
5 7 (3.40%) ReSharper
6 4 (1.94%) JMeter
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.46%) Subversion
8 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.97%) Moq
8 2 (0.97%) MSTest
9 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.49%) Selenium
9 1 (0.49%) JIRA
9 1 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.49%) Bower
9 1 (0.49%) Grunt
9 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (8.74%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.40%) Retail
4 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (100.00%) .NET
2 116 (56.31%) ASP.NET
3 76 (36.89%) HTML
4 71 (34.47%) CSS
5 64 (31.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (30.10%) jQuery
7 51 (24.76%) .NET Framework
8 43 (20.87%) WCF
9 36 (17.48%) Entity Framework
10 34 (16.50%) Web Services
11 29 (14.08%) Ajax
12 28 (13.59%) LINQ
13 18 (8.74%) HTML5
14 17 (8.25%) XML
15 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 14 (6.80%) AngularJS
16 13 (6.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (6.31%) WPF
17 12 (5.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.37%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.46%) Open Source
4 3 (1.46%) Tandem
4 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.97%) NHS
5 2 (0.97%) W3C
5 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.97%) Social Network
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.34%) Windows
2 7 (3.40%) Linux
3 6 (2.91%) UNIX
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.40%) MVC
2 68 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.36%) TDD
4 31 (15.05%) Scrum
5 27 (13.11%) OO
6 24 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.17%) Unit Testing
8 18 (8.74%) Web Development
9 17 (8.25%) SOA
10 11 (5.34%) OOP
10 11 (5.34%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (4.37%) Validation
11 9 (4.37%) Data Management
11 9 (4.37%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.37%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.88%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.40%) OOD
13 7 (3.40%) CQRS
13 7 (3.40%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (2.91%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 175 (84.95%) C#
2 93 (45.15%) JavaScript
3 73 (35.44%) SQL
4 14 (6.80%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.31%) VB.NET
5 13 (6.31%) Ruby
6 10 (4.85%) Python
7 7 (3.40%) PHP
8 6 (2.91%) C++
8 6 (2.91%) C
9 5 (2.43%) Java
10 4 (1.94%) XPath
11 3 (1.46%) PHP5
11 3 (1.46%) VB
12 2 (0.97%) XAML
12 2 (0.97%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.28%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) MCPD
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) HL7
1 1 (0.49%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) Oracle
3 8 (3.88%) Twitter
4 4 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.97%) IBM
5 2 (0.97%) Facebook
5 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) Avaya
6 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
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