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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
England / North West
Rank 51 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 93 125 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.57% 3.29% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 3.47% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 93 88
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £387 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +13.23%

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
2483 3604 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2146 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 171 180
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

.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 24 January 2017.

.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 24 January 2017. 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 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 44 £375 +11.11% 60
Lancashire +16 22 £278 +35.36% 14
Merseyside +7 14 £338 +3.84% 13
Cheshire +13 11 £313 -8.08% 39
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, .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.

1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 226 (86.26%) C#
3 148 (56.49%) ASP.NET
3 148 (56.49%) MVC
4 126 (48.09%) JavaScript
4 126 (48.09%) SQL Server
5 119 (45.42%) HTML
6 112 (42.75%) SQL
7 99 (37.79%) CSS
8 92 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (32.06%) .NET Framework
10 79 (30.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 59 (22.52%) AngularJS
12 56 (21.37%) Entity Framework
13 51 (19.47%) XML
14 49 (18.70%) jQuery
15 46 (17.56%) Microsoft
16 43 (16.41%) VB.NET
17 41 (15.65%) TDD
18 39 (14.89%) Web Services
19 35 (13.36%) WCF
20 34 (12.98%) T-SQL
21 31 (11.83%) NoSQL
22 30 (11.45%) Scrum
23 29 (11.07%) WinForms
23 29 (11.07%) Windows
24 28 (10.69%) VB
24 28 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
25 27 (10.31%) Visual Studio
26 26 (9.92%) Umbraco

.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 26 (9.92%) Umbraco
2 23 (8.78%) CMS
3 13 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.91%) IIS
6 4 (1.53%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.15%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.15%) Kentico
7 3 (1.15%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.76%) DNN
8 2 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.29%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Intranet
3 3 (1.15%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (48.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.83%) NoSQL
3 25 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.67%) MySQL
9 6 (2.29%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.15%) SQLite
12 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.76%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (10.31%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.73%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.20%) NUnit
5 10 (3.82%) Moq
6 8 (3.05%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.29%) Subversion
8 4 (1.53%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.53%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.53%) Rational Robot
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.15%) JIRA
9 3 (1.15%) MSI
10 2 (0.76%) Grunt
10 2 (0.76%) gulp
10 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.76%) WiX
11 1 (0.38%) Protractor
General
1 12 (4.58%) Finance
2 11 (4.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.53%) Banking
3 4 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 148 (56.49%) ASP.NET
3 119 (45.42%) HTML
4 99 (37.79%) CSS
5 84 (32.06%) .NET Framework
6 79 (30.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (22.52%) AngularJS
8 56 (21.37%) Entity Framework
9 51 (19.47%) XML
10 49 (18.70%) jQuery
11 39 (14.89%) Web Services
12 35 (13.36%) WCF
13 29 (11.07%) WinForms
14 28 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (9.92%) HTML5
16 23 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (8.40%) WPF
18 21 (8.02%) SOAP
19 18 (6.87%) XSD
20 15 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.49%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.29%) Fintech
5 5 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.15%) iPad
7 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.15%) Physics
7 3 (1.15%) User Experience
8 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Tandem
9 1 (0.38%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.07%) Windows
2 7 (2.67%) Linux
3 5 (1.91%) Unix
3 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.53%) Android
4 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (56.49%) MVC
2 92 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (15.65%) TDD
4 30 (11.45%) Scrum
5 24 (9.16%) Unit Testing
6 22 (8.40%) BDD
7 20 (7.63%) Front End Development
7 20 (7.63%) Web Development
8 19 (7.25%) OO
9 16 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.34%) Project Management
11 13 (4.96%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (4.58%) OOD
13 10 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.82%) SDLC
13 10 (3.82%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (3.05%) Content Management
16 7 (2.67%) Dependency Injection
17 6 (2.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 226 (86.26%) C#
2 126 (48.09%) JavaScript
3 112 (42.75%) SQL
4 43 (16.41%) VB.NET
5 34 (12.98%) T-SQL
6 28 (10.69%) VB
7 25 (9.54%) VB6
8 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.67%) Java
10 5 (1.91%) PHP
10 5 (1.91%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.15%) C++
11 3 (1.15%) Python
12 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.76%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) MCAD
4 1 (0.38%) MCP
4 1 (0.38%) MCSD
4 1 (0.38%) MCTS
4 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 46 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.87%) Xamarin
3 13 (4.96%) Oracle
3 13 (4.96%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.29%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.91%) Ektron
6 3 (1.15%) Telerik
7 2 (0.76%) Alterian
7 2 (0.76%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) Perforce
7 2 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.38%) Nintex
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago