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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 51 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 116 121 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 3.72% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 3.95% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 82 80
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
.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
3535 3063 2669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.27% 94.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1709 1354
Average daily rate £385 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 188 204
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 74 £336 +3.46% 88
Cheshire -18 22 £325 +8.33% 40
Lancashire -4 9 £205 -36.92% 21
Merseyside +10 8 £318 -22.56% 18
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (100.00%) .NET
2 195 (91.12%) C#
3 130 (60.75%) SQL Server
4 115 (53.74%) MVC
5 112 (52.34%) ASP.NET
6 100 (46.73%) HTML
6 100 (46.73%) JavaScript
7 88 (41.12%) CSS
8 82 (38.32%) SQL
9 67 (31.31%) Visual Studio
10 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (27.57%) jQuery
12 57 (26.64%) .NET Framework
13 55 (25.70%) HTML5
14 53 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (20.09%) TDD
16 41 (19.16%) Web Services
17 39 (18.22%) T-SQL
18 34 (15.89%) Microsoft
18 34 (15.89%) Web Development
19 32 (14.95%) Entity Framework
20 31 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
20 31 (14.49%) WCF
21 30 (14.02%) AngularJS
22 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
23 27 (12.62%) Front End Development
24 26 (12.15%) Git (software)
25 24 (11.21%) XML
25 24 (11.21%) Finance
25 24 (11.21%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.54%) CMS
3 6 (2.80%) Node.js
3 6 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.40%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (1.40%) Exstream Dialogue
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.40%) Exstream
2 2 (0.93%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.48%) HTTP
2 5 (2.34%) Internet
3 3 (1.40%) DNS
4 2 (0.93%) SMTP
4 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (60.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.74%) MySQL
6 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.93%) GIS
10 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.93%) SQLite
11 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (31.31%) Visual Studio
2 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (12.15%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.81%) Subversion
5 8 (3.74%) MSTest
5 8 (3.74%) NUnit
5 8 (3.74%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.80%) Grunt
6 6 (2.80%) JIRA
6 6 (2.80%) Selenium
7 5 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.34%) Moq
8 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.87%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.87%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.40%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.93%) JUnit
10 2 (0.93%) PHPUnit
General
1 24 (11.21%) Finance
2 7 (3.27%) Retail
3 2 (0.93%) Advertising
3 2 (0.93%) Games
3 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Back Office
4 1 (0.47%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Local Government
4 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (52.34%) ASP.NET
3 100 (46.73%) HTML
4 88 (41.12%) CSS
5 59 (27.57%) jQuery
6 57 (26.64%) .NET Framework
7 55 (25.70%) HTML5
8 53 (24.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (19.16%) Web Services
10 32 (14.95%) Entity Framework
11 31 (14.49%) WCF
12 30 (14.02%) AngularJS
13 24 (11.21%) CSS3
13 24 (11.21%) XML
14 23 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 16 (7.48%) Silverlight
17 12 (5.61%) JSON
18 10 (4.67%) Ajax
18 10 (4.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.54%) Visualisation
2 10 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.34%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.93%) NHS
5 2 (0.93%) W3C
6 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.88%) Linux
1 19 (8.88%) Unix
2 18 (8.41%) Mac OS X
3 16 (7.48%) Windows
4 6 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (53.74%) MVC
2 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (20.09%) TDD
4 34 (15.89%) Web Development
5 27 (12.62%) Front End Development
6 22 (10.28%) Scrum
7 20 (9.35%) Web Design
8 18 (8.41%) BDD
9 17 (7.94%) OO
9 17 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (7.94%) Unit Testing
10 14 (6.54%) Software Engineering
11 13 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.14%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.21%) Time Management
13 9 (4.21%) Workflow
14 8 (3.74%) OOD
14 8 (3.74%) OOP
14 8 (3.74%) Process Management
14 8 (3.74%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 195 (91.12%) C#
2 100 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 82 (38.32%) SQL
4 39 (18.22%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.88%) Python
5 19 (8.88%) Ruby
6 17 (7.94%) VB.NET
7 16 (7.48%) XAML
8 15 (7.01%) Scala
9 12 (5.61%) VB
10 8 (3.74%) C++
11 6 (2.80%) Java
11 6 (2.80%) VB6
12 5 (2.34%) PHP
12 5 (2.34%) XPath
13 3 (1.40%) VBA
14 2 (0.93%) C
14 2 (0.93%) FQL
14 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.27%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) MCPD
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) WCAG
2 4 (1.87%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 34 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.94%) Telerik
3 14 (6.54%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.80%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.34%) Capita
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle
7 3 (1.40%) Google
7 3 (1.40%) HP
8 2 (0.93%) BEA
8 2 (0.93%) Infor
9 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.47%) Motorola
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) SOTI
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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