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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 48 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 105 115 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.27% 4.06% 5.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 4.44% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 114
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£314 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.96 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +6.15%
.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
2958 2589 2690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.12% 91.42% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1723 1312 1381
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 191 201
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -2 69 £325 +6.55% 53
Cheshire +5 28 £300 -4.00% 33
Lancashire -22 4 £263 -4.54% 8
Merseyside -18 1 £300 -4.00% 8
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 206 (100.00%) .NET
2 181 (87.86%) C#
3 124 (60.19%) SQL Server
4 119 (57.77%) ASP.NET
5 95 (46.12%) MVC
6 92 (44.66%) HTML
7 76 (36.89%) JavaScript
7 76 (36.89%) SQL
8 72 (34.95%) CSS
9 56 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (25.73%) jQuery
12 49 (23.79%) Visual Studio
13 48 (23.30%) Web Services
14 47 (22.82%) .NET Framework
15 41 (19.90%) TDD
15 41 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 35 (16.99%) WCF
17 34 (16.50%) Microsoft
18 32 (15.53%) OO
19 31 (15.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 30 (14.56%) Ajax
21 27 (13.11%) LINQ
22 25 (12.14%) HTML5
23 24 (11.65%) Scrum
24 23 (11.17%) XML
25 21 (10.19%) T-SQL
26 20 (9.71%) Windows
26 20 (9.71%) Finance
27 19 (9.22%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (4.85%) Umbraco
2 7 (3.40%) IIS
2 7 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.40%) CMS
3 5 (2.43%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.43%) Apache
3 5 (2.43%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.46%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.97%) Node.js
6 1 (0.49%) Kentico
6 1 (0.49%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) SaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.43%) Intranet
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (60.19%) SQL Server
2 41 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.43%) RavenDB
7 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.97%) MySQL
8 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (23.79%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.88%) NUnit
4 7 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.43%) Subversion
7 4 (1.94%) MSTest
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.97%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.49%) Selenium
9 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.49%) Moq
9 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.49%) T4 Templates
General
1 20 (9.71%) Finance
2 18 (8.74%) Retail
3 10 (4.85%) Back Office
4 4 (1.94%) Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (100.00%) .NET
2 119 (57.77%) ASP.NET
3 92 (44.66%) HTML
4 72 (34.95%) CSS
5 56 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (25.73%) jQuery
7 48 (23.30%) Web Services
8 47 (22.82%) .NET Framework
9 35 (16.99%) WCF
10 31 (15.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 30 (14.56%) Ajax
12 27 (13.11%) LINQ
13 25 (12.14%) HTML5
14 23 (11.17%) XML
15 17 (8.25%) WPF
16 16 (7.77%) REST
17 15 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (6.31%) RESTful
19 11 (5.34%) CSS3
19 11 (5.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.40%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.91%) Open Source
2 6 (2.91%) NHS
3 5 (2.43%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.46%) W3C
5 3 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.97%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.49%) Tandem
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.46%) Linux
3 3 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (0.97%) UNIX
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (46.12%) MVC
2 54 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.90%) TDD
4 32 (15.53%) OO
5 24 (11.65%) Scrum
6 18 (8.74%) SOA
7 15 (7.28%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.31%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.34%) Web Development
10 11 (5.34%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.85%) OOD
12 9 (4.37%) CRM
13 8 (3.88%) MVVM
14 7 (3.40%) Validation
14 7 (3.40%) Data Management
15 6 (2.91%) Workflow
15 6 (2.91%) Waterfall
16 5 (2.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 181 (87.86%) C#
2 76 (36.89%) JavaScript
2 76 (36.89%) SQL
3 21 (10.19%) T-SQL
4 19 (9.22%) VB
5 7 (3.40%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.40%) Ruby
6 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.43%) C++
7 5 (2.43%) XPath
8 4 (1.94%) PHP
8 4 (1.94%) XAML
8 4 (1.94%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.46%) VB6
9 3 (1.46%) Java
9 3 (1.46%) C
9 3 (1.46%) VBScript
10 2 (0.97%) Python
10 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.97%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.74%) Degree
2 8 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MCPD
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) Oracle
3 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.97%) Sybase
5 1 (0.49%) IBM
5 1 (0.49%) Epicor
5 1 (0.49%) Telerik
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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