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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 61 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 96 121 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 3.95% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 4.27% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 51
Average daily rate
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£329 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.57%
.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
3422 2832 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.17% 92.40% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 1531 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 178 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

.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 26 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 26 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 -9 59 £330 +1.53% 57
Cheshire -27 12 £366 +12.69% 41
Lancashire +4 11 £350 +30.84% 29
Cumbria - 7 - - 2
Merseyside -19 4 £300 -2.43% 11
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 166 (84.69%) C#
3 110 (56.12%) ASP.NET
4 103 (52.55%) SQL Server
4 103 (52.55%) MVC
5 93 (47.45%) JavaScript
6 77 (39.29%) SQL
7 68 (34.69%) HTML
8 66 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (32.65%) CSS
10 60 (30.61%) jQuery
10 60 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (27.55%) .NET Framework
12 47 (23.98%) WCF
13 44 (22.45%) Microsoft
14 38 (19.39%) TDD
14 38 (19.39%) Visual Studio
15 34 (17.35%) Scrum
15 34 (17.35%) Entity Framework
16 30 (15.31%) Ajax
17 28 (14.29%) Web Services
17 28 (14.29%) Unit Testing
18 24 (12.24%) LINQ
19 23 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (11.22%) OO
21 21 (10.71%) SDLC
22 20 (10.20%) Git (software)
23 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 18 (9.18%) CMS
24 16 (8.16%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 18 (9.18%) CMS
2 14 (7.14%) IIS
3 12 (6.12%) Umbraco
4 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.08%) Node.js
6 3 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) SaaS
2 3 (1.53%) PaaS
2 3 (1.53%) IaaS
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) ATM
1 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (52.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.10%) RavenDB
5 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.04%) OLAP
9 4 (2.04%) MySQL
9 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.53%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.53%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (19.39%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.57%) ReSharper
5 6 (3.06%) NUnit
6 5 (2.55%) Subversion
7 4 (2.04%) JMeter
7 4 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.02%) Moq
9 2 (1.02%) MSTest
10 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.51%) Grunt
10 1 (0.51%) Bower
10 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 15 (7.65%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.04%) Back Office
3 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (56.12%) ASP.NET
3 68 (34.69%) HTML
4 64 (32.65%) CSS
5 60 (30.61%) jQuery
5 60 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (27.55%) .NET Framework
7 47 (23.98%) WCF
8 34 (17.35%) Entity Framework
9 30 (15.31%) Ajax
10 28 (14.29%) Web Services
11 24 (12.24%) LINQ
12 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (8.16%) HTML5
14 14 (7.14%) XML
15 13 (6.63%) AngularJS
16 12 (6.12%) JSON
17 11 (5.61%) WPF
17 11 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.53%) Tandem
5 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.02%) NHS
6 2 (1.02%) W3C
6 2 (1.02%) Social Network
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.61%) Windows
2 5 (2.55%) Linux
2 5 (2.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.02%) Android
3 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.55%) MVC
2 66 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.39%) TDD
4 34 (17.35%) Scrum
5 28 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 23 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.22%) OO
8 21 (10.71%) SDLC
9 16 (8.16%) SOA
10 13 (6.63%) Web Development
11 11 (5.61%) OOP
12 10 (5.10%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.59%) Data Management
13 9 (4.59%) Validation
14 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce
14 7 (3.57%) OOD
14 7 (3.57%) CQRS
14 7 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 166 (84.69%) C#
2 93 (47.45%) JavaScript
3 77 (39.29%) SQL
4 16 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.12%) Ruby
7 9 (4.59%) Python
8 6 (3.06%) PHP
9 5 (2.55%) C++
9 5 (2.55%) VB
9 5 (2.55%) C
10 4 (2.04%) Java
11 3 (1.53%) PHP5
12 2 (1.02%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.02%) XPath
13 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (6.63%) Degree
2 11 (5.61%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
1 1 (0.51%) HL7
Vendors
1 44 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.14%) Oracle
3 8 (4.08%) Twitter
4 4 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.02%) Facebook
5 2 (1.02%) Google
5 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Avaya
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