The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Programmer
Rank 155 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.50
.NET Programmer
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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Programmer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer across the North West region.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer across the North West region.

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
.NET Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft