The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had .NET Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 143 159 129
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.095% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.100% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £311 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% -2.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +105.88%
.NET Software 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
3285 4002 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2073 2379 1604
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 200 186
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.98 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

.NET Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured .NET Software Developer in the job title.

.NET Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET Software 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 Software Developer across the North West region.

.NET Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Software 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 Software Developer across the North West region.

.NET Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

.NET Software 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 Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 3 £350 +12.44% 9
Merseyside +8 2 £350 -
Lancashire - 2 £313 -
.NET Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, .NET Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Code Coverage
8 4 (26.67%) TestComplete
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) DevOps

.NET Software 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (26.67%) TestComplete
2 3 (20.00%) Moq
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Gradle
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Autofac
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) LINQ
3 3 (20.00%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) SAML
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) WinForms
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Code Coverage
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) OWASP
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Process Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP