Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 46 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 42 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.15% 3.55% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.78% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 42
Cheshire median daily rate £335 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -5.88% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £213 £269
90th Percentile £468 £388 £386
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +23.46% +4.52% -12.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1275 1376 1963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 93.92% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 996 1304
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £256 £234 £266
90th Percentile £621 £600 £588
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 85
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -11.76% +4.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £34.00 £27.63 £34.80
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +19 12 £325 +8.33% 5
Warrington +18 12 £363 +3.57% 7
Crewe -9 5 £400 +14.29% 4
Runcorn 0 1 - - 3
Knutsford -16 1 £313 -16.67%
Wilmslow - 1 £400 - 3
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, .NET 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 Cheshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) C#
3 30 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 28 (66.67%) SQL
5 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
6 20 (47.62%) MVC
7 16 (38.10%) .NET Framework
7 16 (38.10%) Entity Framework
8 13 (30.95%) Finance
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 12 (28.57%) WCF
10 11 (26.19%) jQuery
10 11 (26.19%) TDD
11 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
11 10 (23.81%) CSS
12 9 (21.43%) HTML
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (19.05%) SOA
14 6 (14.29%) Web Services
14 6 (14.29%) IIS
14 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (14.29%) RESTful
14 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (11.90%) .NET Core

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) NServiceBus
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) PegaRULES
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) FxCop
2 3 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.14%) Protractor
2 3 (7.14%) ReSharper
2 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.14%) T4 Templates
2 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) Moq
3 2 (4.76%) NUnit
3 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Grunt
4 1 (2.38%) gulp
4 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 16 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 16 (38.10%) Entity Framework
4 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 12 (28.57%) WCF
5 11 (26.19%) jQuery
6 10 (23.81%) CSS
7 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (14.29%) RESTful
8 6 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Core
9 5 (11.90%) JSON
9 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (9.52%) Angular 2
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (7.14%) CSS3
11 3 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk
1 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) DataPower
2 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) MVC
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.14%) CQRS
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) ETL
7 2 (4.76%) OOP
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) SDET
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) SOLID
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Pega
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter