Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +22
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 60 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.54% 3.45% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 3.63% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 50
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +10.77% -4.41%
10th Percentile £258 £246 £213
90th Percentile £409 £471 £425
North West median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £20.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +116.55% -
North West median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year - +52.67% -22.94%

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 1,274 1,157 1,679
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 95.07% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 803 1,171
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £260
90th Percentile £538 £525 £569
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 59 53
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.79% -8.04%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.20 £10.20
90th Percentile £38.00 £47.00 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.86% +12.86% -5.30%

.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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +16 25 £375 +13.81% 16
Crewe -19 5 £365 -8.75% 2
Warrington -7 3 £400 +10.34% 19
Alderley Edge - 2 £225 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 2 £363 - 1
Knutsford -5 1 £350 +7.69% 3
Wilmslow -6 1 £325 -18.75% 3
Macclesfield - 1 £350 - 1
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (95.00%) C#
3 28 (46.67%) MVC
3 28 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 23 (38.33%) SQL
6 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.00%) Entity Framework
8 19 (31.67%) AngularJS
9 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
10 16 (26.67%) TDD
11 14 (23.33%) CSS
11 14 (23.33%) Web Services
12 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (18.33%) HTML
14 10 (16.67%) Angular 2
15 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
15 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
15 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
15 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
17 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
17 7 (11.67%) Docker
17 7 (11.67%) Redis
17 7 (11.67%) DB2
17 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence

.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 3 (5.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.67%) DB2
4 7 (11.67%) Redis
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.00%) Protractor
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) MSTest
5 2 (3.33%) NUnit
5 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) FxCop
6 1 (1.67%) gulp
6 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) T4 Templates
6 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (35.00%) Entity Framework
5 19 (31.67%) AngularJS
6 14 (23.33%) CSS
6 14 (23.33%) Web Services
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (18.33%) HTML
9 10 (16.67%) Angular 2
10 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
11 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.00%) jQuery
12 3 (5.00%) RESTful
12 3 (5.00%) WCF
13 2 (3.33%) CSS3
13 2 (3.33%) React
13 2 (3.33%) REST
14 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (1.67%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.67%) DataPower
2 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) MVC
2 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) TDD
4 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
8 3 (5.00%) BDD
8 3 (5.00%) CQRS
8 3 (5.00%) SOLID
9 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.33%) Migration
9 2 (3.33%) OOD
9 2 (3.33%) Pair Programming
9 2 (3.33%) Scrum
9 2 (3.33%) SDLC
9 2 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) VB
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Teradata
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.67%) CA