Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 64 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 45 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.42% 1.88% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.98% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 39
Cheshire median daily rate £313 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £269
90th Percentile £376 £388 £395
North West median daily rate £334 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -1.11% +3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +77.08% -43.53%

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 1,267 1,160 1,838
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 94.93% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 808 1,235
Cheshire median daily rate £415 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £257
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 84
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -0.96% +1.95%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.75 £39.15 £35.50
North West median hourly rate £18.04 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.22% -20.00% +36.36%

.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 February 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 22 February 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 +7 11 £350 +16.67% 5
Warrington +5 5 £350 +3.70% 10
Runcorn +4 3 £330 +1.54% 5
Knutsford - 3 £325 -
Winsford - 1 £285 -
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (88.89%) C#
3 36 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
5 27 (60.00%) HTML
6 26 (57.78%) CSS
7 25 (55.56%) MVC
8 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 20 (44.44%) SQL
10 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.00%) Marketing
12 9 (20.00%) jQuery
12 9 (20.00%) Web Services
13 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
13 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
14 7 (15.56%) IIS
15 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
15 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (13.33%) HTML5
15 6 (13.33%) CSS3
16 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 5 (11.11%) Web Development
16 5 (11.11%) Scrum
17 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (8.89%) Finance
17 4 (8.89%) CMS
17 4 (8.89%) OO
17 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
17 4 (8.89%) Umbraco

.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 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.22%) PegaRULES
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Grunt
4 2 (4.44%) gulp
5 1 (2.22%) FxCop
5 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.22%) Moq
5 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) T4 Templates
General
1 9 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (60.00%) HTML
4 26 (57.78%) CSS
5 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 9 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (13.33%) CSS3
7 6 (13.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.67%) LINQ
10 2 (4.44%) Ajax
10 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.44%) JSON
10 2 (4.44%) Sass
11 1 (2.22%) Semantic HTML
11 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.67%) W3C
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) MVC
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Scrum
3 5 (11.11%) Web Development
4 4 (8.89%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.67%) Server Building
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.44%) MVVM
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.22%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.22%) Microservices
7 1 (2.22%) OOP
7 1 (2.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C#
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.44%) Twitter
4 1 (2.22%) CA
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle