The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 57 57
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 19 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.98% 2.37% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 2.51% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 17
Median daily rate £360 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 875 902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.98% 94.39% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 635 551
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 46
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington +20 6 £361 +5.09% 4
Chester +12 3 £425 +30.76% 5
Crewe - 2 £450 - 2
Runcorn - 1 - - 3
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (64.00%) MVC
5 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
9 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (28.00%) RESTful
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (24.00%) jQuery
11 6 (24.00%) WCF
12 5 (20.00%) Scrum
12 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (20.00%) Moq
13 4 (16.00%) Ninject
13 4 (16.00%) CSS
13 4 (16.00%) Finance
13 4 (16.00%) NUnit
13 4 (16.00%) JSON
13 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 3 (12.00%) Jasmine

.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 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Moq
2 4 (16.00%) NUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) FxCop
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) T4 Templates
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
6 7 (28.00%) RESTful
7 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 6 (24.00%) WCF
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) Ninject
9 3 (12.00%) HTML
9 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Android Development
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik
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