The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 75 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 85 85 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.29% 2.20% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 2.33% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 53
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £390 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2454 3648 3409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.97% 94.29% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 2178 1787
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.18 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.58% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET 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 Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Manchester +22 48 £340 +6.25% 50
Merseyside +14 18 £325 +1.16% 12
Lancashire +27 10 £310 +23.80% 10
Cheshire +7 6 £273 -22.14% 34
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 213 (100.00%) .NET
2 185 (86.85%) C#
3 132 (61.97%) MVC
4 128 (60.09%) ASP.NET
5 107 (50.23%) HTML
6 106 (49.77%) JavaScript
7 94 (44.13%) SQL Server
8 85 (39.91%) CSS
9 81 (38.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 77 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (34.74%) SQL
12 58 (27.23%) .NET Framework
13 42 (19.72%) jQuery
14 36 (16.90%) Entity Framework
14 36 (16.90%) AngularJS
14 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
15 35 (16.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (14.08%) Scrum
17 29 (13.62%) XML
18 28 (13.15%) Web Services
19 26 (12.21%) VB.NET
20 25 (11.74%) OO
20 25 (11.74%) TDD
20 25 (11.74%) Umbraco
21 23 (10.80%) HTML5
21 23 (10.80%) Visual Studio
22 20 (9.39%) OOD
23 19 (8.92%) NoSQL
23 19 (8.92%) WCF
24 17 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 25 (11.74%) Umbraco
2 17 (7.98%) CMS
3 12 (5.63%) EPiServer
3 12 (5.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.41%) Kentico
6 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.94%) DNN
6 2 (0.94%) IIS
6 2 (0.94%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (0.94%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.47%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.82%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Internet
2 3 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (44.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.92%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (7.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.63%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.41%) SQLite
11 2 (0.94%) MySQL
11 2 (0.94%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (10.80%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.10%) NUnit
4 11 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.88%) Selenium
6 3 (1.41%) MSI
7 2 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.94%) Moq
7 2 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 1 (0.47%) Bower
8 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.47%) gulp
8 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.47%) StyleCop
General
1 11 (5.16%) Finance
2 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.94%) Advertising
3 2 (0.94%) Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Back Office
4 1 (0.47%) Law
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (100.00%) .NET
2 128 (60.09%) ASP.NET
3 107 (50.23%) HTML
4 85 (39.91%) CSS
5 81 (38.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (27.23%) .NET Framework
7 42 (19.72%) jQuery
8 36 (16.90%) AngularJS
8 36 (16.90%) Entity Framework
9 35 (16.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (13.62%) XML
11 28 (13.15%) Web Services
12 23 (10.80%) HTML5
13 19 (8.92%) WCF
14 16 (7.51%) REST
15 13 (6.10%) CSS3
15 13 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (6.10%) WPF
16 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.57%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.23%) Fintech
4 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.35%) iPad
6 3 (1.41%) User Experience
7 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.94%) Tandem
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.04%) Windows
2 6 (2.82%) Android
2 6 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.41%) Linux
3 3 (1.41%) Unix
3 3 (1.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (61.97%) MVC
2 77 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (14.08%) Scrum
4 25 (11.74%) OO
4 25 (11.74%) TDD
5 20 (9.39%) OOD
6 16 (7.51%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.04%) Front End Development
8 14 (6.57%) Web Development
9 13 (6.10%) Mobile Application Development
10 12 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.69%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (4.69%) OOP
11 10 (4.69%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.23%) BDD
12 9 (4.23%) Microservices
13 8 (3.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (3.76%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (3.76%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 185 (86.85%) C#
2 106 (49.77%) JavaScript
3 74 (34.74%) SQL
4 26 (12.21%) VB.NET
5 15 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.69%) VB
7 7 (3.29%) Java
7 7 (3.29%) VB6
8 6 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.35%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.88%) PHP
11 3 (1.41%) Python
12 2 (0.94%) Ruby
13 1 (0.47%) C++
13 1 (0.47%) COBOL
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
13 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (5.16%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.94%) HNC
3 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.57%) Xamarin
3 13 (6.10%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (0.94%) Alterian
5 2 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.47%) Kofax
6 1 (0.47%) Nintex
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) Telerik
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