The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 83 98 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.81% 2.60% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.74% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 82 67
Median daily rate £340 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.14 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.42% -31.43%  
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 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 2771 3574 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.84% 94.80% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 2225 1997
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 194
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

.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 28 June 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 28 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
Manchester +11 52 £345 +2.22% 57
Cheshire +8 19 £360 +10.76% 34
Merseyside -7 5 £325 - 12
Lancashire -1 3 £288 +4.54% 15
Cumbria - 1 £300 - 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 169 (100.00%) .NET
2 150 (88.76%) C#
3 114 (67.46%) MVC
4 104 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 86 (50.89%) JavaScript
6 70 (41.42%) HTML
7 68 (40.24%) CSS
8 67 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (39.05%) SQL Server
10 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (34.91%) SQL
12 56 (33.14%) jQuery
13 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (24.26%) .NET Framework
15 36 (21.30%) AngularJS
15 36 (21.30%) TDD
16 34 (20.12%) Entity Framework
17 31 (18.34%) Scrum
18 30 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
20 25 (14.79%) HTML5
21 22 (13.02%) Web Services
22 21 (12.43%) Greenfield Project
23 20 (11.83%) OO
24 19 (11.24%) VB.NET
24 19 (11.24%) Unit Testing
25 18 (10.65%) Web Development
26 16 (9.47%) Git (software)
26 16 (9.47%) RESTful
27 15 (8.88%) Test Automation

.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 15 (8.88%) Umbraco
2 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.51%) CMS
4 9 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.55%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.59%) Drupal
8 1 (0.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (39.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.88%) NUnit
3 8 (4.73%) gulp
3 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.96%) Moq
5 5 (2.96%) Selenium
6 4 (2.37%) JIRA
6 4 (2.37%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.78%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.59%) FxCop
8 1 (0.59%) jspm
8 1 (0.59%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.59%) NuGet
8 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.59%) T4 Templates
General
1 9 (5.33%) Finance
2 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.78%) Retail
3 2 (1.18%) Back Office
3 2 (1.18%) Law
3 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Advertising
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Publishing
4 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 70 (41.42%) HTML
4 68 (40.24%) CSS
5 67 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (33.14%) jQuery
7 46 (27.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (24.26%) .NET Framework
9 36 (21.30%) AngularJS
10 34 (20.12%) Entity Framework
11 25 (14.79%) HTML5
12 22 (13.02%) Web Services
13 16 (9.47%) RESTful
14 14 (8.28%) WCF
15 13 (7.69%) CSS3
15 13 (7.69%) Sass
16 12 (7.10%) REST
16 12 (7.10%) XML
17 10 (5.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (5.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.55%) Fintech
5 3 (1.78%) iPad
5 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.78%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.37%) Windows
2 3 (1.78%) Android
2 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.59%) Unix
3 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (67.46%) MVC
2 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.30%) TDD
4 31 (18.34%) Scrum
5 30 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.83%) OO
7 19 (11.24%) Unit Testing
8 18 (10.65%) Web Development
9 15 (8.88%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.69%) OOD
11 11 (6.51%) OOP
12 10 (5.92%) Continuous Deployment
12 10 (5.92%) Microservices
12 10 (5.92%) Refactoring
13 9 (5.33%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.33%) SMACSS
13 9 (5.33%) SOA
14 8 (4.73%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.14%) BDD
15 7 (4.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 150 (88.76%) C#
2 86 (50.89%) JavaScript
3 59 (34.91%) SQL
4 19 (11.24%) VB.NET
5 12 (7.10%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.55%) VB
7 4 (2.37%) VB6
8 3 (1.78%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.18%) Java
10 1 (0.59%) COBOL
10 1 (0.59%) Python
10 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.18%) HNC
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle
4 3 (1.78%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
5 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco
6 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.59%) Kofax
6 1 (0.59%) Remedy
6 1 (0.59%) Telerik
Greater Manchester
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Rate: £10 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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