The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 43 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 72 68 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.36% 3.44% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 3.66% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 67
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £38.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.84% +11.59%
.NET Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1552 1859 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.89% 94.08% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 1057 835
Median daily rate £400 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 72 70
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Manchester region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bolton 0 4 £369 +8.45% 1
Stockport -6 3 £300 -7.69%
Wigan - 2 £300 - 4
Altrincham -1 1 - - 3
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, .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 Manchester region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 151 (100.00%) .NET
2 133 (88.08%) C#
3 100 (66.23%) ASP.NET
4 91 (60.26%) MVC
5 81 (53.64%) JavaScript
6 72 (47.68%) SQL Server
7 71 (47.02%) HTML
8 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (41.06%) SQL
10 61 (40.40%) CSS
10 61 (40.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (33.11%) jQuery
12 44 (29.14%) .NET Framework
13 37 (24.50%) AngularJS
14 33 (21.85%) Entity Framework
15 26 (17.22%) WCF
15 26 (17.22%) XML
16 23 (15.23%) Windows
17 22 (14.57%) Web Services
17 22 (14.57%) TDD
18 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
19 20 (13.25%) Web Development
19 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
20 19 (12.58%) Scrum
21 18 (11.92%) BDD
22 17 (11.26%) VB.NET
23 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
24 15 (9.93%) HTML5
25 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
25 14 (9.27%) Unit Testing

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (7.95%) Umbraco
2 11 (7.28%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) Kentico
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.32%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.66%) DNN
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
5 1 (0.66%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) Network Security
3 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (47.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 14 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.97%) Couchbase
5 6 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (3.31%) MySQL
6 5 (3.31%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.32%) SQLite
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.30%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.30%) NUnit
5 7 (4.64%) Moq
6 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.99%) MSI
6 3 (1.99%) WiX
7 2 (1.32%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.32%) Subversion
7 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.66%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.66%) gulp
8 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.66%) MorphX
8 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 3 (1.99%) Retail
2 2 (1.32%) Advertising
2 2 (1.32%) Billing
2 2 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Legal
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (66.23%) ASP.NET
3 71 (47.02%) HTML
4 61 (40.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (40.40%) CSS
5 50 (33.11%) jQuery
6 44 (29.14%) .NET Framework
7 37 (24.50%) AngularJS
8 33 (21.85%) Entity Framework
9 26 (17.22%) WCF
9 26 (17.22%) XML
10 22 (14.57%) Web Services
11 15 (9.93%) HTML5
12 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (9.27%) WinForms
12 14 (9.27%) WPF
13 13 (8.61%) SOAP
14 9 (5.96%) NHibernate
14 9 (5.96%) React
14 9 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.99%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.99%) Physics
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Social Network
5 1 (0.66%) Tandem
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.23%) Windows
2 5 (3.31%) Android
2 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.66%) Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (60.26%) MVC
2 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.57%) TDD
4 20 (13.25%) Web Development
5 19 (12.58%) Scrum
6 18 (11.92%) BDD
7 14 (9.27%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.28%) Front End Development
8 11 (7.28%) OO
9 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.96%) OOD
9 9 (5.96%) Project Management
9 9 (5.96%) SDLC
10 7 (4.64%) ERP
10 7 (4.64%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (3.31%) Content Management
11 5 (3.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (3.31%) Migration
12 4 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.65%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 133 (88.08%) C#
2 81 (53.64%) JavaScript
3 62 (41.06%) SQL
4 17 (11.26%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.61%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.96%) VB
7 8 (5.30%) VB6
8 4 (2.65%) PHP
8 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.32%) Java
9 2 (1.32%) Python
9 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) C
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) X++
10 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.99%) Ektron
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) Alterian
6 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.66%) Facebook
6 1 (0.66%) Nintex
6 1 (0.66%) Telerik
6 1 (0.66%) Twitter
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