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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 38 71 32
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -39
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 87 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.85% 1.87% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 1.98% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 26 40
Median daily rate £335 £309 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
.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
1699 1772 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 94.91% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1029 808
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 57
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

.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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 4 £259 - 3
Stockport - 4 £230 - 7
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 141 (100.00%) .NET
2 116 (82.27%) C#
3 96 (68.09%) ASP.NET
4 90 (63.83%) MVC
5 79 (56.03%) SQL Server
6 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
7 63 (44.68%) HTML
8 61 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (41.13%) CSS
10 56 (39.72%) SQL
11 52 (36.88%) jQuery
12 51 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (32.62%) .NET Framework
14 38 (26.95%) Entity Framework
15 34 (24.11%) WCF
16 33 (23.40%) AngularJS
17 28 (19.86%) TDD
18 25 (17.73%) XML
18 25 (17.73%) Scrum
19 22 (15.60%) Web Development
20 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
20 20 (14.18%) Web Services
20 20 (14.18%) BDD
21 18 (12.77%) VB.NET
21 18 (12.77%) Unit Testing
22 17 (12.06%) Windows
22 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
23 16 (11.35%) HTML5
23 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET Web API
24 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.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 8 (5.67%) CMS
2 6 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) Network Security
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (56.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (3.55%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.55%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (2.84%) MySQL
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.09%) NUnit
3 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.96%) Moq
5 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.13%) Subversion
7 3 (2.13%) WiX
8 2 (1.42%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.42%) gulp
8 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.71%) Grunt
9 1 (0.71%) MorphX
9 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (7.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (1.42%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (68.09%) ASP.NET
3 63 (44.68%) HTML
4 58 (41.13%) CSS
5 52 (36.88%) jQuery
6 51 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (32.62%) .NET Framework
8 38 (26.95%) Entity Framework
9 34 (24.11%) WCF
10 33 (23.40%) AngularJS
11 25 (17.73%) XML
12 20 (14.18%) Web Services
13 16 (11.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (11.35%) HTML5
14 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (9.22%) WinForms
16 11 (7.80%) CSS3
16 11 (7.80%) SOAP
17 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 10 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.13%) Physics
4 2 (1.42%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Social Network
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Windows
2 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.42%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.71%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.83%) MVC
2 61 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.86%) TDD
4 25 (17.73%) Scrum
5 22 (15.60%) Web Development
6 20 (14.18%) BDD
7 18 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 12 (8.51%) ERP
9 10 (7.09%) OO
10 9 (6.38%) Project Management
11 8 (5.67%) OOD
12 7 (4.96%) Front End Development
12 7 (4.96%) User Stories
13 6 (4.26%) CRM
13 6 (4.26%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.26%) SDLC
14 5 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (2.84%) Migration
15 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
16 3 (2.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 116 (82.27%) C#
2 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
3 56 (39.72%) SQL
4 18 (12.77%) VB.NET
5 12 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.09%) VB
7 8 (5.67%) VB6
8 4 (2.84%) Java
8 4 (2.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.71%) Python
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) X++
9 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.67%) Xamarin
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.13%) Twitter
6 2 (1.42%) Telerik
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.71%) Facebook
7 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
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