The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 40 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 54 67 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.04% 5.58% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 5.95% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 59
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£320 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £306
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
.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
1259 1126 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.17% 93.83% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 573 670
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 89 109
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.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 17 September 2014.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 6 £323 -
Stockport -1 5 £326 +0.30% 3
Altrincham - 3 £325 - 2
Wigan +1 2 - - 5
Oldham -5 1 - -
Sale - - - -
Bolton - - - - 5
Bury - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 117 (100.00%) .NET
2 111 (94.87%) C#
3 76 (64.96%) ASP.NET
4 72 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 63 (53.85%) MVC
6 49 (41.88%) HTML
7 46 (39.32%) CSS
8 39 (33.33%) Web Services
9 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
10 37 (31.62%) jQuery
11 34 (29.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (29.06%) .NET Framework
11 34 (29.06%) WCF
12 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (24.79%) SQL
14 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (23.08%) OO
16 26 (22.22%) Visual Studio
17 24 (20.51%) TDD
17 24 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
18 20 (17.09%) LINQ
19 17 (14.53%) WPF
19 17 (14.53%) Scrum
20 15 (12.82%) OOD
20 15 (12.82%) XML
21 12 (10.26%) HTML5
21 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
21 12 (10.26%) Mentoring

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.98%) CMS
2 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.56%) IIS
4 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Intranet
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (29.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.56%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.27%) NUnit
3 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.42%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.42%) MSTest
5 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (1.71%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.85%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.85%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (7.69%) Retail
2 7 (5.98%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (64.96%) ASP.NET
3 49 (41.88%) HTML
4 46 (39.32%) CSS
5 39 (33.33%) Web Services
6 37 (31.62%) jQuery
7 34 (29.06%) .NET Framework
7 34 (29.06%) WCF
8 28 (23.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 20 (17.09%) LINQ
11 17 (14.53%) WPF
12 15 (12.82%) XML
13 12 (10.26%) HTML5
14 10 (8.55%) Ajax
14 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (7.69%) CSS3
15 9 (7.69%) Backbone.js
15 9 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.42%) RIA
3 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Open Source
4 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) MVC
2 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.08%) OO
4 24 (20.51%) TDD
5 17 (14.53%) Scrum
6 15 (12.82%) OOD
7 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.40%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.13%) MVVM
9 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.13%) CRM
10 5 (4.27%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (3.42%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.42%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.42%) OOP
12 3 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (2.56%) BDD
12 3 (2.56%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (94.87%) C#
2 38 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 29 (24.79%) SQL
4 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.84%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.13%) VB
5 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.42%) VB6
7 2 (1.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.85%) Telerik
3 1 (0.85%) Open Text
3 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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