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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 43 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 56 81 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 6.19% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 6.66% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £66.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
1543 1216 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.17% 92.97% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 640 414
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 60 80
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.40 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

.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 1 April 2015.

.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 1 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Altrincham 0 5 - - 2
Stockport +3 4 £330 +10.00% 7
Bolton 0 2 £319 -15.00% 4
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Sale - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 3
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (87.39%) C#
3 75 (63.03%) ASP.NET
4 69 (57.98%) SQL Server
5 65 (54.62%) MVC
6 57 (47.90%) HTML
7 54 (45.38%) JavaScript
7 54 (45.38%) CSS
8 44 (36.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (31.09%) SQL
9 37 (31.09%) jQuery
10 36 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (28.57%) Visual Studio
12 32 (26.89%) .NET Framework
13 27 (22.69%) Entity Framework
14 26 (21.85%) TDD
15 20 (16.81%) Ajax
15 20 (16.81%) WCF
15 20 (16.81%) Web Services
16 19 (15.97%) LINQ
17 18 (15.13%) XML
17 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
18 17 (14.29%) T-SQL
19 16 (13.45%) Scrum
19 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (11.76%) SOA
21 13 (10.92%) Degree
22 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
23 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
23 11 (9.24%) Web Development

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 11 (9.24%) CMS
2 8 (6.72%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.20%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (4.20%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.36%) IIS
5 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.84%) IaaS
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
1 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) AMQP
1 1 (0.84%) HTTP
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (57.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.40%) RavenDB
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.36%) OLAP
6 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.84%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.04%) NUnit
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (3.36%) JMeter
6 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.84%) JIRA
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.84%) Moq
8 1 (0.84%) MSTest
General
1 9 (7.56%) Retail
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (63.03%) ASP.NET
3 57 (47.90%) HTML
4 54 (45.38%) CSS
5 44 (36.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (31.09%) jQuery
7 32 (26.89%) .NET Framework
8 27 (22.69%) Entity Framework
9 20 (16.81%) Ajax
9 20 (16.81%) WCF
9 20 (16.81%) Web Services
10 19 (15.97%) LINQ
11 18 (15.13%) XML
12 11 (9.24%) HTML5
13 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (7.56%) XHTML
14 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (6.72%) CSS3
15 8 (6.72%) RESTful
16 7 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.20%) NHS
3 5 (4.20%) Open Source
4 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.68%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.68%) W3C
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.68%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.62%) MVC
2 36 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.85%) TDD
4 16 (13.45%) Scrum
5 14 (11.76%) SOA
6 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.24%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.24%) Web Development
8 10 (8.40%) OO
9 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.20%) Workflow
11 5 (4.20%) ITIL
11 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.20%) OOP
11 5 (4.20%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (3.36%) BDD
12 4 (3.36%) CQRS
12 4 (3.36%) Load Testing
13 3 (2.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 104 (87.39%) C#
2 54 (45.38%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.09%) SQL
4 17 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.04%) Ruby
6 5 (4.20%) XPath
7 4 (3.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.68%) Java
8 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.68%) XAML
8 2 (1.68%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.84%) PHP5
9 1 (0.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.84%) MCPD
3 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) HL7
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Twitter
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle
3 3 (2.52%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) IBM
5 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
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