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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 35 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 69 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.91% 5.28% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 5.70% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 50
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£325 £310 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £280 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +12.00%
.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
1314 1070 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.52% 92.64% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 554 580
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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
Stockport +1 1 £300 -29.41% 8
Wigan 0 1 £275 -15.38% 2
Bolton - 1 - - 4
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 108 (87.80%) C#
3 71 (57.72%) SQL Server
4 70 (56.91%) ASP.NET
5 60 (48.78%) MVC
6 56 (45.53%) HTML
7 52 (42.28%) CSS
8 41 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 34 (27.64%) jQuery
9 34 (27.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (26.02%) .NET Framework
10 32 (26.02%) Visual Studio
11 31 (25.20%) SQL
12 29 (23.58%) TDD
13 27 (21.95%) Web Services
14 26 (21.14%) WCF
14 26 (21.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 25 (20.33%) OO
16 24 (19.51%) Ajax
17 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.82%) LINQ
19 16 (13.01%) Retail
20 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
21 14 (11.38%) WPF
21 14 (11.38%) XML
21 14 (11.38%) HTML5
22 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
22 13 (10.57%) T-SQL

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (3.25%) CMS
1 4 (3.25%) Apache
1 4 (3.25%) Apache Solr
1 4 (3.25%) Umbraco
1 4 (3.25%) Orchard CMS
1 4 (3.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.44%) IIS
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) AMQP
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (57.72%) SQL Server
2 34 (27.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.25%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (4.07%) NUnit
4 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) MSTest
5 3 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
6 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (13.01%) Retail
2 10 (8.13%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (56.91%) ASP.NET
3 56 (45.53%) HTML
4 52 (42.28%) CSS
5 34 (27.64%) jQuery
5 34 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (26.02%) .NET Framework
7 27 (21.95%) Web Services
8 26 (21.14%) WCF
8 26 (21.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 24 (19.51%) Ajax
10 17 (13.82%) LINQ
11 14 (11.38%) WPF
11 14 (11.38%) XML
11 14 (11.38%) HTML5
12 11 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (8.13%) REST
14 9 (7.32%) RESTful
15 8 (6.50%) CSS3
15 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.07%) Open Source
2 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.25%) NHS
4 2 (1.63%) W3C
4 2 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.63%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.78%) MVC
2 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.58%) TDD
4 25 (20.33%) OO
5 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
5 13 (10.57%) Scrum
6 10 (8.13%) SOA
7 9 (7.32%) OOD
7 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.50%) Web Development
9 7 (5.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.07%) MVVM
11 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.07%) CRM
11 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.25%) Workflow
12 4 (3.25%) ITIL
12 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (87.80%) C#
2 41 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 31 (25.20%) SQL
4 13 (10.57%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.07%) XPath
5 5 (4.07%) Ruby
5 5 (4.07%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.25%) XAML
7 3 (2.44%) VB6
7 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Java
9 1 (0.81%) PHP5
9 1 (0.81%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MCPD
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.81%) Telerik
4 1 (0.81%) IBM
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