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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 82 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 24 67 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 5.12% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 5.38% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 37
Average daily rate
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£311 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
.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
1718 1245 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.81% 95.11% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 741 579
Average daily rate £375 £326 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 89
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 0 1 £225 -30.76% 1
Sale - 1 £275 -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (90.36%) C#
3 62 (74.70%) MVC
4 47 (56.63%) JavaScript
5 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET
6 43 (51.81%) HTML
7 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
8 39 (46.99%) CSS
9 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (44.58%) jQuery
11 28 (33.73%) WCF
12 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (28.92%) SQL
14 18 (21.69%) HTML5
15 15 (18.07%) Scrum
15 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.87%) CMS
16 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
16 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (15.66%) Ajax
17 13 (15.66%) OO
18 12 (14.46%) TDD
18 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
19 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
20 10 (12.05%) Entity Framework
20 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
20 10 (12.05%) Finance
21 9 (10.84%) Web Services
21 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (16.87%) CMS
2 9 (10.84%) Umbraco
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.23%) IIS
5 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) PaaS
2 2 (2.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) RavenDB
3 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.41%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.02%) NUnit
3 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.82%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.20%) Selenium
7 1 (1.20%) MSTest
7 1 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.20%) Moq
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET
3 43 (51.81%) HTML
4 39 (46.99%) CSS
5 37 (44.58%) jQuery
6 28 (33.73%) WCF
7 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (21.69%) HTML5
9 13 (15.66%) Ajax
10 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
11 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (12.05%) Entity Framework
12 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
13 9 (10.84%) JSON
13 9 (10.84%) Web Services
14 7 (8.43%) CSS3
14 7 (8.43%) LINQ
14 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (7.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) UNIX
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
1 1 (1.20%) Android
1 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (74.70%) MVC
2 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.07%) Scrum
4 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.66%) OO
6 12 (14.46%) TDD
7 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.43%) OOP
8 7 (8.43%) SOA
9 6 (7.23%) SDLC
10 5 (6.02%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (4.82%) MVVM
11 4 (4.82%) CQRS
11 4 (4.82%) OOD
11 4 (4.82%) Web Development
12 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.61%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.41%) BDD
13 2 (2.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 75 (90.36%) C#
2 47 (56.63%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.92%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.82%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) Java
8 2 (2.41%) PHP5
8 2 (2.41%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) HL7
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Twitter
3 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.41%) Facebook
5 1 (1.20%) Actian
5 1 (1.20%) Avaya
5 1 (1.20%) Telerik
5 1 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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