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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 40 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 74 65 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.08% 4.55% 6.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 4.75% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 49
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
.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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 8 £367 +22.25% 5
Bolton -3 3 £333 +10.83%
Cheadle - 2 £400 - 1
Salford - 2 £338 -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (93.75%) C#
3 79 (61.72%) MVC
4 76 (59.38%) SQL Server
5 71 (55.47%) JavaScript
6 68 (53.13%) HTML
7 63 (49.22%) CSS
8 60 (46.88%) ASP.NET
9 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (34.38%) HTML5
11 36 (28.13%) SQL
12 35 (27.34%) Visual Studio
13 32 (25.00%) jQuery
14 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (23.44%) TDD
15 30 (23.44%) .NET Framework
16 27 (21.09%) Web Development
17 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
18 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
18 23 (17.97%) WCF
19 20 (15.63%) Scrum
19 20 (15.63%) Web Services
20 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
20 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
20 19 (14.84%) CSS3
21 18 (14.06%) BDD
22 17 (13.28%) Entity Framework
23 16 (12.50%) Web Design
23 16 (12.50%) Telerik
23 16 (12.50%) Subversion

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (9.38%) CMS
2 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.56%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) Node.js
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) SaaS
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.69%) MySQL
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Visual Studio
2 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.50%) Subversion
4 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.25%) MSTest
5 8 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.69%) NUnit
6 6 (4.69%) Selenium
7 5 (3.91%) Grunt
7 5 (3.91%) JIRA
8 4 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.34%) Moq
9 3 (2.34%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (53.13%) HTML
3 63 (49.22%) CSS
4 60 (46.88%) ASP.NET
5 44 (34.38%) HTML5
6 32 (25.00%) jQuery
7 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (23.44%) .NET Framework
9 23 (17.97%) AngularJS
9 23 (17.97%) WCF
10 20 (15.63%) Web Services
11 19 (14.84%) CSS3
12 17 (13.28%) Entity Framework
13 15 (11.72%) Silverlight
14 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (10.94%) XML
15 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (7.03%) XSLT
17 7 (5.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Visualisation
2 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
1 14 (10.94%) Unix
2 13 (10.16%) Mac OS X
3 9 (7.03%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.56%) Android
6 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (61.72%) MVC
2 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.44%) TDD
4 27 (21.09%) Web Development
5 20 (15.63%) Scrum
6 18 (14.06%) BDD
7 16 (12.50%) Web Design
8 15 (11.72%) Front End Development
9 14 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (10.16%) OO
10 13 (10.16%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.25%) OOD
14 7 (5.47%) Process Management
14 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
14 7 (5.47%) Time Management
15 6 (4.69%) OWASP
15 6 (4.69%) Web Testing
15 6 (4.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 120 (93.75%) C#
2 71 (55.47%) JavaScript
3 36 (28.13%) SQL
4 19 (14.84%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.72%) XAML
6 14 (10.94%) Python
6 14 (10.94%) Ruby
6 14 (10.94%) Scala
7 5 (3.91%) XPath
8 2 (1.56%) C++
8 2 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) ES6
9 1 (0.78%) Java
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) MCPD
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) WCAG
2 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.50%) Telerik
3 13 (10.16%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.69%) Sitecore
5 5 (3.91%) Capita
6 2 (1.56%) BEA
6 2 (1.56%) Infor
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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