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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 37 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 66 85 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.00% 6.10% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 6.59% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 19
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
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
1534 1290 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.03% 92.61% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 681 412
Average daily rate £363 £342 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 89
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £37.49 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

.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 24 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 24 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 +3 5 - - 5
Stockport - 5 £330 - 5
Bolton -3 3 £350 -6.66% 3
Bury - 1 £275 -
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 - - 3
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 121 (100.00%) .NET
2 107 (88.43%) C#
3 74 (61.16%) ASP.NET
4 70 (57.85%) MVC
5 60 (49.59%) SQL Server
6 57 (47.11%) JavaScript
7 56 (46.28%) HTML
8 50 (41.32%) CSS
9 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (31.40%) jQuery
12 37 (30.58%) SQL
13 30 (24.79%) TDD
13 30 (24.79%) .NET Framework
14 26 (21.49%) Visual Studio
15 25 (20.66%) WCF
15 25 (20.66%) Entity Framework
16 20 (16.53%) Scrum
17 18 (14.88%) Ajax
18 17 (14.05%) LINQ
18 17 (14.05%) Web Services
19 16 (13.22%) OO
19 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
19 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (13.22%) HTML5
20 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
20 14 (11.57%) CMS
20 14 (11.57%) SOA
20 14 (11.57%) XML
21 12 (9.92%) T-SQL

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 14 (11.57%) CMS
2 10 (8.26%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
4 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.65%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.65%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.83%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) IaaS
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
1 3 (2.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) AMQP
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (49.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.44%) RavenDB
4 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.31%) OLAP
6 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.48%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.96%) NUnit
3 6 (4.96%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.31%) JMeter
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.65%) Moq
6 2 (1.65%) MSTest
6 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (61.16%) ASP.NET
3 56 (46.28%) HTML
4 50 (41.32%) CSS
5 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (31.40%) jQuery
7 30 (24.79%) .NET Framework
8 25 (20.66%) WCF
8 25 (20.66%) Entity Framework
9 18 (14.88%) Ajax
10 17 (14.05%) LINQ
10 17 (14.05%) Web Services
11 16 (13.22%) HTML5
12 14 (11.57%) XML
13 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (9.09%) JSON
15 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.13%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) NHS
4 2 (1.65%) W3C
4 2 (1.65%) Social Network
4 2 (1.65%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.85%) MVC
2 47 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.79%) TDD
4 20 (16.53%) Scrum
5 16 (13.22%) OO
5 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.57%) SOA
7 10 (8.26%) OOP
7 10 (8.26%) Web Development
8 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (4.96%) MVVM
10 6 (4.96%) CQRS
11 5 (4.13%) BDD
12 4 (3.31%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (3.31%) Load Testing
13 3 (2.48%) Performance Improvement
13 3 (2.48%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 107 (88.43%) C#
2 57 (47.11%) JavaScript
3 37 (30.58%) SQL
4 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.13%) Ruby
6 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.31%) Java
6 4 (3.31%) XPath
7 3 (2.48%) PHP5
7 3 (2.48%) PHP
7 3 (2.48%) Python
8 2 (1.65%) XAML
8 2 (1.65%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) HL7
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.96%) Twitter
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.65%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
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