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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 72 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 26 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.61% 5.58% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 5.84% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 29
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
.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
1502 1181 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.18% 95.47% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 666 528
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bolton - 4 £325 - 6
Bury +2 1 £220 -32.30% 1
Salford -2 1 £225 -30.23% 1
Sale - 1 £275 -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 84 (90.32%) C#
3 57 (61.29%) MVC
4 54 (58.06%) ASP.NET
5 49 (52.69%) JavaScript
6 46 (49.46%) SQL Server
7 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (44.09%) HTML
9 39 (41.94%) CSS
10 34 (36.56%) jQuery
11 30 (32.26%) SQL
12 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (27.96%) WCF
14 21 (22.58%) Visual Studio
15 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
16 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
17 17 (18.28%) Scrum
18 16 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (17.20%) Entity Framework
19 14 (15.05%) HTML5
19 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
19 14 (15.05%) CMS
20 13 (13.98%) TDD
21 12 (12.90%) LINQ
21 12 (12.90%) OO
21 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
21 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 11 (11.83%) SDLC
22 11 (11.83%) Web Services
22 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (15.05%) CMS
2 9 (9.68%) Umbraco
3 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.45%) IIS
5 3 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.15%) Node.js
7 1 (1.08%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) PaaS
2 2 (2.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (49.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.45%) RavenDB
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.23%) OLAP
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.45%) ReSharper
5 5 (5.38%) NUnit
6 3 (3.23%) JMeter
6 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.08%) MSTest
8 1 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.08%) Moq
8 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (58.06%) ASP.NET
3 41 (44.09%) HTML
4 39 (41.94%) CSS
5 34 (36.56%) jQuery
6 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (27.96%) WCF
8 20 (21.51%) .NET Framework
9 16 (17.20%) Entity Framework
10 14 (15.05%) HTML5
11 12 (12.90%) LINQ
11 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
11 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (11.83%) Ajax
12 11 (11.83%) Web Services
13 9 (9.68%) JSON
14 8 (8.60%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (6.45%) Backbone.js
16 6 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.15%) Social Network
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) MVC
2 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) Scrum
4 16 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
6 13 (13.98%) TDD
7 12 (12.90%) OO
8 11 (11.83%) SDLC
9 9 (9.68%) SOA
9 9 (9.68%) OOP
10 7 (7.53%) Web Development
11 6 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (6.45%) CQRS
12 3 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (3.23%) MVVM
12 3 (3.23%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.23%) Load Testing
12 3 (3.23%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (90.32%) C#
2 49 (52.69%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.26%) SQL
4 8 (8.60%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.30%) Python
7 3 (3.23%) Ruby
7 3 (3.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) Java
8 2 (2.15%) VB
8 2 (2.15%) PHP5
9 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
1 1 (1.08%) HL7
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Twitter
3 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) Facebook
4 2 (2.15%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) Avaya
5 1 (1.08%) Telerik
5 1 (1.08%) Actian
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