The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 26 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 73 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.82% 4.39% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 4.69% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 53
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £264 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1198 1044 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.53% 93.63% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 524 603
Average daily rate £330 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 103
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
.NET Developer
North West

.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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Salford - 8 £323 - 2
Stockport 0 6 £245 -18.33% 5
Altrincham - 4 £325 - 4
Wigan - 2 - - 4
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 £325 - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Bolton - - - - 7
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 158 (100.00%) .NET
2 143 (90.51%) C#
3 111 (70.25%) ASP.NET
4 89 (56.33%) MVC
5 86 (54.43%) SQL Server
6 64 (40.51%) HTML
7 62 (39.24%) JavaScript
8 61 (38.61%) CSS
9 59 (37.34%) WCF
10 52 (32.91%) jQuery
10 52 (32.91%) Web Services
11 50 (31.65%) SQL
12 46 (29.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (25.32%) OO
14 39 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (24.68%) Visual Studio
15 37 (23.42%) .NET Framework
16 30 (18.99%) LINQ
16 30 (18.99%) OOD
17 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
17 28 (17.72%) WPF
17 28 (17.72%) TDD
18 26 (16.46%) Scrum
19 24 (15.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 20 (12.66%) XML
21 19 (12.03%) T-SQL
22 17 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (10.76%) Backbone.js
23 16 (10.13%) HTML5
23 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (6.33%) CMS
2 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.90%) Node.js
5 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (54.43%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (5.70%) RavenDB
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (24.68%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.86%) ReSharper
3 11 (6.96%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.33%) NUnit
5 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.80%) MSTest
6 6 (3.80%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.16%) Moq
8 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.90%) Subversion
10 1 (0.63%) JIRA
10 1 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.63%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (6.33%) Finance
2 9 (5.70%) Retail
3 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (100.00%) .NET
2 111 (70.25%) ASP.NET
3 64 (40.51%) HTML
4 61 (38.61%) CSS
5 59 (37.34%) WCF
6 52 (32.91%) jQuery
6 52 (32.91%) Web Services
7 46 (29.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (23.42%) .NET Framework
9 30 (18.99%) LINQ
10 28 (17.72%) WPF
11 24 (15.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (12.66%) XML
13 17 (10.76%) Backbone.js
14 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (10.13%) HTML5
15 13 (8.23%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (7.59%) CSS3
16 12 (7.59%) WinForms
17 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) RIA
2 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.53%) Kindle
3 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.63%) SCADA
5 1 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (56.33%) MVC
2 40 (25.32%) OO
3 30 (18.99%) OOD
4 28 (17.72%) TDD
5 26 (16.46%) Scrum
6 17 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (6.96%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (6.33%) MVVM
11 8 (5.06%) Web Development
11 8 (5.06%) OOP
11 8 (5.06%) CQRS
12 7 (4.43%) User Stories
12 7 (4.43%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.43%) BDD
13 6 (3.80%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (3.80%) Business Analysis
14 5 (3.16%) CRM
14 5 (3.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 143 (90.51%) C#
2 62 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 50 (31.65%) SQL
4 19 (12.03%) T-SQL
5 13 (8.23%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.80%) VB
8 4 (2.53%) VB6
9 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Varnish
Vendors
1 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Oracle
3 3 (1.90%) Twitter
4 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.63%) Open Text
5 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
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