The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 46 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 48 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.55% 3.92% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 4.11% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 43
Median daily rate £338 £328 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £391 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
1282 1727 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.82% 95.41% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 807
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.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 February 2017.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £350 - 2
Wigan - 1 £338 -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (91.73%) C#
3 85 (63.91%) ASP.NET
4 83 (62.41%) MVC
5 75 (56.39%) JavaScript
6 68 (51.13%) HTML
7 63 (47.37%) SQL Server
8 52 (39.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (37.59%) SQL
9 50 (37.59%) CSS
10 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (29.32%) .NET Framework
12 33 (24.81%) jQuery
13 29 (21.80%) Web Services
13 29 (21.80%) Entity Framework
14 28 (21.05%) AngularJS
15 22 (16.54%) XML
15 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (15.79%) NoSQL
17 20 (15.04%) Scrum
18 18 (13.53%) Windows
18 18 (13.53%) OO
19 17 (12.78%) WCF
20 16 (12.03%) OOD
20 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
20 16 (12.03%) REST
21 15 (11.28%) TDD
22 14 (10.53%) NUnit
22 14 (10.53%) HTML5
22 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.77%) CMS
1 13 (9.77%) Umbraco
2 8 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.01%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.50%) Kentico
4 2 (1.50%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.75%) DNN
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.51%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.51%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Internet
2 3 (2.26%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.27%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.51%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.01%) MySQL
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.26%) SQLite
8 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.50%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) NUnit
2 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.01%) Moq
6 3 (2.26%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.26%) MSI
7 2 (1.50%) Selenium
7 2 (1.50%) Subversion
7 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.50%) WiX
8 1 (0.75%) gulp
8 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (3.01%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Billing
3 1 (0.75%) Advertising
3 1 (0.75%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (100.00%) .NET
2 85 (63.91%) ASP.NET
3 68 (51.13%) HTML
4 52 (39.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (37.59%) CSS
6 39 (29.32%) .NET Framework
7 33 (24.81%) jQuery
8 29 (21.80%) Entity Framework
8 29 (21.80%) Web Services
9 28 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (16.54%) XML
11 17 (12.78%) WCF
12 16 (12.03%) REST
13 14 (10.53%) HTML5
14 13 (9.77%) SOAP
15 11 (8.27%) WinForms
15 11 (8.27%) WPF
16 10 (7.52%) React
17 9 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.50%) Fintech
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) Tandem
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Android
2 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.41%) MVC
2 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.04%) Scrum
4 18 (13.53%) OO
5 16 (12.03%) OOD
6 15 (11.28%) TDD
7 13 (9.77%) Unit Testing
7 13 (9.77%) Web Development
8 11 (8.27%) BDD
8 11 (8.27%) OOP
9 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.77%) Front End Development
10 9 (6.77%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.02%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (6.02%) SDLC
12 7 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (5.26%) SOA
13 6 (4.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 122 (91.73%) C#
2 75 (56.39%) JavaScript
3 50 (37.59%) SQL
4 10 (7.52%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.02%) VB
5 8 (6.02%) VB6
6 7 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.26%) PHP
8 3 (2.26%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.50%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) Java
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Xamarin
3 8 (6.02%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle
5 2 (1.50%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) Alterian
6 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.75%) Nintex
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) Telerik
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