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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 27 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 70 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.37% 5.16% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 5.48% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 50
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£325 £305 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
.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
1239 1150 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.26% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 590 637
Average daily rate £330 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 93 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

.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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 9 £325 -
Stockport -2 5 £301 +0.16% 5
Altrincham - 3 £325 - 3
Wigan +3 2 - - 3
Oldham -3 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 £325 -
Cheadle - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Sale - - - -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 131 (90.97%) C#
3 98 (68.06%) ASP.NET
4 83 (57.64%) MVC
5 80 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 59 (40.97%) HTML
7 56 (38.89%) CSS
8 54 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 51 (35.42%) jQuery
10 49 (34.03%) WCF
11 44 (30.56%) Web Services
12 43 (29.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (25.69%) SQL
13 37 (25.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 37 (25.69%) .NET Framework
14 36 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 34 (23.61%) OO
16 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
17 27 (18.75%) LINQ
18 26 (18.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (17.36%) TDD
20 24 (16.67%) WPF
21 23 (15.97%) OOD
22 21 (14.58%) Scrum
23 18 (12.50%) XML
24 15 (10.42%) Unit Testing
25 14 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
25 14 (9.72%) Windows
25 14 (9.72%) Backbone.js
25 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (6.25%) CMS
2 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.08%) IIS
6 2 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) Lync
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (25.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.56%) RavenDB
6 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 36 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.25%) NUnit
5 6 (4.17%) MSTest
6 5 (3.47%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.78%) Moq
8 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.08%) Subversion
9 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.69%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (6.25%) Retail
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 98 (68.06%) ASP.NET
3 59 (40.97%) HTML
4 56 (38.89%) CSS
5 51 (35.42%) jQuery
6 49 (34.03%) WCF
7 44 (30.56%) Web Services
8 43 (29.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (25.69%) .NET Framework
10 27 (18.75%) LINQ
11 26 (18.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (16.67%) WPF
13 18 (12.50%) XML
14 14 (9.72%) Backbone.js
14 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (8.33%) HTML5
16 11 (7.64%) WinForms
17 10 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
18 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) RIA
2 4 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.69%) Kindle
4 1 (0.69%) Open Source
4 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (57.64%) MVC
2 34 (23.61%) OO
3 25 (17.36%) TDD
4 23 (15.97%) OOD
5 21 (14.58%) Scrum
6 15 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.94%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (5.56%) MVVM
11 7 (4.86%) CQRS
11 7 (4.86%) OOP
12 6 (4.17%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.17%) CRM
13 5 (3.47%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (2.78%) Web Development
14 4 (2.78%) Web Application Development
14 4 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 131 (90.97%) C#
2 54 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (25.69%) SQL
4 11 (7.64%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.17%) VB
7 4 (2.78%) VB6
8 1 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Varnish
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (1.39%) Twitter
4 1 (0.69%) Open Text
4 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
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