The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 78 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 3.08% 3.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.24% 10.65% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 18
Average daily rate
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£315 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
.NET Framework
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 338 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.40% 28.89% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 200 251
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 22
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +28.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Manchester region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Manchester region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Altrincham - - - - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 2
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 2
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (85.11%) C#
3 33 (70.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET
5 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
6 29 (61.70%) MVC
7 27 (57.45%) CSS
8 26 (55.32%) HTML
9 25 (53.19%) jQuery
10 22 (46.81%) Web Services
11 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
12 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (36.17%) WCF
14 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
14 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
15 15 (31.91%) LINQ
16 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (29.79%) OO
17 13 (27.66%) Windows
17 13 (27.66%) XML
17 13 (27.66%) WPF
18 10 (21.28%) SQL
19 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
20 8 (17.02%) Oracle
20 8 (17.02%) TDD
21 7 (14.89%) WinForms
21 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
22 6 (12.77%) JSON
22 6 (12.77%) CSS3
22 6 (12.77%) Scrum

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) SQLite
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
2 5 (10.64%) MSTest
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (4.26%) NUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Xcode
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (65.96%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.91%) C# Developer
4 14 (29.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (4.26%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) iOS Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Business Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.13%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (70.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET
4 27 (57.45%) CSS
5 26 (55.32%) HTML
6 25 (53.19%) jQuery
7 22 (46.81%) Web Services
8 17 (36.17%) WCF
9 15 (31.91%) LINQ
10 13 (27.66%) XML
10 13 (27.66%) WPF
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (14.89%) WinForms
13 6 (12.77%) JSON
13 6 (12.77%) CSS3
14 5 (10.64%) Ajax
14 5 (10.64%) HTML5
15 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (8.51%) Razor View Engine
16 3 (6.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) RIA
2 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) MVC
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) OO
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Web Design
7 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (4.26%) MVVM
8 2 (4.26%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.26%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) ATDD
8 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) Android Development
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.26%) VB
7 2 (4.26%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) XPath
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Appcelerator
3 2 (4.26%) Telerik
3 2 (4.26%) Kony
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