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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 68 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 22 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 2.89% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 10.56% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 24
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +16.80%
.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
421 303 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 27.40% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 188 246
Average daily rate £325 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £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 10 15
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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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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
Stockport +4 1 - - 3
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - - 2
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (83.64%) C#
3 39 (70.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 38 (69.09%) ASP.NET
5 35 (63.64%) MVC
6 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 30 (54.55%) CSS
8 29 (52.73%) jQuery
9 28 (50.91%) HTML
10 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
11 25 (45.45%) Web Services
12 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
13 20 (36.36%) Visual Studio
13 20 (36.36%) LINQ
14 19 (34.55%) WCF
14 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (32.73%) SQL
16 16 (29.09%) XML
16 16 (29.09%) OO
17 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (23.64%) Windows
20 12 (21.82%) WPF
21 11 (20.00%) TDD
22 9 (16.36%) Ajax
22 9 (16.36%) Oracle
22 9 (16.36%) CSS3
23 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
23 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
24 7 (12.73%) WinForms

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.27%) Big Data
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.64%) SQLite
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.82%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) Subversion
2 6 (10.91%) MSTest
3 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (3.64%) Xcode
4 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
1 7 (12.73%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 36 (65.45%) .NET Developer
3 20 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 20 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (23.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.64%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Architect
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.82%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (70.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 38 (69.09%) ASP.NET
4 30 (54.55%) CSS
5 29 (52.73%) jQuery
6 28 (50.91%) HTML
7 25 (45.45%) Web Services
8 20 (36.36%) LINQ
9 19 (34.55%) WCF
10 16 (29.09%) XML
11 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (21.82%) WPF
13 9 (16.36%) Ajax
13 9 (16.36%) CSS3
14 7 (12.73%) WinForms
15 6 (10.91%) JSON
15 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (9.09%) HTML5
16 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.64%) RIA
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) DTV
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) MVC
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) OO
4 11 (20.00%) TDD
5 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Web Development
7 6 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) BDD
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Web Design
9 4 (7.27%) SOA
9 4 (7.27%) ATDD
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.45%) Android Development
10 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) C#
2 26 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.27%) XPath
7 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.45%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) MCSE
1 1 (1.82%) CCNA
1 1 (1.82%) CCDA
1 1 (1.82%) CCDP
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) UAG
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.64%) Kony
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Telerik
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