The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 63 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 26 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.81% 2.90% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 9.70% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 18
Average daily rate £350 £306 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £490 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
413 299 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.72% 29.87% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 156 267
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
North West

.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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 2
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (95.35%) C#
3 35 (81.40%) ASP.NET
4 28 (65.12%) MVC
5 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
5 24 (55.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
7 22 (51.16%) HTML
8 21 (48.84%) CSS
9 20 (46.51%) jQuery
10 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (32.56%) WCF
12 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
13 12 (27.91%) Web Services
14 11 (25.58%) Windows
14 11 (25.58%) SQL
15 10 (23.26%) WPF
16 9 (20.93%) TDD
16 9 (20.93%) HTML5
16 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (20.93%) OO
16 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
17 8 (18.60%) LINQ
18 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
18 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
19 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
19 5 (11.63%) REST
19 5 (11.63%) WinForms
19 5 (11.63%) Scrum

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) SQLPlus
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.98%) MSTest
2 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 22 (51.16%) .NET Developer
3 14 (32.56%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Software Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (81.40%) ASP.NET
3 24 (55.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 22 (51.16%) HTML
5 21 (48.84%) CSS
6 20 (46.51%) jQuery
7 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (32.56%) WCF
9 12 (27.91%) Web Services
10 10 (23.26%) WPF
11 9 (20.93%) HTML5
12 8 (18.60%) LINQ
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (11.63%) REST
13 5 (11.63%) WinForms
14 4 (9.30%) Razor View Engine
14 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
14 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Social Media
2 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) MVC
2 9 (20.93%) TDD
2 9 (20.93%) OO
3 5 (11.63%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Web Development
5 3 (6.98%) OOD
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) SOA
6 2 (4.65%) CRM
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Document Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VB
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) VB6
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Delphi
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Telerik
3 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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