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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 72 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 21 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 3.16% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 10.11% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 23
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.17%
.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
401 376 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.21% 31.26% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 230 271
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 30 September 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 - 1 £363 -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 3
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Bury - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (88.68%) C#
3 39 (73.58%) ASP.NET
4 38 (71.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
6 31 (58.49%) CSS
7 30 (56.60%) HTML
7 30 (56.60%) MVC
7 30 (56.60%) jQuery
8 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
9 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
10 21 (39.62%) Web Services
11 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
12 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (32.08%) LINQ
13 16 (30.19%) WCF
14 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (22.64%) WPF
15 12 (22.64%) Windows
15 12 (22.64%) OO
16 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (18.87%) XML
17 10 (18.87%) SQL
17 10 (18.87%) TDD
18 8 (15.09%) Oracle
19 7 (13.21%) WinForms
19 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
19 7 (13.21%) HTML5
20 6 (11.32%) CSS3
20 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 5 (9.43%) MSTest
3 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.77%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) .NET Developer
3 19 (35.85%) C# Developer
4 16 (30.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Umbraco Developer
10 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (3.77%) CRM Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Business Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Database Developer
11 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
11 1 (1.89%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (1.89%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (73.58%) ASP.NET
3 38 (71.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 31 (58.49%) CSS
5 30 (56.60%) HTML
5 30 (56.60%) jQuery
6 21 (39.62%) Web Services
7 17 (32.08%) LINQ
8 16 (30.19%) WCF
9 12 (22.64%) WPF
10 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (18.87%) XML
12 7 (13.21%) WinForms
12 7 (13.21%) HTML5
13 6 (11.32%) CSS3
13 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
14 5 (9.43%) REST
14 5 (9.43%) Ajax
14 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.77%) RIA
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) MVC
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) OO
4 10 (18.87%) TDD
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) ATDD
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.77%) MVVM
8 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Web Development
8 2 (3.77%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Stress Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (1.89%) VB6
8 1 (1.89%) XPath
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Telerik
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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