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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
North West / Manchester
Rank 75 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 18 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 2.11% 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 7.31% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 18
Median daily rate £363 £330 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.31% -3.75%

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
457 520 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.03% 28.92% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 332 270
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -22.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

.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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (83.61%) C#
3 40 (65.57%) Entity Framework
4 38 (62.30%) JavaScript
5 36 (59.02%) SQL Server
5 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET
5 36 (59.02%) MVC
6 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (44.26%) CSS
7 27 (44.26%) HTML
8 23 (37.70%) SQL
9 19 (31.15%) CMS
9 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (27.87%) XML
11 14 (22.95%) Scrum
11 14 (22.95%) Web Development
11 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
12 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
12 13 (21.31%) Umbraco
12 13 (21.31%) Web Services
13 12 (19.67%) WinForms
13 12 (19.67%) jQuery
13 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
13 12 (19.67%) SDLC
14 11 (18.03%) WCF
14 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (18.03%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (18.03%) Sitecore
15 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (31.15%) CMS
2 13 (21.31%) Umbraco
3 11 (18.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.56%) Sitefinity
5 3 (4.92%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.92%) Kentico
6 2 (3.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (59.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.11%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
3 4 (6.56%) Moq
3 4 (6.56%) NUnit
4 2 (3.28%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) WiX
5 1 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.28%) Billing
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
1 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 39 (63.93%) .NET Developer
3 31 (50.82%) C# Developer
4 28 (45.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (14.75%) SQL Developer
7 8 (13.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Web Developer
8 7 (11.48%) HTML Developer
9 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (8.20%) CMS Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Senior SQL Developer
11 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (65.57%) Entity Framework
3 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET
4 27 (44.26%) CSS
4 27 (44.26%) HTML
5 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (27.87%) XML
7 13 (21.31%) Web Services
8 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
8 12 (19.67%) jQuery
8 12 (19.67%) WinForms
9 11 (18.03%) WCF
10 9 (14.75%) SOAP
11 8 (13.11%) Gherkin
11 8 (13.11%) NHibernate
11 8 (13.11%) React
12 7 (11.48%) HTML5
13 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (8.20%) React Native
14 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) MVC
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) Scrum
3 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
3 14 (22.95%) Web Development
4 12 (19.67%) SDLC
5 10 (16.39%) TDD
6 9 (14.75%) BDD
6 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) Content Management
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
9 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Front End Development
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.28%) OO
10 2 (3.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 38 (62.30%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.11%) VB
4 8 (13.11%) VB6
5 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Sitecore
2 9 (14.75%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Wonderware
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