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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 91 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 1.19% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 5.10% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £264 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
.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
451 392 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.55% 23.24% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 248 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

.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 2 May 2016.

.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 2 May 2016, 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 57 (93.44%) C#
3 45 (73.77%) MVC
4 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
5 26 (42.62%) WCF
6 24 (39.34%) HTML
6 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
6 24 (39.34%) Entity Framework
7 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
7 23 (37.70%) XML
8 21 (34.43%) CSS
8 21 (34.43%) HTML5
9 20 (32.79%) EPiServer
10 19 (31.15%) AngularJS
11 18 (29.51%) JSON
11 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (29.51%) OO
12 17 (27.87%) Unit Testing
13 16 (26.23%) SQL
14 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
14 15 (24.59%) CMS
15 14 (22.95%) OOP
16 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
16 13 (21.31%) C++
16 13 (21.31%) SOAP
16 13 (21.31%) Scrum
17 12 (19.67%) Web Services
17 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (19.67%) BDD
17 12 (19.67%) CSS3

.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 15 (24.59%) CMS
2 11 (18.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.64%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (18.03%) SpecFlow
3 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.20%) Grunt
4 5 (8.20%) MSTest
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
5 4 (6.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (6.56%) Xcode
6 3 (4.92%) Moq
6 3 (4.92%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.92%) Subversion
7 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) Appium
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.84%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) C# Developer
3 27 (44.26%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Applications Developer
5 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (9.84%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) HTML Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (6.56%) UX Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (42.62%) WCF
3 24 (39.34%) Entity Framework
3 24 (39.34%) HTML
4 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
4 23 (37.70%) XML
5 21 (34.43%) CSS
5 21 (34.43%) HTML5
6 19 (31.15%) AngularJS
7 18 (29.51%) JSON
8 13 (21.31%) SOAP
9 12 (19.67%) CSS3
9 12 (19.67%) Web Services
10 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (11.48%) jQuery
12 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (9.84%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (9.84%) NHibernate
12 6 (9.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Android
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) MVC
2 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) OO
3 17 (27.87%) Unit Testing
4 14 (22.95%) OOP
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) BDD
7 11 (18.03%) Front End Development
7 11 (18.03%) OWASP
7 11 (18.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (18.03%) Web Development
7 11 (18.03%) Web Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (14.75%) Use Case
10 7 (11.48%) TDD
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.84%) Process Management
11 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (93.44%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.23%) SQL
4 13 (21.31%) C++
5 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.84%) Java
7 5 (8.20%) XPath
8 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) HND
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) WCAG
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) EPiServer
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Sitecore
4 5 (8.20%) Capita
5 4 (6.56%) Appcelerator
5 4 (6.56%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.92%) OpenText
7 2 (3.28%) BEA
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter