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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 66 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 24 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.69% 2.77% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 9.84% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 27
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 £276 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £305 £321
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
.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
420 315 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.49% 28.10% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 199 257
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £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 14
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 26 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 26 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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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
Stockport +5 1 - - 4
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (83.93%) C#
3 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
3 39 (69.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 35 (62.50%) MVC
5 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
6 31 (55.36%) CSS
7 30 (53.57%) jQuery
8 29 (51.79%) HTML
9 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
10 25 (44.64%) Web Services
11 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
11 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
12 20 (35.71%) WCF
12 20 (35.71%) LINQ
13 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (33.93%) SQL
14 17 (30.36%) XML
15 16 (28.57%) OO
15 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (25.00%) Windows
17 13 (23.21%) WPF
18 12 (21.43%) TDD
19 10 (17.86%) Ajax
19 10 (17.86%) Oracle
20 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
20 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
20 9 (16.07%) CSS3
21 8 (14.29%) Web Development

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.14%) Big Data
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.57%) SQLite
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.79%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
2 6 (10.71%) MSTest
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) NUnit
5 2 (3.57%) Xcode
5 2 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.79%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.79%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (98.21%) Developer
2 37 (66.07%) .NET Developer
3 21 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 21 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (5.36%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.57%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.79%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Architect
9 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
2 39 (69.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 31 (55.36%) CSS
4 30 (53.57%) jQuery
5 29 (51.79%) HTML
6 25 (44.64%) Web Services
7 20 (35.71%) WCF
7 20 (35.71%) LINQ
8 17 (30.36%) XML
9 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (23.21%) WPF
11 10 (17.86%) Ajax
12 9 (16.07%) CSS3
13 8 (14.29%) WinForms
14 6 (10.71%) JSON
14 6 (10.71%) XSLT
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (8.93%) REST
15 5 (8.93%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) RIA
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) DTV
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) MVC
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) OO
4 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Web Development
7 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 4 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Web Design
9 4 (7.14%) SOA
9 4 (7.14%) ATDD
10 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.36%) Android Development
10 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
10 3 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.93%) XPath
6 4 (7.14%) Java
7 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) CCDA
2 1 (1.79%) CCDP
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) MCPD
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) UAG
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Kony
3 2 (3.57%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.79%) Telerik
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