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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 62 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 30 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.14% 1.92% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.30% 6.49% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £356 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% +4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
.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
411 339 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.27% 29.66% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 207 265
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £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 12 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 1 - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (81.13%) C#
3 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (69.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
5 32 (60.38%) MVC
6 31 (58.49%) CSS
7 29 (54.72%) HTML
8 26 (49.06%) jQuery
9 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
10 23 (43.40%) Web Services
11 22 (41.51%) SQL
11 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
12 17 (32.08%) WCF
12 17 (32.08%) LINQ
13 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
14 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (26.42%) OO
15 14 (26.42%) XML
16 13 (24.53%) Windows
17 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
18 10 (18.87%) WPF
19 9 (16.98%) Subversion
19 9 (16.98%) Ajax
19 9 (16.98%) CSS3
19 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
20 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
20 8 (15.09%) Web Development
20 8 (15.09%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.55%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Big Data
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.77%) SQLite
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.77%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.98%) Subversion
3 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.32%) MSTest
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (3.77%) Xcode
5 2 (3.77%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.89%) Moq
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (96.23%) Developer
2 32 (60.38%) .NET Developer
3 16 (30.19%) C# Developer
4 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (24.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.89%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (71.70%) ASP.NET
3 37 (69.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 31 (58.49%) CSS
5 29 (54.72%) HTML
6 26 (49.06%) jQuery
7 23 (43.40%) Web Services
8 17 (32.08%) LINQ
8 17 (32.08%) WCF
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (26.42%) XML
11 10 (18.87%) WPF
12 9 (16.98%) Ajax
12 9 (16.98%) CSS3
13 7 (13.21%) WinForms
14 6 (11.32%) HTML5
15 5 (9.43%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (9.43%) REST
15 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (9.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.77%) W3C
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.89%) DTV
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) MVC
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) OO
4 8 (15.09%) Web Development
4 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) ATDD
7 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Web Design
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) Android Development
8 3 (5.66%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.66%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 22 (41.51%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.43%) XPath
7 4 (7.55%) Java
8 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) CCDA
2 2 (3.77%) CCDP
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCPD
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) UAG
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.77%) Kony
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
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