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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 80 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 2.59% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 9.67% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £355 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
.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
336 331 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.93% 26.82% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 205 171
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 3 July 2015.

.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 3 July 2015. 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
Bolton -1 4 £325 +58.53%
Bury +1 1 £220 -32.30% 1
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (89.47%) C#
3 30 (78.95%) Entity Framework
4 27 (71.05%) ASP.NET
5 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 23 (60.53%) MVC
7 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
8 18 (47.37%) jQuery
9 17 (44.74%) SQL
10 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (34.21%) WCF
12 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
13 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
13 12 (31.58%) Ajax
13 12 (31.58%) LINQ
14 11 (28.95%) HTML
15 10 (26.32%) CSS
15 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
16 9 (23.68%) Scrum
16 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
17 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
18 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 5 (13.16%) OO
20 4 (10.53%) OLAP
20 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
20 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (10.53%) OLAP
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.63%) SQLite
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Xcode
5 1 (2.63%) MSTest
5 1 (2.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
4 11 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (78.95%) Entity Framework
3 27 (71.05%) ASP.NET
4 18 (47.37%) jQuery
5 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (34.21%) WCF
7 12 (31.58%) Ajax
7 12 (31.58%) LINQ
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (7.89%) Web Services
12 3 (7.89%) XML
12 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
13 2 (5.26%) JSON
13 2 (5.26%) Flash
13 2 (5.26%) SOAP
13 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
13 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Load Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.26%) Android Development
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) OOD
8 1 (2.63%) SOA
8 1 (2.63%) Web Design
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) C#
2 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.63%) Appcelerator
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.63%) Kony
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle