The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 117 112 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.30% 7.36% 12.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.53% 31.20% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 67 96
Median daily rate £369 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.NET
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
441 359 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.76% 23.59% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 232 203
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -7 8 £350 +6.06% 10
Salford -6 3 £400 -6.97%
Sale - 2 - - 3
Wigan 0 1 £240 - 3
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 192 (64.43%) C#
2 140 (46.98%) SQL Server
3 139 (46.64%) JavaScript
4 137 (45.97%) MVC
5 112 (37.58%) ASP.NET
6 99 (33.22%) CSS
7 98 (32.89%) HTML
8 97 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (27.18%) Web Development
10 69 (23.15%) SQL
11 60 (20.13%) jQuery
12 54 (18.12%) Microsoft
13 50 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (16.44%) .NET Framework
15 44 (14.77%) TDD
15 44 (14.77%) CRM
16 43 (14.43%) AngularJS
17 42 (14.09%) HTML5
17 42 (14.09%) Scrum
18 40 (13.42%) Visual Studio
19 35 (11.74%) Java
20 33 (11.07%) WCF
21 31 (10.40%) XML
21 31 (10.40%) BDD
22 30 (10.07%) ERP
23 29 (9.73%) Finance
23 29 (9.73%) Dynamics CRM
23 29 (9.73%) Git (software)
24 28 (9.40%) SharePoint
24 28 (9.40%) Web Services

.NET
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 28 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 27 (9.06%) CMS
3 16 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (5.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (4.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (4.03%) Node.js
6 11 (3.69%) IIS
7 4 (1.34%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.67%) Jetty
9 2 (0.67%) nginx
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) DNN
10 1 (0.34%) Drupal
10 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (9.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.01%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.67%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.70%) HTTP
2 11 (3.69%) Intranet
3 9 (3.02%) Network Security
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
5 2 (0.67%) DHCP
5 2 (0.67%) FTP
5 2 (0.67%) Internet
5 2 (0.67%) IPsec
5 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) DVB
6 1 (0.34%) Extranet
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) SSH
6 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (46.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.01%) MySQL
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.67%) GIS
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (13.42%) Visual Studio
2 29 (9.73%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (6.71%) Subversion
5 18 (6.04%) Selenium
6 15 (5.03%) SpecFlow
7 13 (4.36%) JIRA
8 11 (3.69%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.35%) Mocha
10 6 (2.01%) NUnit
11 5 (1.68%) Moq
11 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.34%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.01%) Grunt
13 3 (1.01%) MSI
13 3 (1.01%) MSTest
13 3 (1.01%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.01%) WiX
14 2 (0.67%) Appium
14 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (9.73%) Finance
2 5 (1.68%) Advertising
3 4 (1.34%) Games
3 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.01%) Billing
4 3 (1.01%) Marketing
4 3 (1.01%) Retail
4 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.67%) Banking
5 2 (0.67%) Local Government
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 211 (70.81%) Developer
2 113 (37.92%) .NET Developer
3 78 (26.17%) C# Developer
4 54 (18.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (10.74%) Analyst
6 26 (8.72%) Web Developer
7 21 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (5.70%) SQL Developer
10 16 (5.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (5.37%) CRM Developer
10 16 (5.37%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Microsoft Developer
12 12 (4.03%) Consultant
13 11 (3.69%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 11 (3.69%) HTML Developer
13 11 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Node.js Developer
14 10 (3.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (37.58%) ASP.NET
2 99 (33.22%) CSS
3 98 (32.89%) HTML
4 60 (20.13%) jQuery
5 50 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (16.44%) .NET Framework
7 43 (14.43%) AngularJS
8 42 (14.09%) HTML5
9 33 (11.07%) WCF
10 31 (10.40%) XML
11 28 (9.40%) Web Services
12 23 (7.72%) CSS3
13 22 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (7.38%) Entity Framework
14 21 (7.05%) JSON
15 17 (5.70%) RESTful
16 16 (5.37%) Silverlight
17 15 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 13 (4.36%) SOAP
19 10 (3.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.04%) Visualisation
2 14 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.36%) Digital Media
3 10 (3.36%) User Experience
4 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.01%) NHS
5 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.34%) Replication
7 3 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.34%) Clustering
9 1 (0.34%) Informatics
9 1 (0.34%) IPTV
9 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.34%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.34%) Physics
9 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.34%) W3C
9 1 (0.34%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.38%) Linux
2 21 (7.05%) Unix
3 14 (4.70%) Mac OS X
3 14 (4.70%) Windows
4 3 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (45.97%) MVC
2 97 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (27.18%) Web Development
4 44 (14.77%) CRM
4 44 (14.77%) TDD
5 42 (14.09%) Scrum
6 31 (10.40%) BDD
7 30 (10.07%) ERP
8 27 (9.06%) Unit Testing
9 20 (6.71%) OO
10 18 (6.04%) Automated Testing
10 18 (6.04%) Web Design
11 17 (5.70%) SDLC
11 17 (5.70%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.37%) OOP
12 16 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.70%) Time Management
15 12 (4.03%) Project Management
16 11 (3.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 192 (64.43%) C#
2 139 (46.64%) JavaScript
3 69 (23.15%) SQL
4 35 (11.74%) Java
5 22 (7.38%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.38%) VB.NET
6 18 (6.04%) Python
7 16 (5.37%) PHP
7 16 (5.37%) Scala
7 16 (5.37%) XAML
8 15 (5.03%) Ruby
9 10 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.68%) C++
11 5 (1.68%) VBScript
12 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.01%) XPath
14 2 (0.67%) C
14 2 (0.67%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.34%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 16 (5.37%) Degree
2 9 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.67%) HND
3 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) ISEB
4 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.34%) MCP
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.04%) QA
2 11 (3.69%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.35%) Docker
3 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.04%) Oracle
2 18 (6.04%) Telerik
3 16 (5.37%) EPiServer
4 15 (5.03%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.68%) SAP
6 5 (1.68%) Capita
7 4 (1.34%) IBM
7 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.01%) BEA
8 3 (1.01%) HP
8 3 (1.01%) Twitter
8 3 (1.01%) VMware
8 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
9 2 (0.67%) ESRI
9 2 (0.67%) Google
9 2 (0.67%) Infor
9 2 (0.67%) Siebel
9 2 (0.67%) Zend
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