The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 93 152 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.18% 11.96% 11.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.18% 45.51% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 76
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
330 334 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.91% 26.28% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 207 174
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 12
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 7 £325 +23.80% 11
Bury +1 1 £220 -32.30% 1
Wigan -2 1 - - 7
Salford -4 1 £430 +32.30%
Stockport -4 1 £313 +27.55% 13
Sale - 1 £275 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET 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.

1 139 (65.26%) C#
2 92 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 89 (41.78%) ASP.NET
4 87 (40.85%) SQL Server
5 84 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (38.03%) MVC
7 68 (31.92%) HTML
8 63 (29.58%) SQL
8 63 (29.58%) CSS
9 61 (28.64%) jQuery
10 47 (22.07%) Microsoft
11 40 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (17.84%) Visual Studio
12 38 (17.84%) .NET Framework
13 37 (17.37%) Scrum
14 36 (16.90%) WCF
15 32 (15.02%) TDD
16 30 (14.08%) Java
16 30 (14.08%) Entity Framework
17 28 (13.15%) CMS
18 26 (12.21%) Finance
19 24 (11.27%) AngularJS
20 22 (10.33%) HTML5
20 22 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (10.33%) LINQ
21 21 (9.86%) Unit Testing
21 21 (9.86%) Ajax
21 21 (9.86%) Web Services
21 21 (9.86%) OO
22 19 (8.92%) SharePoint

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (13.15%) CMS
2 19 (8.92%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.57%) Umbraco
4 12 (5.63%) IIS
5 11 (5.16%) Node.js
6 9 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.41%) Apache
8 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) JBoss
9 2 (0.94%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.94%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.94%) Confluence
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) Jetty
10 1 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.47%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Office 365
1 3 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.94%) PaaS
2 2 (0.94%) IaaS
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.47%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) Internet
2 3 (1.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.94%) SSL
3 2 (0.94%) Intranet
3 2 (0.94%) SMTP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) SNMP
3 2 (0.94%) Extranet
3 2 (0.94%) SSH
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) IPsec
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.69%) RavenDB
5 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.29%) MySQL
6 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.88%) OLAP
9 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.41%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.94%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (17.84%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.69%) JIRA
5 9 (4.23%) ReSharper
5 9 (4.23%) Subversion
6 6 (2.82%) Selenium
6 6 (2.82%) NUnit
6 6 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.88%) JMeter
8 3 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.94%) MSTest
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.47%) Xcode
10 1 (0.47%) MorphX
10 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
General
1 26 (12.21%) Finance
2 9 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.76%) Retail
4 4 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.88%) Back Office
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (76.53%) Developer
2 99 (46.48%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 23 (10.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (6.57%) Web Developer
7 12 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Analyst
8 10 (4.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (2.82%) CRM Developer
10 6 (2.82%) SQL Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Architect
11 5 (2.35%) Project Manager
11 5 (2.35%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Umbraco Developer
11 5 (2.35%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (41.78%) ASP.NET
2 68 (31.92%) HTML
3 63 (29.58%) CSS
4 61 (28.64%) jQuery
5 40 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (17.84%) .NET Framework
7 36 (16.90%) WCF
8 30 (14.08%) Entity Framework
9 24 (11.27%) AngularJS
10 22 (10.33%) HTML5
10 22 (10.33%) LINQ
11 21 (9.86%) Ajax
11 21 (9.86%) Web Services
12 18 (8.45%) XML
13 13 (6.10%) CSS3
14 12 (5.63%) JSON
14 12 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (4.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.41%) User Experience
4 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.94%) NHS
5 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.94%) Social Network
6 1 (0.47%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.47%) IVR
6 1 (0.47%) Informatics
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.63%) Windows
2 10 (4.69%) Linux
2 10 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.23%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (38.03%) MVC
3 37 (17.37%) Scrum
4 32 (15.02%) TDD
5 22 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (9.86%) Unit Testing
6 21 (9.86%) OO
7 14 (6.57%) OOP
7 14 (6.57%) SDLC
8 11 (5.16%) CRM
8 11 (5.16%) SOA
9 9 (4.23%) OOD
9 9 (4.23%) Web Development
9 9 (4.23%) BDD
10 8 (3.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (3.76%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.76%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.76%) CQRS
11 7 (3.29%) iOS Development
11 7 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (65.26%) C#
2 92 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 63 (29.58%) SQL
4 30 (14.08%) Java
5 11 (5.16%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.29%) PHP
7 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.88%) Python
9 4 (1.88%) Ruby
9 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.88%) VB
10 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.94%) X++
11 2 (0.94%) PHP5
11 2 (0.94%) C++
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Perl
12 1 (0.47%) XPath
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.16%) Degree
2 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) PMP
4 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) HL7
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.41%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.47%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (22.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.57%) Oracle
3 12 (5.63%) Sitecore
4 9 (4.23%) Twitter
5 6 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.35%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.41%) VMware
7 3 (1.41%) Google
7 3 (1.41%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.94%) Adobe
8 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.94%) Facebook
9 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.47%) Kony
9 1 (0.47%) Talend
9 1 (0.47%) Tableau
9 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.47%) Apple
9 1 (0.47%) Remedy
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