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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 108 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.73% 11.82% 13.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.38% 39.80% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 108 98
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.32 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.78 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.86 - £30.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
443 392 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.51% 29.70% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 256 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Oldham 0 1 £325 - 1
Salford -1 1 £225 -30.76% 1
Stockport -2 1 - - 12
Sale - 1 £275 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (64.35%) C#
2 89 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 85 (39.35%) MVC
5 82 (37.96%) SQL Server
6 81 (37.50%) HTML
7 79 (36.57%) ASP.NET
8 71 (32.87%) CSS
9 60 (27.78%) jQuery
10 53 (24.54%) SQL
11 47 (21.76%) Microsoft
12 42 (19.44%) Java
13 35 (16.20%) WCF
14 34 (15.74%) Scrum
15 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (14.81%) CMS
17 31 (14.35%) TDD
17 31 (14.35%) Visual Studio
18 29 (13.43%) HTML5
19 24 (11.11%) AngularJS
20 23 (10.65%) .NET Framework
21 22 (10.19%) Unit Testing
21 22 (10.19%) SharePoint
21 22 (10.19%) Finance
22 21 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
22 21 (9.72%) Ajax
23 20 (9.26%) Sitecore
23 20 (9.26%) Web Services
24 18 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
24 18 (8.33%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (14.81%) CMS
2 22 (10.19%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.87%) IIS
4 14 (6.48%) Umbraco
5 13 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (5.56%) Node.js
7 9 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (3.24%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.78%) Jetty
9 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.78%) nginx
10 3 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.93%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.93%) JBoss
11 2 (0.93%) Apache
12 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Tridion
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.78%) Google App Engine
2 6 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.93%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.93%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.63%) HTTP
2 8 (3.70%) DNS
3 6 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.78%) DHCP
3 6 (2.78%) FTP
3 6 (2.78%) IPsec
4 4 (1.85%) Intranet
5 3 (1.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.93%) Extranet
6 2 (0.93%) SSH
6 2 (0.93%) SMTP
6 2 (0.93%) SNMP
6 2 (0.93%) SSL
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (37.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.70%) MySQL
4 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.85%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.39%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.93%) DTS
8 2 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (14.35%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.63%) Selenium
4 8 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.24%) JIRA
6 6 (2.78%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.78%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.31%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.31%) NUnit
7 5 (2.31%) Subversion
8 3 (1.39%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.46%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.46%) Maven
10 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (10.19%) Finance
2 10 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.39%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (70.37%) Developer
2 85 (39.35%) .NET Developer
3 23 (10.65%) C# Developer
4 19 (8.80%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (7.41%) Architect
7 14 (6.48%) Web Developer
8 11 (5.09%) Consultant
8 11 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (5.09%) CRM Developer
9 10 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 9 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.24%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.24%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (2.78%) Software Architect
12 6 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (37.50%) HTML
2 79 (36.57%) ASP.NET
3 71 (32.87%) CSS
4 60 (27.78%) jQuery
5 35 (16.20%) WCF
6 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (13.43%) HTML5
8 24 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 23 (10.65%) .NET Framework
10 21 (9.72%) Ajax
11 20 (9.26%) Web Services
12 18 (8.33%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.48%) CSS3
14 12 (5.56%) JSON
15 11 (5.09%) LINQ
15 11 (5.09%) XML
15 11 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (3.70%) REST
16 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.85%) NHS
4 4 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.39%) User Experience
6 2 (0.93%) Social Network
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) IVR
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.94%) Linux
2 14 (6.48%) Windows
3 11 (5.09%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.63%) Android
5 4 (1.85%) UNIX
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (39.35%) MVC
3 34 (15.74%) Scrum
4 31 (14.35%) TDD
5 22 (10.19%) Unit Testing
6 18 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (8.33%) OO
7 16 (7.41%) CRM
8 15 (6.94%) SOA
9 13 (6.02%) OOP
10 12 (5.56%) BDD
11 9 (4.17%) OOD
11 9 (4.17%) DevOps
11 9 (4.17%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (3.70%) iOS Development
12 8 (3.70%) Software Delivery
12 8 (3.70%) Automated Testing
12 8 (3.70%) Web Development
13 7 (3.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 139 (64.35%) C#
2 88 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 53 (24.54%) SQL
4 42 (19.44%) Java
5 10 (4.63%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.24%) PHP
8 6 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.78%) Python
9 4 (1.85%) Ruby
9 4 (1.85%) VB
9 4 (1.85%) C++
9 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.93%) PHP5
12 1 (0.46%) X++
12 1 (0.46%) VB6
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) ISEB
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.46%) PMP
2 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.46%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) HL7
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.24%) Puppet
3 3 (1.39%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.26%) Sitecore
3 10 (4.63%) Google
4 9 (4.17%) Twitter
5 8 (3.70%) VMware
6 7 (3.24%) Oracle
7 4 (1.85%) Adobe
7 4 (1.85%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.93%) Telerik
8 2 (0.93%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.93%) Facebook
9 1 (0.46%) Ektron
9 1 (0.46%) Tableau
9 1 (0.46%) Remedy
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.46%) Apple
9 1 (0.46%) Avaya
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