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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 156 155 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.48% 7.90% 10.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.47% 31.31% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 100 122
Median daily rate £360 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £428 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
.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
548 495 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.31% 25.22% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 290 306
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% +180.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -3 8 £275 -8.33% 3
Bolton +2 7 £363 +9.02% 3
Salford -10 3 £363 +20.83% 3
Altrincham 0 2 £325 - 5
Oldham -1 2 - - 3
Wigan - 2 £300 - 5
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 238 (73.91%) C#
2 157 (48.76%) ASP.NET
3 155 (48.14%) MVC
4 152 (47.20%) JavaScript
5 147 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 122 (37.89%) HTML
6 122 (37.89%) SQL
7 112 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (32.61%) CSS
9 85 (26.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (25.16%) jQuery
11 70 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 65 (20.19%) .NET Framework
13 64 (19.88%) AngularJS
14 50 (15.53%) Web Development
15 49 (15.22%) Entity Framework
16 39 (12.11%) Windows
17 38 (11.80%) Scrum
18 35 (10.87%) TDD
19 33 (10.25%) CMS
19 33 (10.25%) HTML5
20 32 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (9.94%) WCF
21 31 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
22 30 (9.32%) Umbraco
23 29 (9.01%) BDD
23 29 (9.01%) XML
24 28 (8.70%) Web Services
24 28 (8.70%) NoSQL
24 28 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 33 (10.25%) CMS
2 30 (9.32%) Umbraco
3 14 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.86%) IIS
5 6 (1.86%) Sitefinity
6 3 (0.93%) Kentico
6 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) DNN
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Immediacy CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Jetty
8 1 (0.31%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.31%) nginx
8 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.24%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.62%) DHCP
2 2 (0.62%) DNS
2 2 (0.62%) Firewall
2 2 (0.62%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) LAN
2 2 (0.62%) Network Security
2 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.62%) WAN
2 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.31%) FTP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) IPsec
3 1 (0.31%) SAN
3 1 (0.31%) Skype
3 1 (0.31%) SSL
3 1 (0.31%) VLAN
3 1 (0.31%) VoIP
3 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 23 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.28%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.42%) MySQL
9 9 (2.80%) Couchbase
9 9 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.55%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (1.24%) Redis
13 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.62%) Big Data
15 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.73%) Selenium
5 11 (3.42%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.48%) NUnit
7 7 (2.17%) Moq
8 6 (1.86%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.86%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.55%) JIRA
10 4 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.93%) MorphX
11 3 (0.93%) MSI
11 3 (0.93%) Subversion
11 3 (0.93%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.93%) WiX
12 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (4.97%) Finance
2 15 (4.66%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.73%) Advertising
4 5 (1.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (0.62%) Billing
6 2 (0.62%) Electronics
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Legal
6 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 260 (80.75%) Developer
2 152 (47.20%) .NET Developer
3 96 (29.81%) C# Developer
4 73 (22.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 37 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (9.63%) SQL Developer
8 28 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 23 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (6.83%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.90%) Consultant
12 15 (4.66%) Analyst
12 15 (4.66%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.04%) HTML Developer
14 13 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (3.73%) Umbraco Developer
16 11 (3.42%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (48.76%) ASP.NET
2 122 (37.89%) HTML
3 105 (32.61%) CSS
4 85 (26.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 81 (25.16%) jQuery
6 65 (20.19%) .NET Framework
7 64 (19.88%) AngularJS
8 49 (15.22%) Entity Framework
9 33 (10.25%) HTML5
10 32 (9.94%) WCF
11 29 (9.01%) XML
12 28 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (8.70%) Web Services
13 19 (5.90%) React
14 17 (5.28%) CSS3
15 16 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (4.97%) WPF
16 14 (4.35%) NHibernate
16 14 (4.35%) WinForms
17 13 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.97%) Mobile App
2 9 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.86%) Replication
5 5 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.24%) User Experience
7 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.93%) Clustering
7 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.93%) iPad
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.93%) Physics
8 2 (0.62%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.62%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) Social Network
9 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.11%) Windows
2 10 (3.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.48%) Android
3 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.48%) Linux
4 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) Unix
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (48.14%) MVC
2 112 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.53%) Web Development
4 38 (11.80%) Scrum
5 35 (10.87%) TDD
6 29 (9.01%) BDD
7 24 (7.45%) Unit Testing
8 20 (6.21%) CRM
9 19 (5.90%) Migration
9 19 (5.90%) SDLC
10 17 (5.28%) OO
11 16 (4.97%) ERP
12 15 (4.66%) Content Management
13 14 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.04%) Front End Development
14 13 (4.04%) Software Engineering
15 12 (3.73%) Automated Testing
15 12 (3.73%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 238 (73.91%) C#
2 152 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 122 (37.89%) SQL
4 27 (8.39%) Java
4 27 (8.39%) T-SQL
5 23 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.73%) PHP
6 12 (3.73%) VB
7 10 (3.11%) VB6
8 8 (2.48%) Python
9 7 (2.17%) C++
10 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.55%) X++
12 4 (1.24%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.24%) VBScript
13 3 (0.93%) C
13 3 (0.93%) Ruby
14 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.62%) F#
14 2 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (4.04%) Degree
2 4 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) CISSP
4 1 (0.31%) MCP
4 1 (0.31%) SANS
4 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) Xen
2 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) QRadar
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 70 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.90%) Sitecore
3 17 (5.28%) Xamarin
4 12 (3.73%) Oracle
5 6 (1.86%) Ektron
5 6 (1.86%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.55%) Google
6 5 (1.55%) SAP
7 4 (1.24%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.93%) IBM
9 2 (0.62%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.62%) Facebook
9 2 (0.62%) Telerik
9 2 (0.62%) Thales
9 2 (0.62%) Twitter
9 2 (0.62%) VMware
9 2 (0.62%) Workday
10 1 (0.31%) Alterian
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix
10 1 (0.31%) HP
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