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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 166 102 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 5.42% 10.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.03% 23.02% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 79 94
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.32 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
535 443 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.85% 23.54% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 277 263
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Bolton - 8 £275 - 3
Stockport -1 7 £331 - 11
Salford -10 1 £548 +143.33% 4
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 215 (72.64%) C#
2 161 (54.39%) MVC
3 157 (53.04%) ASP.NET
4 151 (51.01%) SQL Server
5 134 (45.27%) JavaScript
6 118 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (36.15%) HTML
8 106 (35.81%) SQL
9 91 (30.74%) CSS
10 86 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (28.38%) jQuery
12 67 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 63 (21.28%) .NET Framework
14 59 (19.93%) Web Development
15 56 (18.92%) AngularJS
16 52 (17.57%) Entity Framework
17 51 (17.23%) Scrum
18 43 (14.53%) TDD
19 40 (13.51%) WCF
20 36 (12.16%) Web Services
21 35 (11.82%) HTML5
22 31 (10.47%) XML
23 30 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
23 30 (10.14%) BDD
24 29 (9.80%) CMS
25 28 (9.46%) Java
25 28 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
26 27 (9.12%) Windows
27 25 (8.45%) CRM
27 25 (8.45%) ERP

.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 29 (9.80%) CMS
2 11 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.72%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.03%) IIS
6 5 (1.69%) Sitefinity
7 4 (1.35%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.68%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) DNN
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) Jetty
10 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.34%) nginx
10 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.34%) WinCC
Applications
1 16 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Network Security
2 3 (1.01%) DNS
2 3 (1.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.01%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) DHCP
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) SSL
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) Extranet
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) IPsec
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) VLAN
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (51.01%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.07%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.73%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.38%) MySQL
7 9 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.03%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (1.35%) Redis
11 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.01%) GIS
13 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (6.76%) Visual Studio
3 17 (5.74%) JIRA
4 16 (5.41%) Selenium
5 12 (4.05%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.38%) NUnit
8 7 (2.36%) Mocha
8 7 (2.36%) Moq
9 5 (1.69%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.35%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.01%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.01%) MorphX
11 3 (1.01%) Subversion
11 3 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.01%) TestComplete
11 3 (1.01%) WiX
12 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (7.43%) Finance
2 16 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.03%) Advertising
4 5 (1.69%) Retail
5 4 (1.35%) Billing
6 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (77.36%) Developer
2 141 (47.64%) .NET Developer
3 86 (29.05%) C# Developer
4 65 (21.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (14.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 33 (11.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (10.47%) Web Developer
9 30 (10.14%) SQL Developer
10 22 (7.43%) Analyst
11 19 (6.42%) Senior Developer
12 15 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (4.39%) HTML Developer
13 13 (4.39%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
15 11 (3.72%) .NET Web Developer
15 11 (3.72%) CMS Developer
15 11 (3.72%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (3.72%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 11 (3.72%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (53.04%) ASP.NET
2 107 (36.15%) HTML
3 91 (30.74%) CSS
4 86 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 84 (28.38%) jQuery
6 63 (21.28%) .NET Framework
7 56 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 52 (17.57%) Entity Framework
9 40 (13.51%) WCF
10 36 (12.16%) Web Services
11 35 (11.82%) HTML5
12 31 (10.47%) XML
13 28 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (7.09%) CSS3
15 14 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 14 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
16 13 (4.39%) NHibernate
16 13 (4.39%) Node.js
16 13 (4.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.04%) Digital Media
2 8 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.35%) NHS
5 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.01%) Physics
5 3 (1.01%) User Experience
6 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.68%) iPad
6 2 (0.68%) Replication
6 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.34%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) iPhone
7 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.12%) Windows
2 6 (2.03%) Linux
3 5 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.35%) Unix
5 3 (1.01%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.39%) MVC
2 118 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (19.93%) Web Development
4 51 (17.23%) Scrum
5 43 (14.53%) TDD
6 30 (10.14%) BDD
7 25 (8.45%) CRM
7 25 (8.45%) ERP
8 22 (7.43%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.42%) SDLC
10 14 (4.73%) Migration
11 13 (4.39%) Content Management
11 13 (4.39%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.05%) OO
12 12 (4.05%) Project Management
13 10 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.04%) Automated Testing
15 8 (2.70%) OOD
15 8 (2.70%) OOP
15 8 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 215 (72.64%) C#
2 134 (45.27%) JavaScript
3 106 (35.81%) SQL
4 28 (9.46%) Java
5 24 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 22 (7.43%) T-SQL
7 15 (5.07%) PHP
8 11 (3.72%) VB
9 8 (2.70%) VB6
10 6 (2.03%) Python
11 5 (1.69%) X++
12 4 (1.35%) C++
13 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.01%) VBScript
14 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.68%) C
15 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.34%) Ruby
15 1 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (4.73%) Degree
2 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) CISSP
4 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.34%) HND
4 1 (0.34%) MCP
4 1 (0.34%) SANS
4 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.42%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Xen
2 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
1 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 67 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.07%) Oracle
3 14 (4.73%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.38%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.03%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.69%) Twitter
7 4 (1.35%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.35%) SAP
8 3 (1.01%) Facebook
8 3 (1.01%) Google
8 3 (1.01%) IBM
8 3 (1.01%) Telerik
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe
9 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.68%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.68%) ESRI
9 2 (0.68%) Siebel
9 2 (0.68%) VMware
9 2 (0.68%) Zend
10 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
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