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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET 166 103 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.92% 6.35% 12.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.74% 28.07% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 75 102
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £277 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
.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
507 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.23% 22.63% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 213
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

.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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -8 7 £338 +8.00% 7
Bolton -1 6 £288 -11.53% 6
Bury -1 3 £315 +43.29% 1
Salford -5 3 £350 +6.87% 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 182 (66.18%) C#
2 142 (51.64%) MVC
3 137 (49.82%) SQL Server
4 124 (45.09%) ASP.NET
5 118 (42.91%) JavaScript
6 111 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (30.18%) HTML
7 83 (30.18%) jQuery
8 76 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 72 (26.18%) SQL
10 71 (25.82%) CSS
11 64 (23.27%) Microsoft
12 61 (22.18%) Web Development
13 44 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 44 (16.00%) Scrum
14 39 (14.18%) TDD
15 36 (13.09%) .NET Framework
15 36 (13.09%) CRM
16 34 (12.36%) WCF
17 33 (12.00%) Java
18 30 (10.91%) Web Services
19 29 (10.55%) ERP
20 27 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 27 (9.82%) HTML5
20 27 (9.82%) Entity Framework
21 26 (9.45%) Visual Studio
22 25 (9.09%) Unit Testing
22 25 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
23 23 (8.36%) XML
24 22 (8.00%) CMS

.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 22 (8.00%) CMS
2 18 (6.55%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.64%) IIS
5 9 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.55%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.45%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.73%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.73%) Jetty
8 2 (0.73%) nginx
8 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) DNN
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.36%) WinCC
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.36%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.73%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.64%) Network Security
2 4 (1.45%) DNS
3 3 (1.09%) DHCP
3 3 (1.09%) HTTP
3 3 (1.09%) Intranet
3 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.73%) Firewall
4 2 (0.73%) FTP
4 2 (0.73%) Internet
4 2 (0.73%) IPsec
5 1 (0.36%) Extranet
5 1 (0.36%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) SAN
5 1 (0.36%) Skype
5 1 (0.36%) SSH
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) VLAN
5 1 (0.36%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (49.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.18%) MySQL
5 6 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.45%) Redis
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.73%) GIS
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (9.45%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.55%) Selenium
4 17 (6.18%) JIRA
5 16 (5.82%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.55%) Mocha
8 6 (2.18%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.82%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.45%) NUnit
10 4 (1.45%) Subversion
11 3 (1.09%) MorphX
11 3 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.73%) Android Studio
12 2 (0.73%) Appium
12 2 (0.73%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (7.27%) Finance
2 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.82%) Retail
4 4 (1.45%) Advertising
4 4 (1.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (0.73%) Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 201 (73.09%) Developer
2 107 (38.91%) .NET Developer
3 73 (26.55%) C# Developer
4 49 (17.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (9.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (9.09%) Analyst
7 25 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 22 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 13 (4.73%) CRM Developer
9 13 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Consultant
11 10 (3.64%) HTML CSS Developer
11 10 (3.64%) HTML Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (3.27%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (45.09%) ASP.NET
2 83 (30.18%) HTML
2 83 (30.18%) jQuery
3 76 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (25.82%) CSS
5 44 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 36 (13.09%) .NET Framework
7 34 (12.36%) WCF
8 30 (10.91%) Web Services
9 27 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (9.82%) Entity Framework
9 27 (9.82%) HTML5
10 23 (8.36%) XML
11 20 (7.27%) CSS3
12 15 (5.45%) JSON
13 14 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 13 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (4.36%) Node.js
16 10 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.64%) Digital Media
2 7 (2.55%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.82%) NHS
4 3 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.09%) User Experience
4 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.36%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) Social Network
6 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.18%) Windows
2 5 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.45%) Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.73%) Unix
5 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (51.64%) MVC
2 111 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (22.18%) Web Development
4 44 (16.00%) Scrum
5 39 (14.18%) TDD
6 36 (13.09%) CRM
7 29 (10.55%) ERP
8 25 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.00%) BDD
10 18 (6.55%) Migration
11 17 (6.18%) SDLC
12 16 (5.82%) OOP
13 15 (5.45%) Automated Testing
13 15 (5.45%) OO
14 13 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (4.00%) Data Migration
16 10 (3.64%) E-Commerce
16 10 (3.64%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.64%) Time Management
17 9 (3.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 182 (66.18%) C#
2 118 (42.91%) JavaScript
3 72 (26.18%) SQL
4 33 (12.00%) Java
5 19 (6.91%) VB.NET
6 17 (6.18%) PHP
7 15 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.18%) C++
8 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.82%) Python
9 5 (1.82%) X++
10 3 (1.09%) VB
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.36%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (4.73%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) HND
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) MCP
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.55%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Docker
2 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.73%) Puppet
1 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.91%) Oracle
3 12 (4.36%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.18%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.18%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.82%) SAP
5 5 (1.82%) Twitter
6 4 (1.45%) VMware
7 3 (1.09%) Facebook
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe
8 2 (0.73%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.73%) ESRI
8 2 (0.73%) Google
8 2 (0.73%) IBM
8 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.73%) Siebel
8 2 (0.73%) Telerik
8 2 (0.73%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco
9 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
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