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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Manchester
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 135 181 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.04% 10.22% 9.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 35.63% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 131 100
Median daily rate £375 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
450 508 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.46% 28.68% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 324 273
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 £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -22.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

.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 20 February 2017.

.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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Salford 0 12 £375 +13.46% 3
Bolton -2 6 £400 +23.07% 2
Oldham +1 2 - - 6
Stockport -1 2 £315 -14.86% 6
Wigan - 2 £319 -
Altrincham - 1 - - 7
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 206 (70.07%) C#
2 141 (47.96%) JavaScript
3 130 (44.22%) ASP.NET
3 130 (44.22%) MVC
4 126 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 110 (37.41%) HTML
6 104 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (34.35%) SQL
8 100 (34.01%) CSS
9 66 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 64 (21.77%) jQuery
11 60 (20.41%) .NET Framework
12 56 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (16.33%) CMS
14 47 (15.99%) Umbraco
15 46 (15.65%) AngularJS
16 41 (13.95%) Scrum
17 40 (13.61%) Windows
17 40 (13.61%) Entity Framework
17 40 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
17 40 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
18 38 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
19 37 (12.59%) HTML5
20 35 (11.90%) CRM
21 33 (11.22%) NoSQL
22 32 (10.88%) Web Development
22 32 (10.88%) Dynamics CRM
23 31 (10.54%) Web Services
24 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
25 27 (9.18%) TDD

.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 48 (16.33%) CMS
2 47 (15.99%) Umbraco
3 15 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (4.42%) EPiServer
5 13 (4.42%) IIS
6 10 (3.40%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.04%) Jetty
7 6 (2.04%) Mongrel
7 6 (2.04%) nginx
7 6 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.70%) Apache
8 5 (1.70%) Sitefinity
9 4 (1.36%) Kentico
9 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.68%) Confluence
10 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (10.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.04%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.36%) SaaS
7 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.68%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.72%) Internet
2 7 (2.38%) HTTP
3 6 (2.04%) DHCP
3 6 (2.04%) DNS
3 6 (2.04%) FTP
3 6 (2.04%) IPsec
3 6 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.70%) SSL
5 3 (1.02%) Firewall
5 3 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.02%) LAN
5 3 (1.02%) VoIP
5 3 (1.02%) VPN
5 3 (1.02%) WAN
5 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 40 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (5.10%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.06%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.04%) MySQL
11 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.02%) SQLite
14 2 (0.68%) Big Data
14 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.78%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.40%) Selenium
5 8 (2.72%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.72%) JIRA
6 6 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.04%) NUnit
6 6 (2.04%) Travis CI
7 4 (1.36%) Moq
7 4 (1.36%) Subversion
8 3 (1.02%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.02%) gulp
8 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.02%) MSI
9 2 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.68%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.68%) WiX
General
1 15 (5.10%) Finance
2 11 (3.74%) Advertising
3 7 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.02%) Marketing
4 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Billing
5 2 (0.68%) Electronics
5 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.68%) Legal
5 2 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 239 (81.29%) Developer
2 124 (42.18%) .NET Developer
3 67 (22.79%) C# Developer
4 57 (19.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 27 (9.18%) Umbraco Developer
7 25 (8.50%) CRM Developer
8 22 (7.48%) Consultant
9 21 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 19 (6.46%) SQL Developer
12 16 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (5.10%) Microsoft Developer
14 14 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (4.76%) Web Developer
15 11 (3.74%) HTML Developer
15 11 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (44.22%) ASP.NET
2 110 (37.41%) HTML
3 100 (34.01%) CSS
4 64 (21.77%) jQuery
5 60 (20.41%) .NET Framework
6 56 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (15.65%) AngularJS
8 40 (13.61%) Entity Framework
9 38 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (12.59%) HTML5
11 31 (10.54%) Web Services
12 24 (8.16%) XML
13 22 (7.48%) React
13 22 (7.48%) WCF
14 15 (5.10%) WinForms
14 15 (5.10%) WPF
15 13 (4.42%) SOAP
16 12 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (3.74%) REST
17 11 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.72%) Replication
4 6 (2.04%) User Experience
5 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.02%) Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) Fintech
8 2 (0.68%) iPad
8 2 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
9 1 (0.34%) Tandem
9 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.61%) Windows
2 11 (3.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.06%) Linux
3 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.72%) Android
4 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.70%) Unix
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.22%) MVC
2 104 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.95%) Scrum
4 35 (11.90%) CRM
5 32 (10.88%) Web Development
6 27 (9.18%) TDD
7 25 (8.50%) Unit Testing
8 23 (7.82%) Migration
9 22 (7.48%) BDD
10 20 (6.80%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.12%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.10%) SDLC
14 14 (4.76%) Automated Testing
15 13 (4.42%) OO
15 13 (4.42%) Software Engineering
16 12 (4.08%) Content Management
17 11 (3.74%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (3.74%) Open Source
18 10 (3.40%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (70.07%) C#
2 141 (47.96%) JavaScript
3 101 (34.35%) SQL
4 24 (8.16%) Java
5 16 (5.44%) C++
5 16 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.74%) VB
6 11 (3.74%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.40%) VB6
8 8 (2.72%) PHP
9 7 (2.38%) Python
10 6 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.02%) VBScript
12 2 (0.68%) C
12 2 (0.68%) F#
12 2 (0.68%) Go
12 2 (0.68%) Ruby
12 2 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (3.40%) Degree
2 9 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.36%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.02%) CISSP
4 3 (1.02%) SANS
4 3 (1.02%) SSCP
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) MCP
6 1 (0.34%) MCPD
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.72%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.70%) Xen
3 3 (1.02%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (2.72%) Puppet
2 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.02%) QRadar
3 2 (0.68%) Ansible
3 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 66 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.10%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 10 (3.40%) Google
5 6 (2.04%) Oracle
5 6 (2.04%) VMware
6 5 (1.70%) IBM
6 5 (1.70%) SAP
7 3 (1.02%) Apple
7 3 (1.02%) HP
7 3 (1.02%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.02%) Splunk
8 2 (0.68%) DoubleClick
8 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.34%) Alterian
9 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.34%) Nintex
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.34%) Telerik
9 1 (0.34%) Wonderware
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