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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET 159 103 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.48% 5.76% 11.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.00% 24.64% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 79 103
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
.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
530 418 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.25% 23.39% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 273 249
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

.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 August 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 August 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 +1 6 £288 -14.81% 13
Stockport -7 4 £350 - 6
Bury - 3 £315 - 4
Salford -9 1 £350 +55.55% 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 193 (69.42%) C#
2 146 (52.52%) MVC
3 139 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 130 (46.76%) ASP.NET
5 122 (43.88%) JavaScript
6 110 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (32.01%) SQL
7 89 (32.01%) HTML
8 82 (29.50%) jQuery
9 76 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 73 (26.26%) CSS
11 70 (25.18%) Microsoft
12 55 (19.78%) Web Development
13 48 (17.27%) AngularJS
14 44 (15.83%) Scrum
15 40 (14.39%) .NET Framework
16 38 (13.67%) TDD
17 34 (12.23%) Java
18 33 (11.87%) WCF
18 33 (11.87%) Entity Framework
19 32 (11.51%) CRM
20 30 (10.79%) HTML5
21 28 (10.07%) Web Services
22 26 (9.35%) ERP
23 24 (8.63%) XML
23 24 (8.63%) VB.NET
23 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
24 23 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
24 23 (8.27%) Visual Studio
24 23 (8.27%) Finance

.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 (7.91%) CMS
2 16 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.52%) IIS
5 6 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.16%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.44%) EPiServer CMS
7 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.72%) Jetty
9 2 (0.72%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.72%) nginx
9 2 (0.72%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.36%) WinCC
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.72%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.36%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.96%) Network Security
2 4 (1.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.08%) DHCP
3 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.72%) Firewall
4 2 (0.72%) FTP
4 2 (0.72%) Intranet
4 2 (0.72%) 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
1 139 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.68%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.24%) MySQL
4 9 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.44%) Redis
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 23 (8.27%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.12%) JIRA
2 17 (6.12%) Selenium
3 14 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.32%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.52%) Mocha
6 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.80%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.80%) NUnit
7 4 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.44%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.08%) Moq
8 3 (1.08%) MorphX
8 3 (1.08%) Subversion
8 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.72%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.72%) Appium
9 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (8.27%) Finance
2 14 (5.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.80%) Advertising
3 5 (1.80%) Retail
4 4 (1.44%) Marketing
5 3 (1.08%) Billing
6 2 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
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
1 202 (72.66%) Developer
2 111 (39.93%) .NET Developer
3 76 (27.34%) C# Developer
4 51 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (13.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 38 (13.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 28 (10.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (9.35%) Analyst
8 24 (8.63%) SQL Developer
8 24 (8.63%) Web Developer
9 13 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.32%) HTML Developer
11 11 (3.96%) CRM Developer
11 11 (3.96%) HTML CSS Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Consultant
12 10 (3.60%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (3.60%) VB.NET Developer
13 9 (3.24%) Data Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (46.76%) ASP.NET
2 89 (32.01%) HTML
3 82 (29.50%) jQuery
4 76 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 73 (26.26%) CSS
6 48 (17.27%) AngularJS
7 40 (14.39%) .NET Framework
8 33 (11.87%) Entity Framework
8 33 (11.87%) WCF
9 30 (10.79%) HTML5
10 28 (10.07%) Web Services
11 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (8.63%) XML
12 20 (7.19%) CSS3
13 17 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (5.04%) Node.js
14 14 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (4.68%) LINQ
16 12 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 11 (3.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.96%) Digital Media
2 7 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.44%) NHS
4 4 (1.44%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.08%) Physics
5 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.72%) iPad
6 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.36%) iPhone
7 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) Social Network
7 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.91%) Windows
2 7 (2.52%) Linux
3 5 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.08%) Unix
5 2 (0.72%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (52.52%) MVC
2 110 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (19.78%) Web Development
4 44 (15.83%) Scrum
5 38 (13.67%) TDD
6 32 (11.51%) CRM
7 26 (9.35%) ERP
8 21 (7.55%) BDD
8 21 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 16 (5.76%) Migration
9 16 (5.76%) SDLC
10 15 (5.40%) OO
11 13 (4.68%) Automated Testing
12 12 (4.32%) OOP
13 11 (3.96%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (3.60%) Data Migration
15 9 (3.24%) Content Management
15 9 (3.24%) Time Management
15 9 (3.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 193 (69.42%) C#
2 122 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 89 (32.01%) SQL
4 34 (12.23%) Java
5 24 (8.63%) VB.NET
6 17 (6.12%) PHP
6 17 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.52%) C++
8 5 (1.80%) Python
8 5 (1.80%) X++
9 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) VB
10 2 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.36%) Ruby
11 1 (0.36%) Scala
11 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (5.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.36%) HND
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.83%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.52%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.08%) Puppet
2 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.40%) Oracle
3 11 (3.96%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.16%) SAP
4 6 (2.16%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.80%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.80%) Twitter
6 4 (1.44%) VMware
7 3 (1.08%) Facebook
7 3 (1.08%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.72%) Adobe
8 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.72%) ESRI
8 2 (0.72%) Google
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) Siebel
8 2 (0.72%) Telerik
8 2 (0.72%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco
9 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
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