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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West / Manchester
Rank 13 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 118 219 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.77% 11.43% 10.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.76% 40.41% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 148 125
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 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
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 £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
441 542 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.79% 28.29% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 327 289
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 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Bolton 0 8 £363 +11.53% 7
Salford -6 3 £350 +6.78% 2
Wigan - 3 £319 - 2
Oldham -1 2 - - 4
Altrincham - 2 - - 6
Stockport -4 1 £315 -14.86% 8
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 200 (71.94%) C#
2 134 (48.20%) JavaScript
3 127 (45.68%) ASP.NET
4 124 (44.60%) MVC
5 117 (42.09%) SQL Server
6 106 (38.13%) SQL
7 105 (37.77%) HTML
8 97 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (33.81%) CSS
10 58 (20.86%) Microsoft
11 57 (20.50%) .NET Framework
12 55 (19.78%) jQuery
12 55 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (18.71%) AngularJS
14 43 (15.47%) CMS
15 42 (15.11%) Umbraco
16 41 (14.75%) Entity Framework
17 38 (13.67%) Scrum
17 38 (13.67%) Windows
18 36 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (11.87%) SQL Server 2008
19 33 (11.87%) HTML5
19 33 (11.87%) Web Development
20 32 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API
21 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (10.43%) NoSQL
23 28 (10.07%) Web Services
23 28 (10.07%) TDD
24 25 (8.99%) XML
24 25 (8.99%) BDD

.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 43 (15.47%) CMS
2 42 (15.11%) Umbraco
3 14 (5.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.88%) IIS
7 6 (2.16%) Sitefinity
8 4 (1.44%) Kentico
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.72%) Jetty
10 2 (0.72%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.72%) nginx
10 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.36%) Apache
11 1 (0.36%) DNN
11 1 (0.36%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (6.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.16%) Amazon S3
4 6 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.44%) SaaS
6 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
2 3 (1.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.72%) DHCP
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) FTP
3 2 (0.72%) IPsec
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (42.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.43%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 15 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.24%) Couchbase
8 9 (3.24%) MySQL
8 9 (3.24%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.08%) SQLite
12 2 (0.72%) Big Data
12 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.72%) MS Access
12 2 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 36 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.68%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.60%) Selenium
5 9 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.88%) NUnit
7 7 (2.52%) Moq
8 6 (2.16%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.08%) MSI
9 3 (1.08%) Subversion
9 3 (1.08%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.72%) JIRA
10 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.72%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.72%) WiX
11 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (4.68%) Finance
2 12 (4.32%) Advertising
3 10 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.08%) Marketing
5 2 (0.72%) Billing
5 2 (0.72%) Electronics
5 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
5 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 229 (82.37%) Developer
2 128 (46.04%) .NET Developer
3 73 (26.26%) C# Developer
4 61 (21.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 24 (8.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (8.27%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (8.27%) SQL Developer
7 23 (8.27%) Umbraco Developer
8 21 (7.55%) Consultant
9 20 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 19 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (6.47%) Web Developer
12 16 (5.76%) CRM Developer
13 15 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Developer
15 13 (4.68%) Senior C# Developer
16 12 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
16 12 (4.32%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (45.68%) ASP.NET
2 105 (37.77%) HTML
3 94 (33.81%) CSS
4 57 (20.50%) .NET Framework
5 55 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (19.78%) jQuery
6 52 (18.71%) AngularJS
7 41 (14.75%) Entity Framework
8 33 (11.87%) HTML5
9 32 (11.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (10.07%) Web Services
11 25 (8.99%) XML
12 23 (8.27%) WCF
13 22 (7.91%) React
14 17 (6.12%) WPF
15 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (5.04%) WinForms
16 13 (4.68%) SOAP
17 12 (4.32%) NHibernate
17 12 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.04%) Mobile App
2 11 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.16%) User Experience
5 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.80%) Replication
6 4 (1.44%) iPad
7 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.08%) Clustering
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.08%) Physics
8 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Fintech
8 2 (0.72%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.67%) Windows
2 8 (2.88%) Android
2 8 (2.88%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.88%) Linux
2 8 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) Unix
5 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (44.60%) MVC
2 97 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.67%) Scrum
4 33 (11.87%) Web Development
5 28 (10.07%) TDD
6 25 (8.99%) BDD
7 23 (8.27%) CRM
8 22 (7.91%) Unit Testing
9 17 (6.12%) Migration
10 16 (5.76%) SDLC
11 15 (5.40%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.40%) OO
12 13 (4.68%) Automated Testing
12 13 (4.68%) Content Management
12 13 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (4.32%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.32%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 200 (71.94%) C#
2 134 (48.20%) JavaScript
3 106 (38.13%) SQL
4 23 (8.27%) Java
5 17 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.40%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.96%) C++
7 11 (3.96%) VB
8 10 (3.60%) PHP
8 10 (3.60%) VB6
9 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.16%) Python
11 5 (1.80%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.44%) VBScript
13 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.72%) C
13 2 (0.72%) F#
13 2 (0.72%) Go
13 2 (0.72%) Ruby
14 1 (0.36%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (3.24%) Degree
2 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.36%) CISSP
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.36%) SANS
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Docker
1 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Puppet
2 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) QRadar
3 1 (0.36%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 58 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.40%) Sitecore
3 14 (5.04%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.16%) Ektron
4 6 (2.16%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.16%) Google
4 6 (2.16%) Oracle
5 5 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) DoubleClick
6 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.72%) Thales
6 2 (0.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.36%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.36%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.36%) Nintex
7 1 (0.36%) Pega
7 1 (0.36%) Splunk
7 1 (0.36%) Tableau
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik
7 1 (0.36%) Workday
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