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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 130 96 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.36% 6.37% 12.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.48% 28.15% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 65 99
Median daily rate £350 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +25.00%
.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
441 341 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.96% 22.61% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 217
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 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 £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -7 6 £338 +2.27% 6
Bury +1 3 £315 +43.29% 1
Salford -4 3 £350 -18.60% 2
Wigan +1 1 £240 - 5
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 167 (63.74%) C#
2 135 (51.53%) MVC
3 127 (48.47%) JavaScript
4 121 (46.18%) SQL Server
5 114 (43.51%) ASP.NET
6 105 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (31.68%) HTML
8 78 (29.77%) CSS
9 75 (28.63%) jQuery
10 64 (24.43%) Web Development
11 63 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (22.52%) SQL
13 57 (21.76%) Microsoft
14 45 (17.18%) CRM
15 44 (16.79%) Scrum
16 42 (16.03%) AngularJS
16 42 (16.03%) TDD
17 38 (14.50%) .NET Framework
18 34 (12.98%) Java
19 32 (12.21%) ERP
20 31 (11.83%) WCF
21 29 (11.07%) Dynamics CRM
22 28 (10.69%) CMS
23 27 (10.31%) SharePoint
23 27 (10.31%) Web Services
23 27 (10.31%) BDD
24 26 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
25 25 (9.54%) HTML5
26 24 (9.16%) Entity Framework
27 23 (8.78%) Unit Testing

.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 28 (10.69%) CMS
2 27 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.87%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (6.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (3.82%) IIS
7 6 (2.29%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.91%) EPiServer CMS
9 4 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.76%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.76%) Jetty
11 2 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.38%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) DNN
12 1 (0.38%) Drupal
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.38%) WinCC
12 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (11.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.38%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.76%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.82%) Network Security
2 6 (2.29%) Intranet
3 3 (1.15%) DNS
3 3 (1.15%) HTTP
4 2 (0.76%) DHCP
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
4 2 (0.76%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) IPsec
4 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) DVB
5 1 (0.38%) Extranet
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (46.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.20%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.44%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.91%) MySQL
6 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.15%) Redis
9 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.76%) GIS
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (8.78%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.87%) Selenium
4 16 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.11%) JIRA
5 11 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.82%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.67%) Mocha
7 7 (2.67%) Subversion
8 5 (1.91%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.53%) NUnit
10 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.76%) Appium
11 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.76%) Moq
11 2 (0.76%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.38%) gulp
12 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (8.40%) Finance
2 10 (3.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.91%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Billing
4 3 (1.15%) Marketing
4 3 (1.15%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Banking
5 2 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 195 (74.43%) Developer
2 98 (37.40%) .NET Developer
3 62 (23.66%) C# Developer
4 43 (16.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (9.54%) Web Developer
7 24 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (8.02%) Analyst
9 20 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (7.25%) SQL Developer
11 18 (6.87%) CRM Developer
12 14 (5.34%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 11 (4.20%) Consultant
14 11 (4.20%) HTML Developer
14 11 (4.20%) Senior Developer
15 10 (3.82%) Node.js Developer
15 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Developer
16 9 (3.44%) Agile Developer
16 9 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (43.51%) ASP.NET
2 83 (31.68%) HTML
3 78 (29.77%) CSS
4 75 (28.63%) jQuery
5 63 (24.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (16.03%) AngularJS
7 38 (14.50%) .NET Framework
8 31 (11.83%) WCF
9 27 (10.31%) Web Services
10 26 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (9.54%) HTML5
12 24 (9.16%) Entity Framework
13 23 (8.78%) XML
14 21 (8.02%) CSS3
15 16 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 16 (6.11%) JSON
16 13 (4.96%) Node.js
16 13 (4.96%) RESTful
17 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 11 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.34%) Virtual Team
2 11 (4.20%) Digital Media
3 8 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.29%) NHS
4 6 (2.29%) User Experience
5 5 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.38%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) IPTV
9 1 (0.38%) MPEG
9 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Social Network
9 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.38%) W3C
9 1 (0.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.73%) Windows
2 3 (1.15%) Linux
2 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.76%) Unix
4 1 (0.38%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (51.53%) MVC
2 105 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.43%) Web Development
4 45 (17.18%) CRM
5 44 (16.79%) Scrum
6 42 (16.03%) TDD
7 32 (12.21%) ERP
8 27 (10.31%) BDD
9 23 (8.78%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.49%) OO
11 16 (6.11%) Automated Testing
12 14 (5.34%) OOP
12 14 (5.34%) Virtual Team Management
13 13 (4.96%) SDLC
14 12 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.58%) Software Engineering
15 11 (4.20%) Migration
15 11 (4.20%) Time Management
16 10 (3.82%) E-Commerce
17 9 (3.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (63.74%) C#
2 127 (48.47%) JavaScript
3 59 (22.52%) SQL
4 34 (12.98%) Java
5 19 (7.25%) PHP
6 17 (6.49%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.67%) C++
9 6 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.91%) Python
11 2 (0.76%) C
11 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.76%) VB
12 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.38%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) Scala
12 1 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.38%) XAML
12 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (5.34%) Degree
2 9 (3.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) MCP
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.34%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) WCAG
3 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.67%) Docker
2 5 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.76%) Puppet
1 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.49%) Sitecore
3 14 (5.34%) Oracle
4 12 (4.58%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.91%) SAP
5 5 (1.91%) Twitter
6 4 (1.53%) Capita
6 4 (1.53%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.15%) Adobe
7 3 (1.15%) Facebook
7 3 (1.15%) VMware
8 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.76%) ESRI
8 2 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) Siebel
8 2 (0.76%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) Infor
9 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.38%) Telerik
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