The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 120 177 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.36% 12.48% 13.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.46% 42.55% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 97 67
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
394 416 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.17% 29.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 258 155
Average daily rate £343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +500.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton 0 8 £350 -6.66% 10
Stockport -1 6 £330 +20.00% 8
Altrincham -1 5 - - 5
Bury -1 1 £275 -26.66% 3
Oldham - 1 - - 3
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
Sale - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 3
Cheadle - - - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 3
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 181 (66.79%) C#
2 122 (45.02%) ASP.NET
3 116 (42.80%) SQL Server
3 116 (42.80%) JavaScript
4 105 (38.75%) MVC
5 97 (35.79%) HTML
6 95 (35.06%) CSS
7 91 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (27.68%) SQL
8 75 (27.68%) jQuery
9 63 (23.25%) Microsoft
10 62 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (19.56%) .NET Framework
12 50 (18.45%) Visual Studio
13 43 (15.87%) Web Services
14 42 (15.50%) TDD
15 41 (15.13%) Scrum
16 39 (14.39%) Entity Framework
17 36 (13.28%) WCF
17 36 (13.28%) XML
18 33 (12.18%) OO
19 32 (11.81%) HTML5
20 30 (11.07%) T-SQL
20 30 (11.07%) Ajax
21 29 (10.70%) LINQ
22 28 (10.33%) CSS3
22 28 (10.33%) Finance
23 26 (9.59%) Java
23 26 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 24 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.86%) CMS
2 20 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.54%) Umbraco
4 9 (3.32%) IIS
4 9 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.21%) Apache
6 6 (2.21%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.11%) Node.js
7 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.11%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.58%) Mingle
3 2 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.69%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Office 365
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
4 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.58%) Internet
2 3 (1.11%) DNS
2 3 (1.11%) Intranet
3 2 (0.74%) SSH
3 2 (0.74%) SSL
3 2 (0.74%) Extranet
3 2 (0.74%) SMTP
3 2 (0.74%) HTTP
3 2 (0.74%) SNMP
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) DHCP
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
4 1 (0.37%) IPsec
4 1 (0.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (42.80%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.27%) RavenDB
4 14 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.58%) Big Data
8 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.48%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.48%) Redis
11 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.48%) OLAP
12 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (18.45%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.43%) Subversion
4 8 (2.95%) JIRA
5 7 (2.58%) ReSharper
5 7 (2.58%) NUnit
6 5 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.85%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.85%) Selenium
7 4 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.48%) JMeter
7 4 (1.48%) MSTest
8 2 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.74%) Moq
8 2 (0.74%) Xcode
8 2 (0.74%) MorphX
8 2 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 28 (10.33%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Retail
3 7 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.11%) Publishing
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 204 (75.28%) Developer
2 118 (43.54%) .NET Developer
3 51 (18.82%) C# Developer
4 33 (12.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (9.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (7.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (6.27%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.54%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.17%) Architect
10 11 (4.06%) Umbraco Developer
11 10 (3.69%) UI Designer
11 10 (3.69%) Designer
12 9 (3.32%) Tester
12 9 (3.32%) Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.32%) SharePoint Developer
13 8 (2.95%) SQL Developer
14 7 (2.58%) .NET Web Developer
14 7 (2.58%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (2.58%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (45.02%) ASP.NET
2 97 (35.79%) HTML
3 95 (35.06%) CSS
4 75 (27.68%) jQuery
5 62 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (19.56%) .NET Framework
7 43 (15.87%) Web Services
8 39 (14.39%) Entity Framework
9 36 (13.28%) XML
9 36 (13.28%) WCF
10 32 (11.81%) HTML5
11 30 (11.07%) Ajax
12 29 (10.70%) LINQ
13 28 (10.33%) CSS3
14 26 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (8.49%) AngularJS
16 13 (4.80%) JSON
17 12 (4.43%) WPF
18 11 (4.06%) XSLT
18 11 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.06%) Open Source
1 11 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.32%) NHS
3 8 (2.95%) User Experience
3 8 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.11%) Linked Data
6 3 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.74%) Informatics
7 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.74%) Social Network
7 2 (0.74%) W3C
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
8 1 (0.37%) iDTV
8 1 (0.37%) BBC
8 1 (0.37%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.90%) Windows
2 15 (5.54%) Linux
3 11 (4.06%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.69%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (38.75%) MVC
2 91 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.50%) TDD
4 41 (15.13%) Scrum
5 33 (12.18%) OO
6 20 (7.38%) SOA
6 20 (7.38%) Unit Testing
6 20 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.01%) Web Development
8 17 (6.27%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.17%) BDD
10 12 (4.43%) OOD
11 11 (4.06%) OOP
11 11 (4.06%) CRM
11 11 (4.06%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.06%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (3.69%) Software Engineering
12 10 (3.69%) iOS Development
13 9 (3.32%) Android Development
14 7 (2.58%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 181 (66.79%) C#
2 116 (42.80%) JavaScript
3 75 (27.68%) SQL
4 30 (11.07%) T-SQL
5 26 (9.59%) Java
6 14 (5.17%) Ruby
7 11 (4.06%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.58%) Python
8 7 (2.58%) PHP
9 6 (2.21%) C++
9 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.85%) XPath
11 4 (1.48%) VB
11 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.11%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.11%) X++
13 2 (0.74%) PHP5
13 2 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.27%) Degree
2 8 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.74%) MCSE
4 2 (0.74%) CCNA
4 2 (0.74%) CCDA
4 2 (0.74%) CCDP
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) HL7
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.74%) UAG
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.11%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.37%) Ansible
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (23.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.17%) Oracle
3 10 (3.69%) Twitter
4 7 (2.58%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.58%) Telerik
4 7 (2.58%) Google
4 7 (2.58%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.21%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.48%) SAP
7 3 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.11%) VMware
8 2 (0.74%) Kony
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco
8 2 (0.74%) hybris
8 2 (0.74%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.74%) Facebook
8 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.37%) IBM
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day + £350 / Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day + £350 / Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 equivalent Pro-rata (Depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport, Greater Manchester, North West
Stockport Council
Rate: £27,924-£31,160
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago