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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 196 136 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.82% 9.52% 13.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.84% 34.87% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 106 89
Average daily rate £338 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £31.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.74 - £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
518 390 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 27.31% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 266 224
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 10 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(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
Stockport +1 12 £370 +23.33% 9
Bolton +3 10 £325 +8.33% 4
Sale - 6 £385 -
Oldham - 4 £305 - 1
Salford - 3 £331 -
Cheadle - 2 £400 - 4
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (70.52%) C#
2 148 (44.98%) SQL Server
3 145 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 140 (42.55%) MVC
5 137 (41.64%) ASP.NET
6 135 (41.03%) HTML
7 127 (38.60%) CSS
8 104 (31.61%) SQL
9 93 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (22.49%) jQuery
11 69 (20.97%) HTML5
12 66 (20.06%) Visual Studio
13 64 (19.45%) Microsoft
14 61 (18.54%) .NET Framework
15 50 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 49 (14.89%) XML
17 47 (14.29%) WCF
18 46 (13.98%) TDD
19 42 (12.77%) T-SQL
19 42 (12.77%) Web Development
20 38 (11.55%) Scrum
21 37 (11.25%) Windows
21 37 (11.25%) SharePoint
21 37 (11.25%) AngularJS
22 35 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
23 34 (10.33%) CRM
23 34 (10.33%) Web Services
24 33 (10.03%) OO
25 32 (9.73%) Java
25 32 (9.73%) CSS3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 37 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.51%) CMS
3 20 (6.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (5.17%) IIS
5 15 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.82%) EPiServer CMS
9 5 (1.52%) Jetty
9 5 (1.52%) nginx
9 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.61%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.34%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.52%) Google App Engine
1 5 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.52%) SaaS
2 3 (0.91%) Office 365
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.69%) HTTP
2 20 (6.08%) Intranet
3 15 (4.56%) DNS
4 8 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.52%) DHCP
5 5 (1.52%) FTP
5 5 (1.52%) IPsec
6 2 (0.61%) Firewall
6 2 (0.61%) Internet
7 1 (0.30%) DVB
7 1 (0.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (44.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.82%) MySQL
8 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.30%) Big Data
12 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.30%) Power BI
12 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 66 (20.06%) Visual Studio
2 35 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.29%) Subversion
5 21 (6.38%) Selenium
6 16 (4.86%) SpecFlow
7 13 (3.95%) JIRA
8 12 (3.65%) MSTest
9 10 (3.04%) NUnit
10 7 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.13%) MSI
11 6 (1.82%) Grunt
11 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.82%) WiX
12 5 (1.52%) Moq
12 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.22%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 24 (7.29%) Finance
2 12 (3.65%) Games
3 8 (2.43%) Retail
4 6 (1.82%) Advertising
5 3 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.61%) Marketing
6 2 (0.61%) Publishing
6 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 238 (72.34%) Developer
2 128 (38.91%) .NET Developer
3 87 (26.44%) C# Developer
4 61 (18.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 26 (7.90%) Web Developer
6 23 (6.99%) Analyst
6 23 (6.99%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (4.56%) HTML Developer
9 14 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 14 (4.26%) SQL Developer
10 13 (3.95%) Consultant
10 13 (3.95%) CRM Developer
10 13 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
11 11 (3.34%) Agile Developer
11 11 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 10 (3.04%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (3.04%) Applications Developer
12 10 (3.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (41.64%) ASP.NET
2 135 (41.03%) HTML
3 127 (38.60%) CSS
4 74 (22.49%) jQuery
5 69 (20.97%) HTML5
6 61 (18.54%) .NET Framework
7 50 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (14.89%) XML
9 47 (14.29%) WCF
10 37 (11.25%) AngularJS
11 34 (10.33%) Web Services
12 32 (9.73%) CSS3
13 28 (8.51%) Entity Framework
14 24 (7.29%) JSON
15 22 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (6.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 18 (5.47%) SOAP
18 17 (5.17%) Silverlight
19 15 (4.56%) RESTful
20 14 (4.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (4.56%) Visualisation
2 14 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.34%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.34%) User Experience
4 9 (2.74%) NHS
5 7 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.82%) Replication
7 4 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Informatics
9 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.30%) IPTV
9 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.30%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.30%) Physics
9 1 (0.30%) Social Media
9 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.25%) Windows
2 25 (7.60%) Linux
3 21 (6.38%) Unix
4 14 (4.26%) Mac OS X
4 14 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.34%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.34%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.43%) Android
8 7 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (42.55%) MVC
2 93 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (13.98%) TDD
4 42 (12.77%) Web Development
5 38 (11.55%) Scrum
6 34 (10.33%) CRM
7 33 (10.03%) OO
8 29 (8.81%) Unit Testing
9 28 (8.51%) BDD
10 24 (7.29%) Front End Development
11 23 (6.99%) Software Engineering
12 22 (6.69%) ERP
13 21 (6.38%) Automated Testing
14 19 (5.78%) OOP
14 19 (5.78%) Web Design
15 17 (5.17%) Migration
16 15 (4.56%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (4.56%) Workflow
17 14 (4.26%) SDLC
18 13 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 232 (70.52%) C#
2 145 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 104 (31.61%) SQL
4 42 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 32 (9.73%) Java
6 27 (8.21%) VB.NET
7 17 (5.17%) Python
8 16 (4.86%) PHP
8 16 (4.86%) XAML
9 15 (4.56%) Ruby
9 15 (4.56%) Scala
10 12 (3.65%) C++
11 11 (3.34%) VBScript
12 10 (3.04%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.82%) XPath
14 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.61%) C
16 2 (0.61%) VB
17 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (5.78%) Degree
2 8 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.52%) HND
4 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) MCPD
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.69%) QA
2 11 (3.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.52%) Puppet
2 4 (1.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 64 (19.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.60%) EPiServer
3 20 (6.08%) Telerik
4 17 (5.17%) Oracle
5 16 (4.86%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.13%) Google
7 5 (1.52%) Capita
7 5 (1.52%) VMware
8 4 (1.22%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.22%) HP
8 4 (1.22%) IBM
8 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.22%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.91%) Adobe
9 3 (0.91%) BEA
9 3 (0.91%) OpenText
9 3 (0.91%) SAP
10 2 (0.61%) Infor
11 1 (0.30%) Ektron
11 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £270 - £300 Per Day
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4it Recruitment Ltd
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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G2 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £17.30 per hour
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Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £225 per day
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