The first table below looks at the demand for ASP.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 ASP.NET over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ASP.NET
Rank 26 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 74 81 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.93% 7.11% 8.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.22% 22.63% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 96
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £29.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +13.82%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 358 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.33% 31.40% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 206 242
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 22
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -14.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
ASP.NET
North West

ASP.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ASP.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ASP.NET across the Manchester region.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ASP.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ASP.NET across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ASP.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ASP.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ASP.NET across the Manchester region.

ASP.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Altrincham - 5 £325 - 3
Stockport -1 4 £215 -28.33% 10
Wigan +3 2 - - 9
Salford +1 2 £300 +22.44% 5
Oldham - 2 - - 1
Bolton - 2 £205 - 10
Bury - 1 £325 - 1
Cheadle - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
ASP.NET
North West

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 181 (100.00%) .NET
2 164 (90.61%) C#
3 106 (58.56%) MVC
4 96 (53.04%) SQL Server
5 92 (50.83%) HTML
6 88 (48.62%) JavaScript
7 87 (48.07%) CSS
8 73 (40.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (38.12%) jQuery
10 67 (37.02%) WCF
11 62 (34.25%) Web Services
12 50 (27.62%) SQL
13 47 (25.97%) .NET Framework
14 42 (23.20%) Visual Studio
15 35 (19.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 34 (18.78%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (18.78%) OO
17 31 (17.13%) XML
18 29 (16.02%) WPF
19 27 (14.92%) TDD
20 25 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (13.26%) HTML5
22 23 (12.71%) OOD
23 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
23 22 (12.15%) T-SQL
24 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
25 19 (10.50%) Windows
26 18 (9.94%) LINQ
26 18 (9.94%) Web Development
26 18 (9.94%) Scrum

ASP.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ASP.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 ASP.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.73%) CMS
3 12 (6.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (5.52%) Umbraco
5 8 (4.42%) IIS
6 7 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.21%) Node.js
8 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Tridion
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (53.04%) SQL Server
2 34 (18.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.66%) SQLPlus
7 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.10%) QlikView
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.55%) MySQL
9 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 42 (23.20%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.73%) NUnit
3 9 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.87%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.87%) MSTest
5 6 (3.31%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.76%) ReSharper
6 5 (2.76%) Moq
6 5 (2.76%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.55%) LLBLGen Pro
8 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.55%) Grunt
General
1 9 (4.97%) Finance
2 8 (4.42%) Retail
3 3 (1.66%) Advertising
3 3 (1.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Back Office
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (95.03%) Developer
2 110 (60.77%) .NET Developer
3 40 (22.10%) C# Developer
4 38 (20.99%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (13.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Web Developer
8 14 (7.73%) SharePoint Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.08%) C# Web Developer
9 11 (6.08%) .NET Web Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Umbraco Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.21%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (2.21%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.21%) Senior Developer
13 3 (1.66%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (1.66%) VB.NET Developer
13 3 (1.66%) CRM Developer
13 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (100.00%) .NET
2 92 (50.83%) HTML
3 87 (48.07%) CSS
4 73 (40.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 69 (38.12%) jQuery
6 67 (37.02%) WCF
7 62 (34.25%) Web Services
8 47 (25.97%) .NET Framework
9 35 (19.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 31 (17.13%) XML
11 29 (16.02%) WPF
12 24 (13.26%) HTML5
13 18 (9.94%) LINQ
13 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (8.29%) WinForms
16 14 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (7.73%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (6.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.87%) RIA
1 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.21%) Kindle
4 3 (1.66%) NHS
4 3 (1.66%) W3C
4 3 (1.66%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (0.55%) Informatics
6 1 (0.55%) Open Source
6 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.50%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (58.56%) MVC
2 34 (18.78%) OO
3 27 (14.92%) TDD
4 25 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (12.71%) OOD
6 18 (9.94%) Web Development
6 18 (9.94%) Scrum
7 9 (4.97%) MVVM
8 8 (4.42%) Time Management
8 8 (4.42%) Business Analysis
8 8 (4.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.87%) Web Application Development
9 7 (3.87%) BDD
9 7 (3.87%) User Stories
9 7 (3.87%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (2.76%) Web Design
10 5 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.21%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.21%) Project Management
11 4 (2.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 164 (90.61%) C#
2 88 (48.62%) JavaScript
3 50 (27.62%) SQL
4 22 (12.15%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.08%) VB.NET
5 11 (6.08%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.10%) Java
7 2 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Varnish
Vendors
1 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.52%) Oracle
3 7 (3.87%) Twitter
4 3 (1.66%) Telerik
4 3 (1.66%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.10%) Adobe
5 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.55%) Open Text
6 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
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