The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 74 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.00%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1162 982 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.86% 93.61% 90.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 492 587
Average daily rate £333 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 103
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
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 Microsoft Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 July 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
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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
Salford - - - - 1
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) EDMS
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 2 (22.22%) Document Management
5 2 (22.22%) EDI
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Agresso
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title 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 with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (11.11%) Agresso
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) EDMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago