The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 84 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.50
Microsoft Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1535 1275 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.03% 92.12% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 670 407
Average daily rate £355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
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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
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Job
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Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) MDX
5 2 (18.18%) X++
6 1 (9.09%) MorphX
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) QlikView
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) QlikView
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) MorphX
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) X++
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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