The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 101 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.45% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £375 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1747 1570 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.74% 95.32% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 820 674
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 63
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 2 £385 -
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) CRM
1 14 (82.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
5 10 (58.82%) ERP
5 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (58.82%) jQuery
5 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (47.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (5.88%) Finance
10 1 (5.88%) Legal
10 1 (5.88%) Migration
10 1 (5.88%) Replication
10 1 (5.88%) Clustering
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (5.88%) Retail
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (5.88%) ETL

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (58.82%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.88%) tSQLt
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) CRM
2 10 (58.82%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) RedGate