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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 98 99 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.37% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.40% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
1699 1772 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.81% 94.91% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1029 808
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 57
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 25 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Advertising
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) X++
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP

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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) DOM
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) X++
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft