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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 96 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.28% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate £385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.88 - £31.25
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
(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
Sale - 6 £385 -
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) CRM
1 15 (78.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) jQuery
4 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
4 11 (57.89%) ERP
5 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) ETL
10 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 2 (10.53%) QA
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (10.53%) Advertising
11 2 (10.53%) Finance

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
2 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) MorphX
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.26%) tSQLt
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) CRM
2 11 (57.89%) ERP
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.26%) Complex ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Red Gate
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
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